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Part 2 — Beyond Numbers: One Family’s Clinical Trial Journey

Sharon Rosenberg: Jun 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

As a daughter and healthcare advocate, Lizzie Wittig understands the value of cancer research. A clinical trial, she says, gave her six additional years with her mother, who was diagnosed with stage III (a) HER2+ breast cancer in 2003.

Beyond Numbers: One Family’s Clinical Trial Journey (Part 1)

Sharon Rosenberg: Jun 13, 2019 1:18:24 PM

Every patient enrolled in a clinical trial embarks on a personal journey that typically includes family members. Lizzie Wittig understands that journey. When her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003, she became her mother’s caregiver and transportation team. Lizzie, who ultimately joined the staff of Susan G. Komen San Diego, recently discussed the details of that journey with OmniComm’s editorial team.

eConsent: Definitions & Details

Sharon Rosenberg: Apr 15, 2019 12:25:38 PM

 eConsent is a technology-driven, patient-engagement tool that aims to improve site/patient discussions and clinical trial efficiency. It should provide a detailed overview of the clinical trial process in the patient’s own language, while including guided instructions for completing the eConsent and allowing the patient to electronically sign and optionally download the signed consent document. This helps to promote better comprehension of content by incorporating multi-media components like audio and video, or documents with voice-overs in the patient’s own language. The process allows patients to explore trial-specific words and concepts at their own pace through linked text, which can improve the quality of discussions between site staff and patients in a less intimidating way.”

News Roundup: Forbes Magazine Ranks Virtual Trials as a Top Five Digital Health Technology Trend

Sharon Rosenberg: Mar 4, 2019 11:43:14 AM

From industry journals to mainstream publications, the topic of virtual trials is making headlines. For example, virtual trials (Wearable Technology, ePRO and Technology) earned a spot on the Forbes list of Top Five Digital Health Technologies in 2019.

Forbes based the ranking on a recent global corporate survey, featuring a single question:

“Please indicate the key technology which you believe will have the most profound impact on the healthcare industry during 2019?”

 

Testing the RBM Waters — A Global Midsize Sponsor Weighs the Benefits of RBM Implementation

Sharon Rosenberg: Jan 9, 2019 12:28:26 PM

Risk-based approaches to monitoring (RBM) have become widely accepted in the clinical trials industry. Due to limited financial and operational resources, smaller organizations face multiple challenges when adapting to rapid industry changes. A variety of factors contribute to the slower adoption of RBM in smaller organizations.

‘Build a Field and They Will Come…’ Why Top Talent Is Finding its Way to OmniComm Systems

Sharon Rosenberg: Aug 8, 2018 2:22:44 PM

Moving boxes surrounded Kim Rejndrup in his new Florida home shortly after he joined OmniComm Systems, Inc. as senior vice president of Product Development. It was a 1,470-mile career move from Boston, where he had spent nearly 20 years at Oracle Corporation as vice president of Development for many of Oracle’s clinical research applications, including systems for electronic data capture (EDC), clinical trial management, data management, medical coding and data warehousing.

General Data Protection Regulation: Updates & Discussion From OmniComm Systems

Sharon Rosenberg: Jun 1, 2018 12:07:46 PM

On the last Friday of May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect in Europe and generated headlines around the globe. GDPR was enacted to unify and fortify the protection of personal data for all EU residents. The regulation applies to all companies that conduct business within the EU and includes the export of personal data beyond EU borders.

Early-Phase Research Hospitals and CROs Sign New TrialOne® Contracts in China

Sharon Rosenberg: Feb 28, 2018 12:44:00 PM

 

Profile: Yvonne Rollinger, Managing Director of OmniComm, Named to Executive Board of BVMA

Sharon Rosenberg: Feb 22, 2018 11:35:12 AM

Did you know? About 4,000 clinical research employees in Germany have a valuable voice in the life sciences industry thanks to The Federal Association of Contract Research Organisations, (Bundesverband Medizinischer Auftragsinstitute, BVMA e.V.). Founded in July 1991, BVMA represents contract research organizations (CROs) based in German-speaking countries.

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Diligence and Dedication During Hurricane Irma

Sharon Rosenberg: Sep 18, 2017 6:19:15 PM

Hurricane Irma struck last weekend and left a long trail of damage and destruction. The catastrophic storm caused at least 32 fatalities and property damages of $20 billion to $40 billion in the U.S., according to the Associated Press.