Clinical trials are fundamental in advancing medical science, offering new treatments and drugs to improve patient care. However, managing these trials is a complex task involving multiple stages and stakeholders. To streamline this process, Clinical Trial Management Systems (CTMS) have become essential for clinical research sites to organize efficient site management. Historically, clinical trial management … Read more
Do you have the right site technology to start studies faster, reduce FDA audit risk and lower protocol deviations? Increasingly, clinical research is transitioning from paper-based processes to the adoption of electronic workflows. In fact, since the FDA’s 2003 draft guidance on electronic technology in clinical investigations, the industry has witnessed a surge in the … Read more
According to a review from the National Library of Medicine, clinical trials can fail for many reasons. Among the top five pain points include problems with (i) patient recruitment; (ii) enrollment; (iii) retention; (iv) safety issues; and (v) failing to maintain protocols or FDA guidance. However, from mitigating FDA audit risks to managing patient recruitment and engagement, there is … Read more
According to the National Library of Medicine, an estimated 80% of trials fail to meet enrollment deadlines resulting in recruitment extensions and even termination of studies. If you are a clinical research site owner, this is most likely not a surprise. What you may not know is that this doesn’t have to be a significant problem. … Read more
While this is commonly used in the onboarding phase, customers have access to it for the entire lifetime of using RealTime’s solutions. Scheduling a periodic training session can be beneficial to learn about new features and functionalities that you may not be fully utilizing that could increase your efficiencies.
As clinical research sites and site networks become more sophisticated, they’ve come to rely heavily on advanced CTMS, eRegulatory and eSOURCE solutions to manage their full set of clinical operations. The size and complexity of data stored in these systems often includes HIPAA protected subject demographic data, medical and medication history, study-specific enrollment data, financial … Read more
Does your CTMS system have a dedicated mobile app? If not, you may be asking, “Why would I even need a CTMS mobile app? My current CTMS vendor claims that it is not necessary because my CTMS scales to mobile devices.” Let’s dive into how RealTime, the only CTMS company to have a dedicated mobile app, is enabling clinical research coordinators, investigators, and other front-line researchers to execute their daily tasks more efficiently and effectively using tools that are only possible with a mobile app. The following are some of the key benefits that RealTime customers can enjoy by using the features on our MobileApp: