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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Cloud infrastructure in imaging trials: the need for quality

In an interesting interview in Bio.IT World, Glen DeVries, president of Medidata Solutions, spoke about the evolution of clinical trial processes and how we’re inevitably going toward cloud solutions. I couldn’t agree more. As Glen points out, we’ve seen this phenomenon across a multitude of industries: The advent of good software packages moved things from […]

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Moving from media to electronic submissions: Five tips every clinical PM should know

An Operations Project Manager at AG Mednet oversees the customization and deployment of AG Mednet’s exam processing and submission technology to its core lab and pharmaceutical/device customers. The set-up of AG Mednet software for an imaging clinical trial begins with a requirements-gathering process for the application build. The Project Manager works with the Operations Engineers […]

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Clinical trial submissions: Are more images better?

Clinical trials involving imaging endpoints produce significant amounts of digital data. If you compare an imaging trial with one that doesn’t collect medical images, the amount of bits and bytes sent from investigator sites in the former increase by multiple orders of magnitude. While everyone agrees that advanced scanning such as CT, MRI, angiography and […]

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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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