Life-Science Events

The Role of Patient Engagement in the Transition from Lab to Clinic

By On January 17, 2018

The drug discovery and development process is a complex and challenging landscape, especially for the majority of small biopharmaceutical and medical device companies. It’s truly a survival of the fittest environment, fraught… Read More

Business Insights

Looking Ahead

By On January 9, 2018

Each year I take time to put forth my observations about the year ahead. From a geopolitical perspective, I will not enter the fray, except to say as business leaders, the need… Read More

Business Insights

All is Bright: 5 Tips to Stay Productive this Holiday

By On December 15, 2017

Hark! The holiday season is upon us! Alongside the parties, shopping, and travel, WORK MUST STILL GET DONE. Let’s call it the December Challenge. It’s been around for a long time. Here… Read More

Business Insights

Translation Agencies – Will the Future Need Us?

By On November 30, 2017

Returning from the Association of Translation Companies (ATC) Language Industries Summit 2017, I reflected on an emerging theme that threaded across the presentations and discussion topics. Like the gas lamplighters of the 1800s,… Read More

Patient Recruitment and Retention

You Should Listen in on Patient Conversations

By On November 14, 2017

Getting feedback from potential clinical trial participants has long been part of research programs undertaken in our industry. The typical modus operandi is to seek out the information from a particular group… Read More

Patient Recruitment and Retention

Virtual Clinical Studies

By On October 26, 2017

Over the last several decades, the clinical research industry has been riddled with the challenge of meeting enrollment goals on time. Eighty percent of trials fall short of their goals. Moreover, the industry… Read More

Patient Recruitment and Retention

Patient Engagement: Is There an App for That?

By On October 12, 2017

With patient attrition rates in clinical trials on the rise, retention strategies and tools must be constantly refreshed, refined, and even invented. Truly patient-centric approaches to aid retention are called for. How… Read More

Patient Recruitment and Retention

Patient Centricity: Focus Groups for Protocol Design

By On September 28, 2017

This is the second in our Patient Centricity blog series. Read the first blog in the series, “What Does Patient Centricity Really Mean?” Pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and private medical facilities have been… Read More

Patient Recruitment and Retention

What Does Patient Centricity Really Mean?

By On July 10, 2017

Patient centricity is officially defined as the process of designing a service or solution around the patient. Sounds simple enough, right? For those of us in the clinical research space, it’s not… Read More

Avoca Consortium Summit, Dublin
Life-Science Events

The Avoca Consortium Summit: My Report from Dublin

By On July 10, 2017

In June, I attended the Avoca Consortium summit in Dublin on behalf of Imperial. Representatives from more than 40 companies working in pharma and biotech attended, which was quite an achievement, especially… Read More