Free Live Webinar May 7: Critical Thinking In Clinical Research – A Better Way



Topic: Critical Thinking in Clinical Research and DIGR-ACT®

Date: May 7, 2019, space is limited to 100 participants! Sign-up Early.

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT

Duration: 60 minutes

Sponsored by: Life Science Training Institute

Webinar: Live interactive session. Recording will be available for 30 days.

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Changes to ISO 14155 Medical Device GCP



The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is a network of national standard bodies that develop voluntary standards, some which are applicable in the clinical research field. Some countries or organizations adopt ISO standards as requirements. ISO standards are reviewed every five years, and it takes approximately three years to develop a new standard.

One important standard in clinical research is ISO 14155.

Comment Now! Rare Disease: Natural History Studies for Drug Development (FDA Draft Guidance)



The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft guidance, “Rare Diseases: Natural History Studies for Drug Development”. We discussed another draft guidance released in January, “Rare Diseases: Common Issues in Drug Development” in our blog. The new draft guidance describes how natural history studies may be best used for drug development for rare diseases.

Introducing the DIGR-ACT® Solution! Part 2



What does ‘I’ stand for?

You have probably heard of the Five Whys approach to getting to root cause. ‘Why’ is a good question to ask - but not until you've dug around for more information first. After all, you are soon to find additional questions, such as: When did the problem start?  - and - Where exactly is the problem? The ‘I’ step in the DIGR-ACT® solution helps through ‘Is - Is Not’ questions. They can help lead you to define the issue better but may also point you in the direction of the root causes.

Exciting News! GCP eLearning Course Now Available for Purchase!



We are excited to announce that eLearning courses are now available for purchase in our Clinical Pathways store, with more courses coming soon! All courses are available at a special introductory rate through April 30th.

One of our key eLearning courses is our Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training, updated with the latest from ICH E6 (R2) Addendum.