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Decentralized Clinical Trials (DCT) Monthly Blog – November 2020

Welcome to the November 2020 edition of the Covance DCT blog. The current discussions around the clinical trial industry are heavily weighted around Decentralized Trials (DCT) and how COVID19 has been a catalyst. This has heighted the awareness across our industry as we are finding many new technology companies entering this …

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Decentralized Clinical Trials (DCT) Monthly Blog – October 2020

Welcome to the October 2020 edition of the Covance DCT Blog. When sponsors consider implementing a decentralized clinical trial (DCT), one of the key challenges that has been largely aspirational until now is that the trial experience should be as seamless as possible. There are many stakeholders in any clinical …

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Exploring Decentralized Clinical Trials (DCTs) – a new monthly blog series

Welcome to the Covance Decentralized Clinical Trials (DCTs) monthly blog.  With patient-centric trial designs becoming a driving force in the drug development industry, we will be doing a series of monthly blogs that look back on recent events which give us insight into designing resilient clinical trials and ensuring study …

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Understanding vendor management challenges in Decentralized Clinical Trials (DCT, aka Hybrid and Virtual Trials)

The purported benefits of decentralized clinical trials (DCT) include accelerated enrollment, reduced patient burden and improved retention rates, among other efficiencies. Incorporating virtual elements into the traditional trial model requires a clear vision for the technologies, platforms and other “site-less” elements that support these efforts; however, the potential challenges of …