Ideas that matter

Filling in the Knowledge Gaps of a Clinical Trial Site Monitoring Team

You’ve spent countless hours of preparation setting up your clinical trial, finding the right team to staff it, and have set the final pieces into motion. But no matter how meticulous you’ve been in the pre-trial process, there is still no certainty that the trial will run smoothly. At worst, you don’t want to be another statistic [...] Read More

Four Considerations for Improving Healthcare Training and Delivery

This blog was originally published in ATD's Insights and has been posted here with permission. In healthcare, job proficiency can have a direct impact on patient experience, safety, and outcomes. From customer service to the CMO, the ability to collect and correctly interpret patient information is critical to making good decisions abo [...] Read More

ICH E6 (R2) Training Strategies That Combat the Forgetting Curve

Clinical trials with human subjects are regulated by several different national and international organizations to protect the safety and welfare of human subjects in clinical research. In particular, the International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) provides the research community with Good Clinical Practice guidelines (GCPs), a set of [...] Read More

Managing Your Risks – 3 Ways To Strengthen Your Clinical Trial Site Monitoring Program

Pharma companies, sponsors and contract research organizations are under tremendous pressure to bring new products to market safely, on time, on budget, and in compliance with the stringent Guideline for Good Clinical Practice (GCP) set out by International Council for Harmonization’s (ICH) E6(R2). The process is complex and the r [...] Read More

Qstream Microlearning Platform Recognized as Innovative Digital Solution for Type 2 Diabetes Management

Qstream was honored recently to be recognized with a cash prize of €30,000 (approximately $34,700) as a runners up in the Ascensia Diabetes Challenge, a global innovation competition focused on finding innovative digital solutions to support type 2 diabetes management. It's been an exciting journey and we’re delighted to contribute [...] Read More

Qstream in Practice at the Carrick Institute

In this guest blog, we are honored to feature a story detailing the use of Qstream to reinforce clinical training within the classroom, written by Dr. Frederick R. Carrick, Professor of Neurology and Senior Research Fellow at the Bedfordshire Centre for Mental Health Research in association with University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK [...] Read More

Boost Your Patient Safety Training Program In 3 Minutes a Day

What if clinicians could improve the lives of their patients by engaging in a simple game on their smartphone in just three minutes a day? It’s pretty powerful to think about. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there is a 1 in a million chance of a person being harmed while traveling by plane, and a 1 in 300 chance of [...] Read More

A Guide to Understanding ABIM MOC Requirements: Q&A with CME Outfitters’ Director of Accreditation

Guest Post by Whitney Faler, Director of Accreditation at CME Outfitters. This article originally appeared on the CME Outfitters blog and was reprinted with permission. Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and the complexity surrounding the requirements for the various boards under the American Board of Medicine (ABMS) can be diffi [...] Read More

Qstream Helps Innovate Surgery Clerkship for Third Year Medical Students, Improving Final Test Scores for Participants

As we’ve discussed in the past, universities and medical schools are forever looking for new ways to innovate their curriculum, moving beyond traditional, lecture-focused teaching methods while also extending learning beyond the classroom. Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with the surgery clerkship director of a medical unive [...] Read More

Will Starbucks Make A $40 Million Training Mistake? The Psychology and Brain Science of Effective Racial Bias Prevention Training

Guest Post by Todd Maddox, Ph.D., Contributing Analyst at Amalgam Insights.  This article originally appeared on the Amalgam Insights blog and was reprinted with permission. By now, I am sure you have heard about the incident at a Starbucks in Philadelphia, where two black men were arrested for waiting for a third man inside the store [...] Read More