The Signal

Expert insights and opinions on clinical research and drug development.

Expert insights and opinions on clinical research and drug development.

Preparing Study Staff, Sites, and Patients for Remote Video Assessments and Consultations

With the proliferation and widespread acceptance of telemedicine solutions in clinical research, it is imperative to properly prepare everyone involved in a study to…

Clinical Research Technology Comparison: Telemedicine Versus Video Conferencing for Healthcare

Telemedicine or telehealth solutions may not be new, but virtual video visits are becoming more common for communication between patients and healthcare providers thanks to COVID-19. In clinical trials, the application of telemedicine technology is still evolving. Clinical trials have far…

Moving Beyond the Spreadsheet: How to Forecast & Plan Enterprise Supply Needs

Without precise forecasting and planning tools, sponsors often send sites so much stock that it makes it difficult and time consuming for study teams…

Five Considerations for BYOD Studies

In our drive to make trial participation simpler, a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) model is thought to be a convenient approach for trial participants to complete patient-reported outcome…

Leveraging Today’s Technologies to Improve Clinical Research

Fully remote and hybrid trial methodologies promise to accelerate clinical research and make study participation more convenient through greater digitization….

Signant Health Raises the Bar in Ulcerative Colitis Trials with eCOA

The Mayo Clinic Score (MCS) is one of the most commonly used measures of disease activity in clinical trials for…