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Great News: Twitter now lets you add alt text to photos.

Posted by Trial Runners

285 million people are estimated to be visually impaired worldwide: 39 million are blind and 246 have low vision. About 90% of the world's visually impaired live in low-income settings. 82% of people living with blindness are aged 50 and above.

Twitter is taking a step toward making its service more accessible to visually impaired users. In an...

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Essential Project Management Skills

Posted by Melissa Pavlicek

Project Managers play a very important role in a CRO, they are the link in between the CRO, Sites, Sponsors, IRBs, Labs, etc.

As a project management professional, you’re a change agent working with teams that are made up of complex individuals in many different roles. Somehow you’re supposed to be a leader, and know how to read body language,...

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Cultivating a Culture of Leadership

Posted by Rynae Golke

At Trial Runners, we believe that positive sponsor relationships and successful clinical trials begin with a single factor: the right hire. We go to the ends of the earth, literally and almost figuratively, to recruit, select, train, retain, and mentor the right people for each vital role in the company.

Step 1: Recruit the Best

This starts with...

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The power of targeting: Successful Enrollment through Target Audience

Posted by Melissa Pavlicek

We all are aware of the significant negative impact that low patient enrollment can have on studies and clinical trials.  The process of recruiting patients for a clinical trial can be long and tedious and sometimes become a real nightmare. It is really alarming looking at statistics, according to a study by Tufts Center for the Study of Drug...

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Achieving Work/Life Balance

Posted by Rynae Golke

In the 2011 Better Life Index from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United States ranked last for work-life balance out of 23 countries. This is disheartening because work-life balance (whether good or bad) directly contributes to employee satisfaction, which in turn directly contributes to employee...

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Is your CRO your friend or a foe?

Posted by Trial Runners

Finding the right Contract Research Organization could be very difficult and sometimes become stressing and frustrating. At the end you are looking for a company you can trust and work with. So is your CRO your friend or a foe?

While outsourcing clinical trials studies or services you should be aware of how much do you trust your CRO. You can...

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