Study Conduct

Clincierge expands clinical concierge services for trial participants and families

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Clincierge, a Philadelphia-based provider of specialized services and personalized support designed to overcome barriers to patient participation in clinical studies, expanded its patient concierge service into Cyprus. This is the 30th country where the company’s high-touch, one-on-one services for patients and families are available to aid companies conducting clinical trials increase trial enrollment and improve patient retention, thus helping to ensure that costly studies complete on time and on budget.

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Society for Clinical Research Sites adds Covance as Global Impact Partner

Monday, July 6, 2015

The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), a global trade organization dedicated to representing the interests of clinical research sites, has announced a two-year partnership with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp). Covance Drug Development will participate as a Global Impact Partner (GIP), a relationship designed to facilitate critical dialogue between industry stakeholders and clinical research sites.

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FDA, TransCelerate, INC Research to speak at 10th Annual Global Site Solutions Summit

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), a global trade organization representing the interests of clinical research sites, has announced an invigorated, solution-driven program for the 10th Annual Global Site Solutions Summit. The Summit will be Oct. 8-11, in Amelia Island, Fla. The annual meeting, which attracts investigators, site executives and industry executives from around the globe, is inclusive of interactive sessions, knowledge and best practice sharing, and networking opportunities, centered around the collaboration-focused theme “Better Together.”

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BIA responds to Jim O’Neill’s review on antimicrobial resistance

Monday, June 22, 2015

The U.K. Bioindustry Association (BIA) has submitted its initial response to Jim O’Neill’s review on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), focusing on his interim report Securing new drugs for future generations: The antibiotics pipeline, published in May. Steve Bates, CEO of the BIA, put forward the case that any new economic model should be based on an informed stewardship not restrictive stewardship approach.

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U.S. Oncology Research, Cure Forward collaborate

Friday, June 19, 2015

U.S. Oncology Research, a network of integrated, community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality treatments through clinical trials, has inked a collaboration with Cure Forward, a patient activation company. U.S. Oncology Research and Cure Forward will work together to make personalized medicine more accessible and approachable in the community setting, reinforcing the cooperation that exists between physicians and patients through educational resources and improved clinical trial matching.

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