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Data Champions in Risk-Based Monitoring

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  • 20 Apr

Data Champions in Risk-Based Monitoring

The centuries-old saying, "knowledge is power" coined by Francis Bacon in 1597, is fitting in our risk-based monitoring (RBM) conversations today. In research − trial data is power. This is becoming even more apparent as our data is being used in new ways to inform monitoring and study management decisions to run better trials.

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New Approaches for Measuring Muscle Fatty Infiltration

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  • 17 Apr

Clinical Trial FIT-ness: New Approaches for Measuring Fat

The presence of fatty infiltration in muscles of the lower extremities (thigh and calf) serves as a proxy for impaired muscle function and metabolic status, often seen with musculoskeletal diseases like osteoarthritis (OA), Sarcopenia, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Pompe disease and Polymyositis/Dermatomyositis. Most clinical research for musculoskeletal diseases relies on non-invasive imaging methodologies for assessing changes in inter-muscular adipose tissue (inter-MAT), intra-muscular adipose tissue (intra-MAT) and muscle in the lower extremities.

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The Four Pillars of Intelligent Monitoring

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  • 24 Mar

Risk-Based Monitoring (RBM) Evidence Mounting In the recent paper from industry consortium TransCelerate BioPharma, Inc., Evaluating Source Data Verification as a Quality Control Measure in Clinical Trials (available here) issued in November 2014, RBM gains further support as evidence from actual clinical trials is presented corroborating earlier findings cited by the US FDA and EMA.

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Practical Risk Based Monitoring Methodologies

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  • 17 Mar

eClinical Greetings from Barcelona!
Jonathan Andrus
After a few crimps in the travel plans thanks to another winter storm hitting the US, everyone arrived safe and sound in sunny Barcelona for our second Annual European User Conference. It was two days of quality time with our customers and partners (recapped here in a news release).

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CTMS Microsoft SharePoint Integration Key to CROs

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  • 12 Mar

CTMS: Microsoft SharePoint Integration
When surrounded by such beauty and energy in Barcelona, who wants to sleep? Having just returned from BioClinica's European User Conference there last week, I admit I'm still reacclimatizing to the UK as I write this.

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Site Monitoring Reinvented Part 2

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  • 02 Mar

Regulatory authorities require clinical trial progress to be monitored. The site visit report, known as the Monitor Visit Report (MVR), is where sponsors provide evidence that all regulated activities have been completed along with documentation of the outcome. These reports are open to regulatory inspection at any time during a study, as well as after, and even post product approval.

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Site Monitoring Reinvented Part 1

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  • 02 Mar

CTMS and MVR, Across the Great Divide
As anyone in pharma knows, our industry is undergoing major change; clinical trials are rapidly evolving and eClinical technologies are becoming more sophisticated by the day. Meanwhile site monitoring continues to be one of the most critical, costly, and labor-intensive activities in a clinical trial. Looking for a better way to address this, many organizations have made the switch from conventional CTMS to the "Microsoft Office-Smart" model.

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Evaluating Cardiotoxicity: The Importance of Strain Imaging

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  • 27 Feb

Cardiotoxicity stemming from oncology drugs is a common problem facing drug sponsors, clinicians and cancer patients. Drug-induced cardiotoxic effects can be classified based on the mechanism of toxicity into three broad categories: myocardial damage and Left Ventricular (LV) dysfunction, vascular abnormalities and hypertension, and QT prolongation and arrhythmias.

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IRT Sourcing Models, Breaking with Convention (Part 2)

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  • 18 Feb

In the last blog we talked about how technology transfer is gaining ground on the conventional Software as a Service (SaaS) IRT sourcing model. In this blog post, I will explain the advantages of the technology and design behind Trident that make it particularly well-suited for IRT technology transfer. So let's dive right in.

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IRT Sourcing Models, Breaking with Convention (Part 1)

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  • 18 Feb

When it comes to Interactive Response Technology (IRT) – systems used to perform subject randomization, drug dispensing and study drug resupply – Software as a Service (SaaS) continues to be the conventional delivery model including here at BioClinica.

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Key Insights from SCDM Euro Leadership Forum

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  • 06 Feb

As SCDM's 2014 Chair I had the honor of presenting the keynote at the EU Leadership Forum held in The Netherlands, December 2014. Celebrating the organization's 20th Anniversary and all that's been accomplished, we took a light-hearted look at the Evolution of the Clinical Data Management Role.

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Escalating Role of Medical Imaging in AD Clinical Trials

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  • 30 Jan

Alzheimer's disease is one of the most important health challenges facing aging populations worldwide. Disease modifying therapies are desperately needed and many potential treatments are currently being tested in clinical trials. The role and impact of medical imaging in AD trials continues to grow, especially as clinicians and scientists seek to define and treat AD at the earliest stages of disease.

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Meet the Global Head of Bioclinica's Pharmacovigilance and Regulatory Operations

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  • 27 Apr

Aman Wasan heads Bioclinica's Safety & Regulatory Services and also serves as Country Head for India Operations. Bioclinica offers specialized pharmacovigilance (PV) services including end-to-end case processing, aggregate reporting, signal detection/assessment and safety call center services to biopharmaceutical organizations across the globe. Bioclinica also specializes in PV as a Service (PVaaS) and as a traditional on-premise model.

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Realize the Benefits of a Fully Developed CTMS Without the Typical Time to Implement, Using OnPoint Direct CTMS

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  • 25 Apr

In our experience, many small- to mid-sized companies view the implementation of a Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) to be too resource-intensive (finances, time and human resources); because of this and other reasons, many of these companies compromise with systems comprised primarily of manual processes using spreadsheets, half-built internal systems or less-than-ideal implementations. However, CTMS plays an integral role in the conduct of your trials, and the implementation should support your specific needs.

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Top 5 Criteria for Your RBM Software Selection

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  • 20 Apr

There is increasing recognition of the importance of implementing risk-based monitoring (RBM) systems to aid with the monitoring and reporting of relevant risks in clinical trials, rather than relying on traditional methods based on disparate data sources and manual collation processes. Software-based RBM systems automate predetermined monitoring tasks, provide alerts for identified risks and can provide audit trails for regulatory submissions. However, all RBM systems are not the same.

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Risk Management and RTSM

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  • 17 Apr

The revisions in ICH E6 (R2) – Good Clinical Practice has garnered a lot of attention, not least because of the explicit recommendations for the incorporation of a formal risk analysis when planning and executing trials. The starting point for managing risk effectively is adopting a suitable risk analysis and mitigation method, such as risk scoring or failure modes effects analysis. We need to understand what could go wrong (hazard), what happens if it occurs (impact), how likely it is to happen (probability), and how likely we are to realize it has happened (detectability).

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