Standardizing Pipeline Management and Study Start-up in Clinical Trials 

As clinical research organizations grow, many tasks can become siloed and the overall lack of transparency can lead to inefficiencies, delays, and increased costs. Standardizing study start-up and pipeline management is crucial for improving trial efficiency, ensuring regulatory compliance, and enhancing data quality. By implementing a centralized platform and establishing standardized operations across all site … Read more

Top 5 Challenges in Clinical Trial Study Start-up and Pipeline Management 

Top 5 Challenges in Clinical Trial Study Start-Up and Pipeline Management

Study start-up and pipeline management are fraught with challenges that can hinder progress and efficiency. These complex processes involve meticulous planning, coordination, and execution from all parts of a research site organization, leaving ample opportunity for delays. Despite advances in technology and methodologies, research teams continue to face significant challenges that can extend timelines and … Read more

Understanding the Current Site Sector Consolidation Trend

RealTime eClinical Solutions - Understanding the Current Site Sector Consolidation Trend

The clinical research industry is undergoing a profound transformation, driven by market consolidation and technological innovation. To adapt, clinical research sites are embracing innovation, increased collaboration, and strategic positioning to thrive. The site consolidation trend shows no sign of abating. In this blog post, we caught up with Barry Lake, co-founder of Devana Solutions, a … Read more

Decoding How Sponsors Evaluate Research Sites for Clinical Trials

Decoding How Sponsors Evaluate Research Sites for Clinical Trials

When selecting clinical research sites for their trials, sponsors look for a blend of capabilities, resources, and a proven track record that promises the best outcomes for their studies. With sponsors seeking top-performing sites that align with their trial objectives, the ability to showcase expertise, efficiency, and reliability is key component of successful to success. … Read more

Advancing Clinical Trial Site Management: Strategies for Improved Performance

Advancing Clinical Trial Site Management: Strategies for Improved Performance

One common frustration in the initiation phase of clinical trials is the frequent occurrence of delays. In an analysis published by Nature, nearly a quarter of all trials experienced setbacks due to strategic issues, commercial barriers, and operational challenges. The financial repercussions of such setbacks are significant, with drug developers facing potential losses ranging from … Read more

Transitioning from Paper to Electronic Workflows in Clinical Trials with Devana

Transitioning from Paper to Electronic Workflows in Clinical Trials with Devana

Clinical trials play a pivotal role in advancing medical research and bringing new treatments to patients. Traditionally, trials have been conducted using paper-based methods for startup activities and beyond, such as negotiating Confidentiality Disclosure Agreements (CDAs) and managing regulatory processes, but the landscape is rapidly evolving. In recent years, there has been a growing momentum … Read more

Why Your Clinical Research Site Needs More Than a CTMS

Clinical trials require precise management across various domains such as patient recruitment, data collection, regulatory compliance, and stakeholder communication. While Clinical Trial Management Systems (CTMS) have been pivotal in organizing and simplifying many of these aspects for clinical research sites, the complexity of modern clinical research often necessitates a broader array of solutions.   CTMS platforms … Read more

Expedite Your Study Startup – A Site Checklist

Study startup and site activation are key to the clinical trial process, but often suffer from delays. It can be a time-consuming undertaking and requires multiple teams and moving parts to successfully begin a trial at the best sites for the protocol. In fact, a recent ACRP survey revealed that study startup was ranked among … Read more

Speed Up Your Research Site Organization’s Turnaround Times 

Regardless of size and type, clinical research site organizations compete for trial opportunities from CROs and sponsors. There are many factors that can make a site stand out amongst the crowd, but turnaround times for key items may be one of the larger deciding factors. CROs and sponsors want to get trials up and running … Read more

Accelerate the Clinical Trial Process

Clinical trials are essential for advancing medical research and bringing new treatments to patients. However, the complexity involved in organizing and managing these trials can often result in delays and inefficiencies. To overcome these challenges and accelerate the clinical trial process, it is crucial to focus on streamlining efficiency and collaboration among the multiple teams … Read more