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Exploring Patient-Centricity from a Patient’s Perspective

OperationsClinical Trials Arena Staff Writer 16:44, December 1 2015 Cancer survivor and patient advocate, Jack Whelan, explores what it really takes for clinical trials to be “patient-centric”  As a seven-year survivor of a rare form of cancer, former IT Research Analyst and now patient advocate, Jack Whelan knows a thing or two about clinical trials….

2015 Edition of the International Compilation of Human Research Standards

The 2015 edition of the International Compilation of Human Research Standards has just been released and is available on-line: http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/international/index.html. The Compilation features listings of over 1,000 laws, regulations, and guidelines on human subject protections in 113 countries, as well as standards issued by a number of international and regional organizations. Six new countries are…

Health System Leaders Working Toward High-Value Care Through Integration of Care and Research— Workshop in Brief In

  In April 2014, the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM’s) Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) convened the first of two workshops aimed at engaging health system leaders in accelerating progress toward the seamless integration of clinical practice and research, one of the fundamental concepts of a continuously…