Posts Tagged ‘site monitoring’

Life Sciences Site Monitoring with Robotic Process Automation

Previously, I discussed fixing clinical trial challenges with robotic process automation. This blog analyses site monitoring, and how robotic process automation (RPA) can enhance it. While sponsors, CROs, and sites all acknowledge that site monitoring is a necessary part of ensuring clinical trials are run in compliance with governing regulations and protocols, it can be […]

Top 5 Pharma & Medical Device Blog Posts From November 2017

Now that December is here, I thought it would be neat to look back at what our readers found most interesting last month. Below are the top five blog posts Perficient’s life sciences practice wrote in November – they’re ranked in order of popularity, with number one being the most viewed piece. Top 25 Biotech Companies European […]

How To Fix Cumbersome Site Monitoring Visits To Clinical Sites

While sponsors, contract research organizations (CROs), and clinical sites all acknowledge that site monitoring is a necessary part of ensuring clinical trials are run in compliance with governing regulations and protocols, it can be a rather burdensome process, both for monitors and for sites. Monitors struggle with scheduling the visits, having access to everything they […]

7 Ways To Fix Your Relationships With Clinical Sites

In our nearly 20 years of working with the life sciences industry, we’ve spoken with countless pharmaceutical, medical device, and contract research organizations (CROs) about their relationships with clinical sites and investigators. We’ve listened to their struggles and the things they’ve done to try to make things better, including what’s worked and what hasn’t. We’ve […]

How To Make Site Monitoring Reports Easier And More Transparent

Imagine with me: Based on predefined clinical data and milestones, a site monitor receives a notification that one of her sites requires a site monitoring visit. She works with the site to schedule the visit, and both she and the site receive automated confirmation emails. The day of the visit, the monitor arrives at the […]

How To Use SmartScripts For Trip Reports In Oracle Siebel CTMS

Starting in Siebel IP2013, a little known enhancement was introduced in Oracle’s clinical trial management system (CTMS): the ability to incorporate Siebel SmartScripts directly into trip reports. What are SmartScripts? According to Oracle’s official documentation, “Siebel SmartScript allows business analysts, call center managers, and Siebel developers to create scripts to define the application workflow for interactive customer communications. […]