Beth Harper
Introducing the most advanced simulation-enabled tools for
remote training and performance management
of virtual and hybrid clinical trial sites.
Correcting Site Enrollment In 3 Steps

Correcting Site Enrollment In 3 Steps

Patient enrollment is a common subject of discussion among both sponsors and research sites. Challenges to enrollment can be myriad, and the root causes are hard to pin down. But effective enrollment is critical to the ultimate success of any clinical trial, and there...

Reducing Protocol Deviations With Training-Based Metrics

Reducing Protocol Deviations With Training-Based Metrics

Protocol deviations can have a detrimental effect on new drug development, adding to costs and time to clinical trials and even putting the acceptability of data generated during a study at risk. Despite this, protocol deviations seem to be viewed as just part of...

SIVs: Identify Skill Gaps Before Retraining

SIVs: Identify Skill Gaps Before Retraining

As a former CRA, I have spent the better part of my career mentoring, teaching, and helping CRAs become competent at monitoring clinical trials to ensure compliance with protocol and GCP. In light of this experience, I urge all CRAs and monitors to STOP THE MADNESS of...

The Fallacy of Footnotes Within Clinical Protocols

The Fallacy of Footnotes Within Clinical Protocols

As part of our series covering all the do's and don'ts surrounding protocols, I wanted to call attention to one of the greatest urban legends in clinical research...the requirement to include endless footnotes (in size 6 or 8 font no less!), at the end of the schedule...

Stop the SIV Madness

Stop the SIV Madness

At the outset of this post, I want to make one thing clear. I am a huge fan of and an advocate for CRAs.  I’ve been one and I have spent the better part of my career mentoring, teaching and helping CRAs develop their competency to effectively monitor clinical trials...

Are Your Sites Failing Your Training? If Not, They Should Be!

Are Your Sites Failing Your Training? If Not, They Should Be!

Are Your Sites Failing Your Training?  If Not, They Should Be!  Did you know that 100% of a seasoned clinical research audience attending a recent webinar all agreed on the key metric that should define investigative site training success?  Can you guess what that...

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