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Robert Musterer

Warning: Buyer Beware

In the last 2 months I have received 3 requests through various networking sites to provide information on particular topics about our industry.  In these particular cases, the individuals claim to have global pharma clients seeking assistance with decisions around use of CROs, the selection of EDC systems, and the implementation of CDMS solutions.   Most troubling in all these cases is that the... Read more

by: Robert Musterer
Published: August 9, 2015
Tags: Robert Musterer, EDC systems, CROs, Contract Research Organisations, Clinical Trials, Solutions, Pharma clients


Robert Musterer

Seems Everyone Is Building Clinical Data Repositories, Now How Are We Going To Use Them?

Whether you call it a clinical data repository (CDR) or a clinical data warehouse (CDW); it seems everyone (oh, all right - at least a lot of companies) are either building, or planning to build one.  Most of these companies have grand notions of bringing together data from a wide variety of sources to be able to glean new insights.  However the big unanswered questions are; just how are these... Read more

by: Robert Musterer
Published: February 19, 2015
Tags: clinical data repositories, clinical data, Robert Musterer, Clinical Data Repository, clinical data wsarehouse


Robert Musterer

How Many Strikes Can One Support Request Gather?

The other day I had the dubious pleasure of having the hard drive on my laptop fail. I was fortunate enough that I got a warning message letting me know that something was amiss and had the presence of mind to double check to make sure that I had a backup of everything of concern.  In addition to that, I take advantage of one of the cloud based services for email and provision of desktop software... Read more

by: Robert Musterer
Published: January 16, 2015
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