clinical research sites

HR Solutions: What is the Outlook for Principal Investigators?

When asking my Magic 8 Ball on the likelihood of recruiting and retaining experienced principal investigators (PIs), the responses was, “the outlook is not good.” We all know the reasons why: Decreased NIH grant funding available to support academic careers (1) Increased regulatory requirements regarding ICH, HIPAA and Meaningful Use (2) Study budgets have remained […]

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Medix Clinical Research to Host Workshop and Exhibit at Global Site Solutions Summit 2017

(Boca Raton, Florida) September 25, 2017 – Medix Clinical Research, a team within Medix focused on workforce solutions within pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and medical device industries, will host a workshop and exhibit at the Global Site Solutions Summit from October 6-8. “We’re excited to present our hands-on workshop, ‘Right Team – Right Now’ with summit attendees […]

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budget

HR Solutions: Don’t Underestimate Labor Costs in Your Budgets

At some point, we have all used this calculation: Labor Role (e.g., coordinator) = (Hourly rate + benefits) X Number of hours to do the assessment or visit the clinical trial. Pretty straight forward, right? Wrong. This simple under calculation is the reason sites struggle to afford quality or additional employees, and also retain them. […]

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clinical trials

5 Ways to Increase Awareness About Clinical Research Job Opportunities

There are plenty of articles discussing the clinical research workforce shortage and different approaches to workforce development. These articles typically agree that the biggest challenge facing the industry is the lack of available, experienced and quality candidates to fulfill open positions. Let’s dig a little deeper to the heart of this matter: Are people even aware […]

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clinical research partnership

Medix Clinical Research Announces Partnership with Devana Solutions

(Chicago, IL) April 17, 2017 – Medix Clinical Research, a team within Medix focused on workforce solutions for clinical trials, has announced an on-going partnership with Devana Solutions focused on developing innovations to help empower clinical trial sites. Medix and Devana Solutions® began working together after recognizing their shared passion to help research sites better […]

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