Let’s Bring Them Home!

posted on 22nd December 2015 in Data Talk

For the past twelve years, I have volunteered each Christmas to play the role of Santa in the children’s wing of Massachusetts General at their holiday party. Three of us share this role and the instructions we receive from the hospital are to make sure not to promise the patients that anything they ask for […]

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Clinical Data Management from the Ground Up

posted on 17th December 2015 in Data Talk

From both a business and ethical perspective, involving the clinical data management (CDM) team during the beginning stages of drug development has a number of benefits. The core product from any clinical trial is the data you reap from your team’s research. Managing the collection, cleaning and analysis of clinical trial data is quite a […]

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A New Generation of Wearable Devices for Clinical Trials

posted on 3rd December 2015 in Data Talk

Everyone is well aware of the consumer wearable devices such as the Apple Watch, Fitbit and other activity trackers to wear on your wrist. Aside from wristwatches, it’s been hard for wearable devices designed for other parts of the body to gain traction among the public. For example, the once spectacular Google Glass now seems […]

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