ACRO Members Create New Framework to Advance Decentralized Clinical Trials

The Decentralized Clinical Trials (DCT) Working Party publishes quality-based principles and risk assessment considerations for patient-focused decentralization of clinical trials.

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New ACRO Report Introduces Quality-by-Design, Risk-Based Framework for Decentralizing Clinical Trials

September 1, 2020

September 1, 2020 – (Washington, DC) – Clinical trial activities have traditionally centered around trial sites where patients travel for participation. This…

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ACRO Members Heed the UK Government’s Call for Volunteers in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 6, 2020

May 6, 2020 – (Washington, DC) – In an effort to fight the global COVID-19 pandemic, over 150 employees from clinical research…

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2020 Officers and New Member Announcement

December 17, 2019

Washington DC – The Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Alistair…

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ACRO hosts Congressional Briefing on clinical research advancements

October 24, 2019

On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, ACRO hosted a Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill. With the help of the Congressional Research & Development…

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A Consistent Approach to Risk Based Quality Management: Collaboration is Key

October 24, 2019

Developing, executing and overseeing clinical trials is a complex process. Yet it is essential to gain reliable evidence from clinical trials to…

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New ACRO Report Quantifies Benefits of RBM for Quality Reviews

October 17, 2019

A new report based on a survey of ACRO members reveals that Risk-Based Monitoring (RBM) makes clinical trial quality review more efficient…

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