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Navigate a Path to D-Clinical With the Digital Clinical Trial Landscape and Definition of Terms

Published: 08 May 2019

ID: G00383106

Analyst(s): Jeff Smith


The clinical technology landscape is crowded with vendors offering solutions to support clinical trial operations. Life science CIOs can use this research to design technology architecture, drive end-to-end processes with digital solutions and provide total process visibility with data analytics.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Build Your Architecture to Enable the Complete Clinical Process
    • Use Digital to Unify Your Business Teams
  • Educate Your Teams on the Clinical Process
    • Drive Connectivity Between Clinical Phases
    • Adopt a Horizontal Process Approach
  • Select Vendors That Are Well-Adapted to Technology Trends
    • Drive Toward an Integrated Clinical Platform

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