Five IRT Assists for Clinical Project Managers

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Challenge:

You’re a Clinical Project Manager (CPM) given a study halfway through enrollment and you need to get up to speed on study status FAST! How can your IRT help?

Solution:

Fortunately, you’re using Veracity Logic’s Interactive Response Technology system, VLIRT®. Here are five key features geared toward CPMs who find themselves in just this predicament.

Ten Areas to Find ROI From Your IRT System …

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Conducting a clinical trial – even a small one – is expensive. Pressure to contain costs is a constant presence in the lives of procurement managers, project managers, and senior personnel in all operational areas of Sponsor-companies and CROs. Accordingly, vendors who serve the pharmaceutical industry also live under intense pricing pressure. A demonstrable ROI – Return on Investment – is therefore a minimum requirement when considering whether a particular service provider is a worthy addition to the project mix.

Right-sizing your IRT Vendor…

IRT Essentials

It’s almost axiomatic that no one was ever fired for choosing one of the top five CROs to run a clinical trial. After all, these companies have the most resources, the best people, more experience, and great systems and processes. They’re able to sell with their A-team.

Unfortunately for many small to medium sized customers, such companies sometimes deliver with their “C Team” saving their A-team for the bigger, more highly funded programs. For smaller companies, a project’s budget may be a tiny fraction of the gross revenue of the larger company. If you contract with a company having $4+ billion in annual revenue, your $3 million budget is only 0.075% of their revenue. Unfair, definitely. But a reality.

Seven “everyday” benefits of using an IRT

IRT Essentials

Major players in clinical trials have acknowledged the important role of early-input data from Interactive Response Technology (IRT/IVR/IWR) for Risk-Based Monitoring (RBM) assessments. (See previous hot topics on the subject by selecting All Hot Topics from the Main Menu.) A few examples of the IRT data available to the Site Monitor or Clinical Research Associate (CRA) for RBM are: