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Implementing Risk-Based Monitoring in Your Clinical Trial Processes

Over the past few years, we’ve begun to see a shift away from traditional site monitoring and more movement toward risk-based monitoring (RBM) programs. Instead of following a traditional monitoring plan in which a clinical research associate (CRA) routinely visits a site – approximately every six weeks – to complete source data verification (SDV) each […]

The Perfect Form

By: Paul Grady | Founder and CEO A few weeks back, I was listening in on a technology presentation for TrialKit, a native mobile eClinical system. TrialKit has the world’s most advanced form builder for clinical data management. Part of that is due to the advanced technology available on mobile devices (phones and tablets); the […]

Four Benefits of Using a Mobile App in Clinical Trials

A paradigm shift is occurring in the clinical trials industry surrounding mobile technology, or more specifically, mobile health (mHealth). Organizations are beginning to recognize the power mHealth has to positively affect their clinical trials and are implementing technologies at an increasing rate. A survey representing pharma, CROs, and service providers around the world indicated more […]

A Glance Back at 2017

As we enjoy the last week of 2017 at Crucial Data Solutions, we find ourselves reflecting on progress and growth. One month after the next, we were busy with product updates, releases, and customer relationships. Here’s a look back at our most momentous events of the year: February: Clinical Studio version 4.4’s update included a […]

Still Using Paper CRFs in Clinical Trials?

By: Dr. Leigh J. Mack | Chief Medical Officer Does your clinical trial look like this? The year is 2018. A sponsor for a new anti-arrhythmic medication and a CRO meet to discuss the strategy for a Phase 3 national clinical trial on the all-in-one system, Clinical Studio, that integrates other peripheral systems. What would […]

ePRO Now Available on Android Devices via TrialKit – Patient

We’ve seen the heavy adoption of electronic participant reported outcome (ePRO) and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) on the horizon for clinical trials for quite some time. More and more research professionals are realizing ePRO’s meaningful benefits and ability to improve clinical outcomes. That’s why we have taken steps this year to further enhance our ePRO technology and […]

Mobile Devices and Wearables: The New Source Document

By: Dr. Leigh J. Mack | Chief Medical Officer An evolution is happening in clinical research.  The change is the source document. We all remember the test question on the certification exam about recording the participant’s BP on the exam paper; this then becomes the source document and must be treated as such for the […]

Our Role in Patient Centricity

Research shows mobile devices have assumed the role of our primary digital tool. It’s now easier – and more enjoyable – to do virtually everything via native mobile apps: one can deposit a check, connect with friends, shop, and check the news faster with more security and flexibility than ever before. Recently, health and wellness […]