What The Future Holds For Clinical Research Sites and CRA's: An Interview With Joe From Medidata

I finally got a chance to interview a clinical research technology savant, Joe Dustin, from Medidata.  I have been following Joe for years and I am glad we got to sit down and document our discussion on the future of clinical research and where we are headed as an industry in the very near future. 

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How To Climb The Clinical Research Corporate Ladder Or Start Your Own: Interview With Dr Perez

I finally got the chance to interview Dr. Perez, a seasoned clinical research executive that has worked on so many levels from Sponsor projects, to CRO corporate level positions to research site positions and ownership.  In this interview we discuss how anyone can gain some experience in the clinical trials space, and climb the corporate ladder.  Above all else, it shows the plethora of options that are available to clinical research professionals.  

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The Many Ways To Pay Or Partner With Your Clinical Research Physician

In this episode I discuss some creative and also more traditional strategies that clinical research sites may choose to implement when they decide to compensate their Principal Investigator physicians whom are undertaking the responsibilities for their clinical trials.  

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Streamlining your clinical research staff

In this episode, Dan Sfera and Chris Sauber discuss how clinical research sites can streamline their research staff to provide more efficiency and better data to their Sponsors and CRO's.  

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What Are CAPA Plans In Clinical Research and How Can You Develop One For Your Site?

Known as corrective and preventative action plans, CAPA's are used by clinical research sites when there are consistent or significant process flaws in the operations at the research site level.  In this episode Dan Sfera and Chris Sauber discuss what CAPA plans are and how research clinics can create them.  

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Nurse Practitoners Are Massively Underrated In Clinical Research

Staffing in clinical research, particularly Investigator oversight at a clinical research site level, has been an issue plaguing the industry for decades.  In this video, I discuss the ways in which nurse practitioners can provide a buffer for PI oversight and clinician involvement in a clinical study.  

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A CRA Tells All: What Makes A Good Clinical Research Site, How To Get Started In This Field and More

I had the pleasure of interviewing a Senior Clinical Research Associate at a large Contract Research Organization.  In this interview we discussed how she got her start in the field, what distinguishes good research sites from bad ones, and how CRA life is constantly evolving.  Enjoy!

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How To Get More Studies, Patients and Physicians For Your Clinical Research Site Online

In this long form piece of content, I get into how clinical research companies can utilize tried and proven old school methods of improving their businesses, as well as new digital marketing strategies.  Whether you are trying to get patients for your studies, physicians for your sites, or study opportunities for your organization, this video attempts to provide some guidance and actionable strategies for you.  

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What Novice Clinical Research Associates Should Know

I had an opportunity to interview Daniel Regut, a Senior Clinical Research Associate, on what new CRA's need to keep in mind when it comes to performing their job functions.  There are tons of value bombs in this interview and I hope you are able to take something away from it so you can do a better job as a clinical research professional.   

What Your Clinical Trial Site Needs After Obtaining A PI And A Location

If you are a startup clinical research site and just got your first physician to agree to do studies with you, these are the next steps that you can take as well as some important events that you can expect.  

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The Fast and Slow Methods Of Clinical Research Opportunity Prospecting

If you are a clinical researcher, you need to do both!.  In this video I share some business development techniques that any prospective clinical research can begin implementing right away.  

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Using Clinical Trials dot gov to find studies and possible career opportunities

It amazes me how many opportunities exist in the clinical research space and are publicly visible on clinicaltrials.gov and how few people in the industry actually ever utilize the service as a business development or job generating tool.  

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Will AI Ever Replace Clinical Research Professionals?

I interviewed Dr Mack, a clinical research physician, technology maven, and futurist on the state of the clinical trials industry today, and where he sees the industry headed in the short and long term future.  

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Going Through A Clinical Research Interim Monitoring Visit Report With Some CRA Academy Interns

I spent an afternoon with some of our CRA Academy graduates and went through an interim monitoring visit report from the perspective of a clinical research associate.   

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Standard Operating Procedure Writing For Clinical Research Sites

On one of our recent webinars, Chris Sauber and myself from DSCS CRO got into what clinical research sites can do to effectively write audit proof standard operating procedures.  

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CRA Productivity Tips From A Senior Clinical Research Associate

I had the opportunity to interview Daniel Regut from The CRA Coach.  In this interview we got into some productivity tips for novice and experienced clinical research associates alike.  As a CRA myself, I found many of the tips to be quite practical.

 

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Metrics That Matter For Clinical Research Sites

In the age of risk based monitoring in clinical research, sites need to be wary of what they are being measured against.  In this video I discuss some site metrics that matter now and will continue to matter for the foreseeable future.  Enjoy!

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Tackling The Clinical Research Patient Recruitment Issue From A Digital Perspective

I got a chance to site down with  who is a healthcare digital marketing guru.  In this video we get into some practical strategies that clinical research sites can implement immediately to position themselves for success going forward in the digital marketing age.  

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A Day In The Life Of A Clinical Research Associate and How YOU Can Get Started

I was fortunate enough to have the chance to interview Mina Youssef, a CRA from Philadelphia, PA.  Mina and I discuss some topics that might be of interest for hopeful clinical research associates, and some for seasoned vets.  Enjoy!

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4 Value Contributions Clinical Research Sites Should Look Into For Their Physicians

When clinical research sites are prospecting physicians to join their teams, they should look for these 4 traits and qualities.  

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