Article | February 16, 2016

Expediting Clinical Study Startup Across The Globe

Source: Oracle Health Sciences
Expediting Clinical Study Startup Across The Globe

The need for more efficient clinical trials is driving greater use of cloud-based solutions, especially with the rise in globalization. Opportunities abound with globalization, a trend that is seeing participating sites expand beyond industrialized nations, venturing full force into regions such as Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asian countries. But this opportunity is not without its challenges. Conducting clinical trials in places with unfamiliar regulatory pathways, cultural differences, and limited infrastructure is highlighting the value of technology that streamlines a key bottleneck—study startup (SSU)—allowing stakeholders to better adhere to established timelines and budgets.