A global sense of urgency: Collaborating to advance the conduct of clinical trials

“There’s a global sense of urgency,” says Jamie Macdonald, CEO of Parexel, of the collaboration between stakeholders to accelerate development. One key focus for Macdonald is the lengthy process of trials, and compressing that “dead space” to shorten timelines, improve efficiency and quality. Applying COVID-era technology – decentralized trials, healthcare at home and telehealth tools – will play a vital role in the industry. But beyond new tech, collaboration is a critical ingredient to improving the conduct of clinical research. “The real risk is that we go back to the status quo.” Watch:

Jamie Macdonald is CEO of Parexel

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