Final Keynotes #SCOPE2014

Previously Posted Re-caps Day 1, February 4th, 2014 Day 2, AM sessions Day 2, Part 2 Final Day of SCOPE: Thursday, February 6th, 2014 AM Keynote: Innovation During the plenary keynotes at SCOPE I learned that “current public image ratings of pharma are worse than those of the tobacco industry.” Ouch. Andy Lee of Genzyme…

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Summary of Day 2 Part 2 #SCOPE2014

Recap of Wednesday Afternoon at SCOPE – February 5th, 2014 Thank you for reading part 2 of the day 2 summary of sessions for Summit for Clinical Operations Executives (SCOPE) conference. Previously Posted Re-caps Day 1, February 4th, 2014 Day 2, AM sessions Couldn’t make it to #SCOPE2014? Check out recap of @Amgen & Quintiles’ talk…

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Summit for Clinical Ops Executives (SCOPE) Day 2

Metrics and Magic Bullets Day 1 #SCOPE2014 a recap on ClinOps Toolkit – check it out and comment to let me know you stopped by Read Day 1 SCOPE recap (04-Feb-2014) — Nadia (@clinopstk) February 5, 2014 Enrollment Planning and Patient Recruitment InVentiv Health chaired the AM session in this track and set the stage…

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Day 1 of SCOPE

A ClinOps Toolkit blog report from the Summit for Clinical Operations Executives (SCOPE) conference Day One: The AM Keynotes Ken Getz of Tufts and CISCRP kicked off the day reviewing the current climate for operations of clinical trials.  He discussed challenges like the competition we face during feasibility of our potential sites, barriers to communications,…

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Another ClinOps New Year

Happy ClinOps New Year! Last year I migrated over the Lead CRA blog into a new home here at ClinOps Toolkit.  I appreciate your support and for filling 2013 with such wonderful conversation.  Many of you have already subscribed for regular updates – thank you! Here is a link to the recap of one of my…

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Year End Evaluation and Goal Setting Session with Real Staffing

What went well for your Clinical Operations team in 2013? What is on tap for next year? The December ClinOps Toolkit event in downtown San Francisco was attended by a mix of pharmaceutical, medical device, and CRO clinical professionals interested in clinical operations goal setting.  This discussion centered around a year-end retrospective of 2013.  Todd…

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Clinical Research Careers – a November Networking Event for ClinOps Toolkit

Let the networking event begin

The ClinOps Toolkit Networking Group met again on 11/14/13 for Clinical Research Careers Last week I co-hosted the ‘Careers in Clinical Research‘ event with ClinOps Toolkit partner, Edge Alliance.  Thank you again to our sponsor and all the attendees for an evening filled with valuable clinical research career advice and great networking and conversation.  I…

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Join us 11/14 in Los Gatos for ClinOps Career Chat #opscareer

I’m looking forward to the ClinOps Toolkit meetup this Thursday, November 14th. Edge Alliance is hosting the ‘Careers in Clinical Research’ for us in Los Gatos, California. Networking starts at 6 and then my buddy, Maurice Little will give a 3-part talk at 6:45 with advice for excelling in your current career, tips for those…

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What was the ClinOps Toolkit Meet the Authors Event Like?

YouTube Capture Meet the Authors of ClinOps Toolkit4

Did you attend our live streaming ClinOps Toolkit Meet the Authors meetup this week? If you missed all or part of the live event this week (or once was not enough!), re-play it anytime you like here on the ClinOps Toolkit YouTube Channel (link). Thank you to the blog readers, our viewers, and the support…

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Virtual CRA Meetings: Promoting Discussion rather than Radio Silence

Be a fly on the wall during a very productive meeting

Have you ever attended a CRA call where the Lead CRA or Project Manager talks and the CRAs just listen? Following each meeting topic, there may be a general “any questions?” inserted but the question is often followed by silence. Ineffective meetings are frustrating for all parties. The Lead CRA cannot control distractions that may…

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