Tag Archives: clinical research

The Tower Of Babel In Clinical Research: PCORnet’s Common Data Model Cracks The Foundation

The goal of PCORnet’s research platform is to use the Common Data Model to conduct clinical trials and observational studies that are faster, cheaper, and more efficient than is traditional research.

June 6, 2017

A New Day For Oversight Of Human Subjects Research

On January 19, the Federal Register published a Final Rule to amend the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, the set of regulations applicable to most human subjects research conducted or supported with federal funds, and more typically referred to as the “Common Rule.”

February 6, 2017

Global Vaccine Development: Lessons From The Road To A New HIV Vaccine Trial

This latest step in a global effort to develop an effective HIV vaccine builds on a legacy of failure, hubris, and reinvention. Each stage of this history has much to teach us about the development of preventive vaccines in general.

December 21, 2016

How Patient Groups Have Begun To Influence The Value And Coverage Debate

Absent from recent high-profile skirmishes on pricing and frameworks was the voice or perspective of patients and patient groups. But that is beginning to change, in an evolution of a broader shift in the role that patients are playing in the research and development enterprise.

June 10, 2016

Patients Must Be Part Of Defining Quality And Increasing Value

It is important to give patients a voice and put them at the center of the clinical research process. Read about PatientsLikeMe, which has received funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,

March 1, 2016