Clinical Study Protocol Design Practices and Technology Enable Better Studies

Archived Published: 17 October 2012 ID: G00238146


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Life science clinical studies have grown in volume and complexity, with more data being captured across more geographies, and involving more disciplines. These best practices related to protocol design technology offer a path to addressing complexity and positioning a study for operational success.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Access a Library of Protocols, Studies and Benchmarks to Expand Knowledge Pool
    • Implement a Structured Protocol Authoring Process to Scale Knowledge
    • Combine Scientific and Business Factors to Enable Trade-Off Decisions
    • Bridge Planning and Execution With Standards and Metadata to Facilitate Data Integration
    • Leverage Simulation and Scenario Planning to Evaluate Options
    • Summary of Solution Providers Referenced
  • Recommended Reading
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