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How an FSP Team Implementing Standards Can Help Ensure On-Time Delivery of Trials
The authors outline how a functional service provider team implementing data standards within a global library can help to ensure the on-time delivery of clinical trials, while maintaining data quality and integrity.
Training for Operational Excellence
Samantha Hadfield comments on ways to streamline and expedite onboarding for FSP engagements.
Digital and Decentralized Solutions: Challenges Faced During eDiary Build
The authors document two early-stage challenges that exist in the design and implementation of eDiaries.
Decentralized Clinical Trials: Being Audit-Ready and Avoiding Pitfalls
Sanra Orset reviews trends in audit findings specific to DCTs and provides guidance on how to develop a new project delivery framework that will support audit readiness.
Interview: CRO PPD of Thermo Fisher – The Processes and Difficulties Within Rare Diseases
OSP was delighted to speak to Galina Nesterova, executive medical director at the Rare Disease & Pediatrics Center of Excellence, and Susan McCune, vice president of pediatrics and clinical pharmacology both within medical science and strategy at PPD, part of Thermo Fisher. They answered some pertinent questions surrounding rare diseases.
Vaccine Mega-Trials: Rare Behemoths in the Vaccine Trial Landscape
Paul Gillard provides an overview of vaccine mega-trials conducted over the last 20 years.
Concierge-style Services Becoming a Staple in Clinical Trials
Lauren Herring discusses the comprehensive and robust centralized and one-to-one patient support that characterizes patient concierge services.
Improving health equity and diversity throughout the life sciences
Lloryn Hubbard discusses how life science companies can address the disparities within clinical trials and health equity.
The Case for Loosening Trial Eligibility Reins
Dirk Reitsma notes that oncology studies have additional challenges compared to the many barriers to achieving diversity of populations in all clinical trials.