Navigating Budgeting & Forecasting Challenges

  Challenges of Budgeting & Forecasting Clinical Trials for CROs and Sponsors Trial costs, scope, globalization, and complexity continue to rise along with pressures for greater time and cost efficiencies to support expanded pipelines and profits. Increase in outsourced vendors contribute to the total clinical trial budget and create a budgeting & forecasting challenge. The…

Stand Out from the Crowd- How to Market Your Site

Learn Tools & Practices to Promote Your Site to Sponsors & CROs In today’s competitive clinical trials landscape, it may seem nearly impossible for many sites to stand out to sponsors and CROs. Of all the research site tasks, the one that most often gets overlooked is business development.  According to Ron Hakes, CEO of…

Case Study- Resource Management & Time Tracking

Case Study: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute- Resource Management & Time Tracking Challenge: Dana Farber’s IT Program Management Office needed better data on resource allocation. Project team managers could see neither team members’ time cards nor planned vacations. Line managers could see project status reports. Neither group forecasted staffing needs. Management did not know if staff were…

Case Study- Integration

Case Study: Northeast Hearing Institute (NHI) -Integration Challenge: Northeast Hearing Institute staff used QuickBase to manage purchases AND used non-integrated, antiquated terminals to process credit cards which were cumbersome and were not PCI compliant. Solution: We integrated NHI QuickBase with an online merchant services provider to create a single,  PCI compliant system. Results: • Doctors…

Case Study- Data Analytics and Dashboards

Case Study: Eisai- Clinical Trial Data Analytics Dashboards Challenge: Executives at Eisai, a global pharmaceutical company, focused on HHC (Human Healthcare) had difficulty tracking and summarizing data for hundreds of clinical trials. The data was in dozens of systems Each system defined time periods and stage gates differently so consistently tracking key metrics was impossible…

CMS Liberates Data

The Health Data Consortium’s Health Data Liberators Award recognizes extraordinary contributions and leadership in the liberation of health data, helping to accelerate the pace and multiply the volume of data available to innovators in order to foster the creation of products and services to improve health and health care. Niall Brennan, Chief Data Officer and…