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Khan and Maloney

Decentralized Clinical Trials: Considerations for Implementation

By Myla Maloney, MBA, BCMAS, Yosef Khan, MD, MPH, PhD
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Khan and Maloney

Randomized clinical trials are the gold standard for conducting clinical research. They are, however, fraught with issues and come with burdens to the patient, site and sponsor. Decentralized trials (DCTs) allow for a novel, agile and more cost-effective approach to an industry standard and traditional methodology. Here’s how to determine if a full or hybrid DCT is a good option for your clinical trial.

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CuePath Blister Pack

Smart Solutions To Improve Patient Compliance

By Ken Piaggio, Vinay Gokhale
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CuePath Blister Pack

Numerous studies have explored the challenge of helping patients adhere to their medication regimens. One promising solution is “smart” medication blister packs with embedded sensors that enable caregivers to remotely monitor if—and when—doses are removed. But they can only be used if they are cyber-hardened against today’s dangerous and ever-evolving cybersecurity risks.

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