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Clinical Studio and TrialKit Virtual Clinical Trials

How TrialKit and Clinical Studio Can Aid in Virtual Clinical Trials

Although approach differs slightly amongst organizations in clinical research, everyone agrees on this: it’s time for the industry to become more agile. Too many life-saving treatments and medical advancements are at stake to remain attached to the traditional ways of data collection. Over the past ten years, we’ve seen things slowly going the way of […]
Private Cloud Storage for Clinical Trials

What are the Benefits of Private Cloud Storage in Clinical Research?

The noise surrounding private cloud usage in healthcare continues to grow louder by the day. We’ve seen this structure implemented in some industries over the past few years, while other industries with stringent regulations, like healthcare and finance, are carrying out implementation at a slower pace. But what exactly is a private cloud? Simply put, […]
BYOD clinical trials

Misconceptions about Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Technology in Clinical Trials

The past few years have shown a surge in popularity for bring your own device (BYOD) studies in the clinical research industry. This method of data collection allows patients to submit data using their own smartphone or tablet. Traditionally, this has been done on paper case report forms (CRFs) or on a mobile device provisioned […]
Randomization and Trial Supply Management Clinical Studio

8 Elements Your Randomization and Trial Supply Management System Should Have

While it’s yet another term on a long list of clinical research acronyms, RTSM has become a valuable asset in the eClinical technology toolkit. RTSM stands for Randomization and Trial Supply Management and serves two main purposes. First, randomization helps eliminate the occurrence of bias in deciding which patients are assigned to which treatment groups […]
Clinical Studio Users Worldwide

Crucial Data Solutions’ eClinical Platforms Reach 10,000 Users

  The first quarter of 2019 has brought about a meaningful milestone for Crucial Data Solutions. Users of Clinical Studio, our web-based eClinical platform, and TrialKit, our eClinical native mobile app, have surpassed the 10,000 mark. Since the day Clinical Studio was created, we have been dedicated to lowering the cost of clinical research by […]
eCRF design

Improve Data Collection with These Tips for Electronic Case Report Form (eCRF) Design

Creating case reports forms (CRFs) is an integral part of study development in the clinical research process. Without them, gathering all of the pertinent information necessary for conducting a clinical trial would not be possible. What exactly is a CRF, at its absolute simplest? The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) provides this definition for […]
Recapping 2018 at Crucial Data Solutions

Recapping 2018 at Crucial Data Solutions

As we bid farewell to 2018 and begin rounding the corner to 2019, we find ourselves reflecting on all we’ve achieved this year. Our team enjoyed supporting research professionals worldwide as they built studies, deployed to sites around the globe, and continued to efficiently collect data using the platform’s latest technologies. We also rolled out […]
Validation in Clinical Data Management

What You Need to Know About Validation in Clinical Data Management

In our most recent blog post, we tackled the topic of building a study and discussed why it’s important to make the process as quick and cost-effective as possible. With the right electronic data capture (EDC) platform, designing case report forms (CRFs) and configuring study settings should be easy. Plus, it shouldn’t break the bank. […]
clinical study build in clinical studio

How to Shorten the Duration of a Clinical Study Build

It’s no secret that the research and development of medical treatments is both costly and cumbersome. The price tag to get a treatment to market is estimated at $2.7 billion; not to mention, the time it takes for a drug to go from a mere concept to being approved and marketable is a lengthy 12 years. […]
risk based monitoring system

Implementing Risk-Based Monitoring in Your Clinical Trial Processes

Over the past few years, we’ve begun to see a shift away from traditional site monitoring and more movement toward risk-based monitoring (RBM) programs. Instead of following a traditional monitoring plan in which a clinical research associate (CRA) routinely visits a site – approximately every six weeks – to complete source data verification (SDV) each […]