Deadline. The word alone can stir up some seriously negative feelings – anticipation, frustration, anxiety, even dread – all these feelings embodied in the connotation of a single word. Unfortunately, deadlines are a necessary evil, both in the business world and in our personal lives. There is a way to shift our thinking, however: we can move our...Read More »
The modern business world has undergone a lot of changes since the introduction of efficiency, accountability and quality assurance. As a new company, how does your profit grow in a turbulent climate of the 21st century business model? How does Trial Runners fit into a contemporary style of workplace? There’s contributing factors that show how the...Read More »
A leader should have many qualities, maybe the most important one is being a great communicator. But be careful, a great communicator is not the same as a great talker. Great talkers are trained to focus on vocabulary, enunciation, presence, delivery, grammar, syntax, etc. Basically they are taught to focus on themselves. This doesn’t mean that...
Often we wonder how our female cohabitants see the world, but are they seeing the world through a healthy lens?April is National Women’s Eye Health and Safety Mont h, where we observe the ocular problems and afflictions that affect the women we look up to, work beside, and love. The event is sponsored by Prevent Blindness America.
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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...Read More »
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,...Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »