Contraception: Past and Future

HD begins (another) new era of supporting vital reproductive health research By Clint Dart, Vice President, Biostatistics and Programming, Health Decisions September 16, 2019 The contraceptive market has changed substantially since the first birth control pill was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1960. Past research has led to the availability [...]

Contraception: Past and Future 2019-09-16T18:13:11+00:00

Health Decisions and DSP Clinical Research Form Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Reproductive Research

Durham, N.C. and Fairfield, N.J., June 18, 2019 – Health Decisions, Inc., a full-service contract research organization (CRO) specializing in women’s health clinical research and diagnostic development, today announced the formation of a strategic partnership with DSP Clinical Research, a full-service CRO specializing in reproductive endocrinology/infertility studies. Patrick Phillips, CEO, Health Decisions “We [...]

Health Decisions and DSP Clinical Research Form Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Reproductive Research 2019-06-20T19:15:56+00:00

Celebrating National Women’s Health Week at #ACOG19

ACOG attendees show their support for women’s health in Music City May 15, 2019 This year’s theme at the Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) focused on accessing the spectrum of quality health care. This included technological advances in surgery, the latest in mental health and pain [...]

Celebrating National Women’s Health Week at #ACOG19 2019-06-04T12:36:55+00:00

Sexual Health Month: Highlighting Unmet Medical Needs

The American Sexual Health Association is observing September as Sexual Health Month, in keeping with the World Association for Sexual Health designation of World Sexual Health Day. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are by far the most widespread sexual health conditions affecting both women and men. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that there are approximately [...]

Sexual Health Month: Highlighting Unmet Medical Needs 2018-09-25T13:56:37+00:00

Clinical Development of Treatments for Endometriosis

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, a reminder of the importance of ensuring that clinical development of novel endometriosis treatments progresses as rapidly as possible. This is an area of significant unmet medical need affecting approximately 10% of women of reproductive age worldwide –  approximately 176 million women.  While sometimes asymptomatic, endometriosis is often associated with infertility [...]

Clinical Development of Treatments for Endometriosis 2018-08-14T20:58:46+00:00

Key Operational and Design Considerations in Contraceptive Development

Women and their OB/GYNs can select from an enormous variety of contraceptive products today. This includes multiple categories of contraceptives - oral contraceptives, implants, intrauterine devices (IUDs) or systems (IUSs), injectables, patches, rings, diaphragms and spermicides. Within categories there is usually a choice of multiple products. With contraceptives already available in such variety, it would [...]

Key Operational and Design Considerations in Contraceptive Development 2018-08-14T20:59:31+00:00

Webinar: Critical Success Factors in Reproductive Health Studies

Health Decisions is hosting a complimentary webinar, "Critical Success Factors in Reproductive Health Studies: Practical Tips for Minimizing Timelines, Risk and Costs." The webinar will be held January 24, 2018. Reproductive health developers are invited to register for the complimentary webinar. The webinar will address the challenges of conducting reproductive health studies efficiently while also [...]

Webinar: Critical Success Factors in Reproductive Health Studies 2018-08-14T21:00:09+00:00

Celebrating World Contraception Day 2017

As a leading women’s health clinical research organization (CRO), Health Decisions joins the World Health Organization and others in celebrating World Contraception Day. We view this as an occasion to recognize the progress in contraception made since the introduction of the first oral contraceptive and the first intrauterine device (IUD) in the United States almost [...]

Celebrating World Contraception Day 2017 2018-08-14T21:02:28+00:00

Women’s Health Week 2017: Spotlight on Infectious Conditions

For National Women's Health Week last year, this blog focused on the need for progress in a variety of areas in which women have unmet medical needs. Last year's post mentioned the need for progress in noninvasive diagnostics and therapeutics for osteoporosis, female sexual dysfunction, endometriosis, bacterial vaginosis and uterine fibroids. This year we want [...]

Women’s Health Week 2017: Spotlight on Infectious Conditions 2018-08-14T21:06:25+00:00

Thinking of Women’s Healthcare Needs on International Women’s Day

As a CRO focused on clinical development of products to improve women's healthcare, Health Decisions sees International Women's Day as an occasion to redouble our commitment to enabling drug, diagnostics and medical device companies to bring new women's health products to market as rapidly and efficiently as possible. For Health Decisions, the scope of women's [...]

Thinking of Women’s Healthcare Needs on International Women’s Day 2018-08-14T21:08:12+00:00
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