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

ASRM-NICHD Workshop Focuses on Expanding Access to ART

The 2016 Scientific Congress of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) is in full swing in Salt Lake City. Among the events of greatest interest to the Health Decisions contingent at the congress is "Advancing Science and Practice to Improve Access in Reproductive Care," a workshop jointly sponsored by ASRM and the Eunice Kennedy [...]

ASRM-NICHD Workshop Focuses on Expanding Access to ART 2018-08-14T21:11:24+00:00

Women’s Health Week: Highlighting Unmet Medical Needs

Significant unmet medical needs profoundly affect the lives of hundreds of millions of women worldwide. Women have more than their fair share of healthcare needs for a variety of reasons, including: Women’s healthcare needs vary substantially over the life cycle, from childhood and adolescence through the childbearing years and menopause; this increases the challenge for [...]

Women’s Health Week: Highlighting Unmet Medical Needs 2018-08-14T21:15:13+00:00

Clinical Development from pre-IND to NDA

As a CRO, Health Decisions often performs work at different stages and in different disciplines of clinical development. Such tasks include strategic consulting, program planning, protocol development and other biostatistical consulting, project management and clinical monitoring of clinical trials (phase 1 – 3 clinical trials for drugs and PMA and 510(k) studies for diagnostics and [...]

Clinical Development from pre-IND to NDA 2015-09-23T16:01:48+00:00
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