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Selecting an EDC solution to support your clinical research requirements can be a confusing and frustrating endeavor. It’s very easy to get lost in the weeds trying to compare the specific details of each system.  While it’s clearly important to ensure key functionality is available within your chosen solution, you need to guard against an […]

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My parents love to tell a story from way back when I was two years old. My recollection is fuzzy for obvious reasons, but as I am told, my folks informed my babysitter that I liked birds. He was trying to keep me entertained by quizzing me on the various species of woodpeckers in our […]

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DIA 2014 Annual Meeting

This year marked the half century mark for the DIA Annual Meeting, and MedNet was very excited to be a part of this milestone celebration.  Year in and year out, I am amazed at how many new people we meet through extensions of the strong relationships we have built for over a decade. Hearing their […]

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In my 6+ years with MedNet Solutions, I have had an amazing opportunity to work with countless quality individuals from around the world while providing them with iMedNet EDC training.  During these sessions, there are many individual lessons that I personally bring to the table.  I also open myself up to learning from each training participant based […]

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MedNet is pleased to present the following guest post from Bradley Joblin of Armstrong Clinical. Never before has drug development strategy faced such a need for innovation. Within the pharmaceutical industry, the return on R&D expenditure has fallen from an industry average of approximately 20 percent 20 years ago, to 10 percent now (1). The need […]

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As a Contract Research Organization (CRO), you undoubtedly have a wide variety of client needs.  As leaders and experts you are expected to conform to these requests in an efficient manner. To satisfy your clients’ demands you need an electronic data capture system (EDC) that can conform to your expertise. You need an EDC that […]

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MedNet is pleased to present the following guest post from Vicki Klutzaritz of Advance Research Associates, an iMedNet Partner organization. Standards in Clinical Research – currently a buzz-phrase in the industry. But why are standards important and why will they make a significant impact to your company? Below are the “who, what, when and why” […]

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Over the past few years I have learned that early detection is of the utmost importance. In April of 2010, my family and I found ourselves sitting in a hospital family counseling office where we learned that my Mother, (who is also a daughter, sister, aunt, and grandmother), was diagnosed with Stage IV Metastatic Breast […]

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In his post a few weeks ago, my colleague Marc Schwartz stressed the importance of considering data quality during the eClinical solution design and build phase – well before the study goes live. Here are some tips and tricks on how this can be done. Before designing any form or protocol specific edit checks, we […]

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“Build Good Quality Into The System Versus Inspecting Bad Quality Out Of The System” W. Edwards Deming, a statistician and the de facto father of continuous quality improvement (CQI), is often paraphrased using the subtitle of this blog post. The implications are that it is ultimately more time and cost effective to take the extra […]

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