The COVID-19 pandemic is ravaging the world in so many ways. It has affected and hit hard how clinical trials were done and managed in pre-COVID times. While the direct impact is definitely on patient recruitment and patient care, other areas like data collection, data safety, data analysis, and overall trial management are hugely impacted.
A virtual clinical trial, also known as a decentralized clinical trial, is comparatively a new method of conducting clinical trials virtually. In a true sense, a virtual clinical trial has no physical interaction during the entire process. Technology plays a major role in a virtual clinical trial. Different patient-facing technologies like wearables, electronic monitoring apps, online social engagement
The clinical research industry has been rapidly remodeled by the digital revolution. This paradigm shift is exploding into a new way of drug development and clinical trials. A way where patient experience is at utmost precedence. Revolving business models, services, and products around the patient is becoming the new normal.
As the spread of COVID-19 has affected every industry, pharmaceutical and biotech companies are feeling the heat of it. In our last piece, we covered some of the issues the clinical trial industry, as a whole, was facing. With unexpected delays, over-flooded inboxes, and patient safety at risk, here are specific ways sponsors can and are alleviating the negative impact of the virus...
Overnight, the spread of COVID-19 has disrupted seemingly every industry from airlines and restaurants, to manufacturing. As the clinical research industry races towards a cure, it too faces distinct challenges. With rapid changes in regulations, patient safety concerns, and other COVID-19 related pressures, how can
Dear Clinical Research Industry, In today’s unprecedented times, our industry is amidst all the attention. With currently over 300 COVID-19 ongoing trials worldwide, everyone is playing their part in creating the first in-class vaccine for this virus.