Business Insights

Plain Language – It’s for everyone

By On October 24, 2019

Using Plain Language for Clinical Trial Content According to the Institute of Medicine, there is a large disparity between the health information people receive and actually understand. Even those in the health… Read More

Business Insights

Site Motivation: A Key to Study Success

By On September 25, 2019

Motivating clinical research sites is one of the most overlooked factors in the pharmaceutical research industry. Even when sponsors and CROs do acknowledge the issue, they are often at a loss for… Read More

Business Insights

Erica Manning: From One Trial to Another

By On August 29, 2019

This year, the Imperial Clinical Research Services blog is featuring professional insights from some of the women leaders in our company. I sat down for a discussion with Erica Manning, who is… Read More

Creative Writing and Design

Writing material for translation: How to hit a home run

By On August 14, 2019

Oh wait, the title of this blog would not translate easily. A translator once told me that baseball idioms, used frequently in the United States, are difficult to translate. While baseball is… Read More

Life-Science Events

DIA 2019: Connections, Selfies, and Bridging the Gap

By On July 18, 2019

The Imperial Clinical Research Services business development team recently attended the Drug Information Association (DIA) Global Annual Meeting in San Diego. The DIA Annual Meeting gathers stakeholders across the drug development industry… Read More

Business Insights

Coping with Change

By On July 16, 2019

Change: Recognize the Challenges and Dive In Change is difficult for most. And why shouldn’t it be? We’re all hard-wired to like certainty in most situations. We prefer our usual morning routine,… Read More

Life-Science Events

Bridging the Gaps in Study Conduct

By On June 12, 2019

Today’s Challenges There are some amazing things happening in the field of clinical research right now. The hottest topics at the conferences I’ve attended over the past 18 months have been those… Read More

Life-Science Events

Ciao from an Important Clinical Trials Conference

By On June 1, 2019

Milan, a city of culture, renowned for its amazing gastronomy and shopping… and for two days in May, the home of the 9th annual Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Europe Conference. Rather than… Read More

Business Insights

The pursuit of “real” patient data: A look at wearables and trackers

By On May 6, 2019

Despite the recent boom and popularity of wearable technology, it isn’t a new thing. Wearables in clinical research have been around since the 1950s to track activity and since the ‘70s to… Read More

Ancillary Supplies

The Secret to International Clinical Trial Shipments Clearing Customs

By On May 1, 2019

Does shipment success hinge on a person you may have never met? An important member of your study team is a person you might never meet – it’s your registered importer, known… Read More