Meet Jamie Duffy: mentor, coach, champion of Heath Decisions’ CRAs

2021-02-11T13:54:48-05:00

The clinical research field offers many opportunities for smart young candidates to make a difference in patients’ lives. In particular, aspiring applicants with an eye for detail and a passion for supporting medical innovation may find success in the role of Clinical Research Associate (CRA) as they embark on a career in research. While graduates [...]

Meet Jamie Duffy: mentor, coach, champion of Heath Decisions’ CRAs2021-02-11T13:54:48-05:00

5 reasons why employees work at Health Decisions

2021-02-03T13:08:53-05:00

By: Danielle Greenidge, Human Resources Manager Interest in working in clinical research has grown immensely over recent years. There was a time when you could not get a college degree that prepared you for a career designing and managing clinical trials. Nowadays, people can graduate college-ready for a job in research. This has created a [...]

5 reasons why employees work at Health Decisions2021-02-03T13:08:53-05:00

6 ways to attract more women to your clinical trials

2021-02-01T13:27:45-05:00

It has been 27 years since the NIH Revitalization Act mandated women and minorities be included in clinical trials funded by the federal government. Yet trials still commonly have 30% or fewer women in their participant populations. Women also continue to be underrepresented in important areas of clinical research like cardiovascular disease, despite the fact [...]

6 ways to attract more women to your clinical trials2021-02-01T13:27:45-05:00

Navigating the Complexities of Women’s Reproductive Health: A Case Study

2020-10-22T14:14:57-05:00

With a rigorous at-home and in-office assessment schedule, a contraceptive device trial highlights challenges of conducting women’s reproductive health research By: Jessica Hatheway, Program Director, Health Decisions Designing a study that will accurately assess the performance of a contraceptive product requires consideration for numerous factors, including the accuracy of measurement tools, the sexual activity of [...]

Navigating the Complexities of Women’s Reproductive Health: A Case Study2020-10-22T14:14:57-05:00

Driving Advancements in Infertility Research

2020-10-06T01:11:33-05:00

President and Founder of DSP Clinical Research discusses challenges in infertility research and where the industry is headed Until about 15 years ago, research in infertility had been largely stagnate. Standard of care was accepted, and minimal effort was being made to further advance treatment or add new options to the market. As more and [...]

Driving Advancements in Infertility Research2020-10-06T01:11:33-05:00

Teaming up with sites during trial design

2020-10-13T13:37:04-05:00

National Women’s Health Week Part 3 With hands-on experience, site staff can provide valuable insights for proactively addressing challenges in clinical trials By: Dr. Andrea S. Lukes, MHSc, FACOG, Chief Medical Officer, Health Decisions According to the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development (Tufts CSDD), nearly half of all clinical studies require substantial—and [...]

Teaming up with sites during trial design2020-10-13T13:37:04-05:00

Designing trials for patients

2020-10-13T13:38:04-05:00

National Women’s Health Week Part 2 To deliver more meaningful clinical trial results, we need to take the time to gather patient insights By: Elizabeth Yarber, Senior Clinical Project Manager, and Kristen Snipes, Director of Clinical Operations, Health Decisions Clinical development is about finding new healthcare solutions that improve lives. This starts with identifying what [...]

Designing trials for patients2020-10-13T13:38:04-05:00

Hearing patients loud and clear

2020-10-13T13:39:31-05:00

National Women’s Health Week Part 1 As the FDA reinforces the use of the patient voice in the clinical development process, we need to listen to the women sharing their experiences By: John R. Nocero, Senior QA Auditor, Health Decisions In honoring National Women’s Health Week, it’s important to acknowledge the female volunteers in clinical [...]

Hearing patients loud and clear2020-10-13T13:39:31-05:00

Celebrating female participation in clinical research: International Women’s Day 2020

2020-10-13T15:19:07-05:00

Ongoing efforts to recognize gender differences in clinical research are helping to address women’s health needs International Women’s Day has been celebrated on March 8th for more than a century. This year’s theme, #EachforEqual, focuses on the importance of improving gender equality. In honor of International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the steps that have [...]

Celebrating female participation in clinical research: International Women’s Day 20202020-10-13T15:19:07-05:00

A look at the 2010s: Past advancement inspiring a new decade in women’s health

2020-10-13T13:50:32-05:00

Health Decisions continues the quest for improved women’s health outcomes as the new decade begins By Dr. Patrick Phillips, CEO, Health Decisions I’m blessed to have a wonderful mother, wife and three incredible daughters. With so many important women in my life, it seems only natural that I’ve found my way to Health Decisions. The [...]

A look at the 2010s: Past advancement inspiring a new decade in women’s health2020-10-13T13:50:32-05:00
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