With unrelenting pressures to rein in budgets and cycle times, stakeholders are turning to quality as a solution, starting with building it into study startup and bringing change to entrenched silos that stall trial operations.
The Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) provides the needed forum for leading CROs to collaborate and discuss this rapidly changing world of technology, regulatory requirements /guidance and industry standards in clinical research.
The future success of the life science industry in bringing new products to market rests on the ability of sponsors and CROs to work together successfully, providing both parties a compelling incentive to strengthen their partnership with the help of the right structure, tools, and strategies.
Globalization is adding to the complexity of running clinical trials and the pursuit of global trials is increasing. Globalization has an obvious impact on organizational structure of clinical operations teams, but what do the industry metrics have to say about cycle time performance of multi-country vs. single country studies? And economies of scale in clinical trials?
As medical practitioners increasingly seek to provide proactive management for their patients health, new digitally enabled therapies are being developed that consider disease progression and early preventative measures.