Ancillary Supplies

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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Surviving the Transition Into Clinical Trials: Getting Started

By On April 5, 2018

We recently held the second of our presentation series “Surviving the Transition to Clinical Trials” at JLABS in Toronto. More than 45 people, representing biotech, pharma, and medical device companies, came to… Read More

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A look at – Outsourcing in Clinical Trials West Coast Conference

By On March 15, 2018

The 10th Annual Outsourcing in Clinical Trials West Coast Conference covered a wide range of subjects. New this year were three tracks on clinical innovation, early phase development, and data-driven approaches, and… Read More

Life-Science Events

SCOPE Summit 2018: Excitement and Engagement

By On February 28, 2018

I had the opportunity to attend the SCOPE Summit for Clinical Ops Executives in Orlando, February 12-15. It’s been a few years since I last attended a SCOPE Summit, so it was… Read More

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3 Ways to Outsmart the Big Dogs as You Move into the Clinic

By On February 23, 2018

You’ve done all the background work. You’ve navigated the complex U.S. regulatory environment and achieved investigational new drug approval. You’ve secured investors and assembled your core team. You are now preparing for… Read More

Ancillary Supplies

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

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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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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

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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