Certain online options make it easier to target audiences and potentially recruit new patients. Others may even be used to recruit new Principal Investigators (PI’s).
This video explores the claim that there is a difference between the interactions of either a sponsor or a Contract Research Organization (CRO) and a research site. While few differences between the two groups exist, it is evident that the future of research efforts will rely heavily on CRO presence.
Although there are different routes to obtaining the highly desired Clinical Research Associate (CRA) position, some routes may be more effective. Typically, smaller companies that use CRA’s, are more likely to promote a new CRA from within their own organization.
This video describes some of the goals of a proof of concept study. Some of the benefits of conducting these types of studies are discussed from a site owner’s perspective.
Some sites will add identifiers to each page of the Informed Consent Form (ICF). However, there is no standard way to complete the informed consent process.
Due to the high cost of conducting studies, sponsors are always searching for ways to increase the efficiency of data collection. One notable tool is the Electronic Data Capture (EDC) platform that has appeared, and has opened the door for similar technology, such as the virtual workspace.