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You Don’t Know if You Don’t Ask

By On July 17, 2018

Paper and pencil are so passé. Technology is being used in all types of studies to collect patient data in a myriad of ways. But even the simplest piece of technology is… Read More

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4 Tips for Writing for Patients in Clinical Trials

By On June 13, 2018

Writing for patients can be tricky. Now, layer in the unique challenges of those participating in clinical research trials. Intimidated? Don’t be. By sticking to a few parameters, you can write content… Read More

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Bridging Research and Health Care: If We Don’t Do it, Someone Else Will

By On May 21, 2018

I recently had the honor and privilege of representing Imperial at the inaugural Bridging Clinical Research and Clinical Health Care conference in National Harbor, Maryland. It was interesting and worthwhile. The conference… Read More

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Pre-approval communications prior to export: Why are they so important?

By On May 3, 2018

The best way to answer this question is with the catchphrase a chain is only as strong as its weakest link.  After 25 years of managing global clinical trial studies for clients,… Read More

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Patient Centricity: Tools to Apply To Clinical Trials

By On April 18, 2018

If you’re a professional in the clinical trial world, you have probably heard about patient centricity. It has been a top industry buzzword for the last few years. But patient centricity is… Read More

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Shipping Globally? Who is Your Importer of Record?

By On February 8, 2018

Planning to export an ancillary supply or a medical device? Get ready for some bureaucratic red tape. Country governments take compliance with their import and export laws and regulations seriously. If a… Read More

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

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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