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CROs Moving Away from Manual Systems and Searching for the Best CTMS

CROs want to improve their study processes, achieve significant benefits and get better visibility to performance metrics.

CROs are moving away from manual systems and looking for unified clinical model as a software solution. The necessity for this is forced by the contemporary approach of end-to-end systems, as well as the need of seamless collaboration between all internal and external stakeholders. In addition, clinical trial software solutions deliver better metrics-driven insights across the lifecycle thus enhancing performance. In fact, almost 100% of CROs express the need to unify their current clinical...

Natural Products Promote Weight Loss and Relieve Metabolic Syndrome

Natural products cure obesity

Natural products used for medicinal plants and dietary ingredients promote weight loss, latest study finds. A group of scientists have recently published a scientific text, which indicates a significant connection between human microbiota, dietary changes and weight loss. But are natural products a panacea for obesity and metabolic diseases? Not only that, but the most recent study demonstrated the importance of medicinal plants and natural plant-based food sources for human health in...

Research Trends Highlight Natural Compound Medicines as The Most Important Source of Novel Drugs

Natural compound medicines are trending in the clinical world with their rediscovered healing potential.

Natural compound medicines are trending in the clinical world with their rediscovered therapeutic potential. The scientific interest in drug discovery from natural sources has been raised due to the major strengths of natural product-based medicines. As a matter of fact, advanced plant-derived natural products are currently in many actively recruiting clinical trials. The most recent technological advances as well as research trends clearly indicate that natural medicines will be among the most...

CTMS Demonstration: Tips to Successful System Evaluation

CTMS Demonstration: Best Practices When Evaluating Live Demos of Clinical Trial Management Systems

CTMS demonstration is a necessary step that an organization needs to do, when selecting the best product. Clinical research technologies are useful tools when it comes to organizing, storing and managing the entire information that is included in the trial. However, the first steps towards selecting a new system are always filled with uncertainty and concern about choosing the best software for the organization. Therefore, one of the important and most effective steps to undertake is the...

Investing in a CTMS: 3 Advantageous Reasons for Small Pipeline

Investing in a CTMS: Three Reasons to Start While Your Study Pipeline is Small

Investing in a CTMS would be a good idea before your study pipeline is full. Purchasing a clinical trial management system at a later time might be a drawback for the success of the research site due to several reasons. There are at least three main benefits of integrating this type of software, while having smaller number of studies. Justifying the costs  Small- or mid-sized research sites, might not feel the necessity of using a CTMS. However, having enough studies to...

Cloud-Based CTMS: Is the Successful Implementation Really a Myth?

Cloud-Based CTMS: Is Effective Implementation a Myth?

Cloud-based CTMS is the greatest trend in the clinical research softwares at the moment. However, selecting the proper CTMS (clinical trial management system) that fits your organization’s processes and needs might not be only overwhelming but also not an easy task. There are many factors that you should consider when selecting the best system and the right vendor to streamline your operations, and they begin from the functionalities of the system and its user-friendliness. If you are in the...

5 questions you need to ask prior making new CTMS selection

CTMS selection and vendors switching process

CTMS selection is a very complex process, which requires a lot of attention and engagement of variety of specialists. It is one of the toughest things to do, but after you end up with the appropriate software, you never go back. However, there is always a chance that the chosen clinical trial management system is not right for you. It may not have the entire list of functionalities you need. Or maybe you have selected a software, which has more than you can adopt and is being...

Clinical research organizations with CTMS vs without CTMS: Five Major Differences

CTMS utilization: with or without for the clinical research organizations?

Clinical research organizations (CROs) are very important factor in clinical research, as they save sponsors a lot of the cost by conducting their trials. The role of the CRO is to make sure that the completion of the clinical trial is successful. The expensive cost of trials, the inefficient organization and management, many phases and regulations, may be a setback to the entire process. What is more, the sponsors need effective ways to control clinical research...

CTMS Implementation Success: Top Five Steps to Keep You On Track

CTMS Implementation Plan Success Tips

CTMS implementation success might seem not that easy, especially when utilizing this kind of software for the first time. In this case it is important to have a very well sketched plan that will help you with the initial steps to get everything in place. The beginning is the toughest part and this is the reason why we share with you some ideas that you might find helpful. Step 1: Involve the Team...

Top 6 Challenges in Clinical Trial Management

Top greatest challenges that are currently met in the clinical trial management

Clinical trial management is complex due to the inclusion of multiple factors that need to be met by any team. Even more concerning is that these factors “behave” rather unpredictable, thus influencing the processes involved in the clinical research. The negative effect is the prolonged time-span and the delayed market introduction of new drug formulas. As a result, pharma companies seek new ways of reducing the “time-to-market” phenomenon, generally be improving the clinical trial...