Article | May 25, 2017

Myopic Focus On Dashboards May Blur Clinical Trial Insights

Source: Oracle Health Sciences

By Craig Morgan, goBalto

Myopic Focus On Dashboards May Blur Clinical Trial Insights

There is intense pressure to speed clinical trials and restrain costs, and given the burden of this duality clinical project managers are expected to make smarter decisions on intelligence derived from clinical trial data - at a faster pace, while sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs) are looking for ways to incorporate business intelligence (BI) into the eClinical systems they are using to empower oversight—turning raw trial data into actionable information.

Of paramount importance to project managers in this endeavor are analytical dashboards, but like the data they display, dashboards alone do not provide value; it's up to experienced clinicians to distill insights.