Category: virtual clinical trials

Decentralized Clinical Trials: The Future of Clinical Research

Over the past decade, the rise of this digital technology has transformed various sectors, from finance to healthcare. One particular area that has seen significant innovation is the realm of clinical trials. Traditionally conducted at centralized sites like hospitals or clinics, the latest trend is moving towards decentralized clinical trials (DCTs). Clinical trials are prospective

Applications of Blockchain in Various Sectors: An Introduction

Introduction and Applications of Blockchain The term blockchain refers to the way it stores transaction data in blocks that are linked to form a chain. This technology is also known as Distributed Ledger Technology. Since every entry is stored as a block on the chain, the length of the chain increases as more transactions are

Clinical Trial Management: Clinical trial site management landscape

Clinical trials form an integral part of the overall drug development process, enabling the necessary evaluation of the safety and efficacy of a drug candidate. Studies suggest that around 40% of the total investment made for the development of drug candidate is dedicated to clinical trials; this is equivalent to an expenditure of USD 78

Site Management Organization: A Trend in the Clinical Trial Domain

Innovators in the pharmaceutical industry are constantly developing ways to improve the process of conducting clinical trial management. Amidst other alternatives, outsourcing various trial operations to a specialized service provider, such as site management organization, has emerged as a viable option for various developers. The advantages of engaging such specialized service providers are numerous and

Clinical Trial Design: What Does the Future Hold?

Over the years, clinical research has undergone an evolutionary change, in terms of cost of research, technology used, and duration of the study. It is worth highlighting that clinical research involves two major steps, namely study design and study reporting. Further, study design involves three key steps, theoretical design, data collection design and statistical analysis

Virtual Clinical Trials: The Present And Future Of Pharma Research

The lack of patient centricity in traditional clinical trials is known to inhibit trial sponsors to retain enough patients, which is critical to successfully complete safety and efficacy evaluations of novel therapeutic interventions on predetermined completion dates. In addition, the lack of participant compliance in clinical trials often leads to massive delays which are known