4 Tips to Manage Your Inbox like a Project Manager

Covance employees in the regional study coordinator (RSC), or associate project manager, role within our Global Project Management Department receive extensive training before managing the day-to-day activities of a clinical trial at a regional level.

Managing local laboratory operations and serving as the bridge between our internal departments and various clinical studies, RSCs must manage competing interests and communicate and articulate critical information to each department and amongst the project management team.

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K-REACH: How to Register in 12 Easy Steps

In 2015, South Korea introduced legislation designed to protect human health and the environment from the impact of chemicals. With an estimated 44,000 chemicals in use in South Korea and about 300 new chemicals marketed annually, registrants and regulators will be kept busy assessing the risk posed to humans, animals and the environment. This legislation was revised to impose stricter controls on a broader range of substances, effective January 1, 2019.

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Navigating COVID-19: The Importance of a Nimble Reimbursement Call Center Operation

The impact of COVID-19 on reimbursement call center operations has the potential to be significant. However, a proactive crisis management plan and a dispersed, redundant operating model can go a long way towards safeguarding your patient support programs. As governments and citizens address challenges posed by this global pandemic, many companies are limiting in-office operations, or closing them entirely. Now is a good time to evaluate your current and future reimbursement call center strategy and be as prepared as possible for the unexpected events that interrupt patient access to your therapies.

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Are You the 33 Percent? The National Kidney Foundation wants to know, and help

They are not something most of us think about, that is, until something goes wrong. They filter 53 gallons of blood per day, remove toxins and excess volume from your blood, and help control other things like blood pressure and hemoglobin counts. They are our kidneys: two fist-sized bean-shaped organs that keep you healthy by making sure your blood remains in metabolic balance. Once a patient approaches kidney failure, we hope to get them a kidney transplant, but the reality is that the majority of patients undergo dialysis simply because there are not enough donated kidneys to go around. Either dialysis or a kidney transplant is needed to survive once kidney function is so poor that it needs replacement therapy.

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Are You Ready? Impact of Upcoming Regulatory Requirements on Combination Product Reporting

Combination Products: What are they?

Any product formed from the combination of a drug, a device and a biologic is referred to as a combination product.  Under 21 CFR 3.2 (e) this includes two or more regulated components that are physically, chemically, or otherwise combined or mixed and produced as a single entity.

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Advancing Innovations in Early Stage Oncology Research: Meet Amy

Many novel oncology treatments have brought new hope to people living with cancer, but these breakthrough medicines weren’t developed overnight. On average, it takes at least 10 years to create a treatment “from molecule to medicine.”

As a Study Director at Covance, Amy supports a key part of this process by helping pharmaceutical and biotech companies thoroughly evaluate their oncology drug candidates at the early stages.

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