Five Tips for Minimizing Mid-study Change Delays

According to a survey published in Applied Clinical Trials, study changes and their associated delays topped the list of challenges faced while conducting a clinical trial. Mid-study changes and the need to update RTSM design are often inevitable, especially in adaptive trials. However, there are ways to minimize the impact and even embrace this need …

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Protecting the Blind in Clinical Trial Shipments

Striking a balance between effective study drug inventory control and efficient management of inventories and shipping costs is not always easy – especially when you are faced with the real-life complexities of clinical trials. The most efficient ways to manage drug supply are: Automated “Predictive Resupply”: These algorithms are used for studies that have high enrollment, fewer …

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Jumping the Hurdles of Everyday Clinical Trial Challenges

Despite your team’s careful planning, unexpected road bumps can occur when a clinical trial is in the field.  We hope none of these happen to you, but here’s how a nimble RTSM would help you handle these situations.   Someone left the package out in the heat! Problem: Your drug must always remain within a …

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Why Flexibility is Important in Clinical Trials Supply — and how a nimble RTSM partner can help keep your trial on track.

changes in clinical trials can be challenging

Why is flexibility important to keeping a clinical trial on track? To illustrate this, let’s explore the Clinical Trial Supply Lifecycle using a fictional Sponsor named Pharzm who is running a Phase 3 trial for a new drug. Pharzm has a new two-year trial, which includes 200 subjects. They plan to manufacture 5,280 bottles of …

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