Thought Leader Spotlight: Laurie Hook on Medical Device Research, Regulations, and More

Laurie Hook is a clinical and regulatory research consultant and a seasoned expert in electronic data capture implementation. She specializes in medical device clinical research in startup environments, and has worked closely with Medrio customers conducting innovative clinical trials in this space and elsewhere. We recently got the chance to chat with Laurie about the … Read More →

See You at SCDM 2018!

With a successful DIA 2018 behind us, the Medrio team has turned our attention to our next stop on the industry conference circuit: The Society for Clinical Data Management (SCDM) Annual Conference. This is a special time of year for us. While DIA offered a broad array of experts doing fascinating things across the healthcare … Read More →

Clinical Trial Acronyms and Abbreviations

When we talk to people who are new to our industry, one of the toughest things for them to wrap their heads around are the clinical trial acronyms we use. Life science professionals use a multitude of abbreviations, and we often rattle off a sentence packed with esoteric acronyms that we assume our listeners will … Read More →

Good Times Ahead at DIA 2018

Summer is almost here, and with it comes the DIA 2018 Global Annual Meeting. With thousands of professionals from pharma, biotech, and medical device companies – as well as CROs and lots of other organizations – DIA is possibly the year’s largest networking and knowledge exchange opportunity for the life sciences industry. At this year’s … Read More →

A Day in the Life of a Clinical Research Associate

It’s another busy day at work for Carrie the Clinical Research Associate. She’s got data to review, reports to write, and lots of other important tasks on her agenda. Luckily, she’s got Medrio supporting the studies she works with and making her job more convenient. Let’s shadow Carrie at her workplace to get a sense … Read More →

Educating Tomorrow’s Clinical Researchers

A drug’s journey from proof of concept to FDA approval is a years-long, far-reaching process in which healthcare, business and government each play important roles. For aspiring clinical researchers hoping to navigate this sprawling field, there’s certainly a lot to learn. We thought we’d take a look at a pair of initiatives educating students in … Read More →

At Ancillarie, Medrio Makes Study Build Easy, Even for New Data Managers

It’s not often that two clinical data managers who are years apart in their experience feel equally at ease during a clinical trial. But this is precisely what took place at Ancillarie, a support services company that has been serving pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies since 2012. In 2013, seeking an electronic data capture (EDC) system … Read More →

Another Side of Patient Engagement

The patient engagement craze in clinical research today is largely driven by recent technological innovations. An app allows patients to track their symptoms on their own time, providing clinical data in a passive and convenient fashion. Social media is explored as a new avenue through which to recruit patients for an upcoming trial. These developments … Read More →

ER Squared, Founded by an EDC Pioneer, Recommends Medrio for Animal Health

ER Squared is a life sciences consulting firm whose clientele includes, but is not limited to, pharmaceutical, biotech, and animal health companies. ER Squared’s EDC team has experience that spans the 3 decades of EDC systems, including the industry’s first adoption of EDC for 100% of domestic and international clinical trials. So when a client … Read More →