To be or not to be… compliant

There are a number of challenges when designing and building solutions for the collection and delivery of image submissions for clinical trials. One of them is compliance with global regulations governing the process. While regulations set forth by agencies such as the FDA, HIPAA, and their equivalents in Europe and Asia can be complicated, and […]

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Should BMW focus their R&D on developing new stereo systems?

There is a lot more riding on the success of an imaging trial today than ever before. The world economy, mergers and acquisitions, the state of sponsors’ pipelines and changes in the regulatory environment, have created the most demanding market for clinical trials ever. One of the results of this evolution is the increased focus […]

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Is site submission quality less important than data analysis?

Clinical trial sponsors have focused for years on finding the right investigators who can recruit patients, and choosing the best core laboratories to do the necessary data analysis. Without a doubt, having the best thought leaders associated with a trial can increase the level of success (defined as pursuing the right path and abandoning the […]

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Batching image submissions in clinical trials: the case against it!

Clinical trials are inherently risk management exercises, where sponsors, CROs and investigators work as a team to determine the effectiveness of a compound or treatment. In the late 1900s, form data submitted by investigators to CROs was sent using the latest in technology: fax. Prior to that, forms were mailed. The advent of EDC systems […]

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The right tools for the job make all the difference

Ask any artist, surgeon, carpenter or computer scientist what, aside from skill, makes them efficient and effective at their job and their answers will be the same. The tools of the trade are what enable them to deliver the best, most consistent results that their skills will allow. Having the right tools for any given […]

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