Tag Archives: Clinical Evidence

EU MEDICAL DEVICE CLINICAL EVIDENCE 2016/2017

The year 2016 has been a very interesting one from clinical perspective with many developments in the EU medical device regulatory environment, and I am sure we are facing an even more interesting one coming up: The latest draft of … Continue reading

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MUTUAL ACCEPTANCE OF CLINICAL STUDY DATA IN DAILY PRACTICE

During the congress on clinical trials for medical devices in Berlin, I spoke on the mutual acceptance of clinical trial data. A short version of my presentation you can find on SlideShare: Globalization of Clinical Trials: Mutual acceptance of Medical … Continue reading

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MEDDEV 2.7/1 REVISION 4: A HIGHER DEMAND FOR CLINICAL EVIDENCE

In Europe the second quarter of 2016 is characterized by several big steps from clinical perspective: In April the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force, in June consensus was reached on the new Medical Device Regulation (MDR), and … Continue reading

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THE ON-SITE MONITOR: A SPECIES NEARING EXTINCTION?

Site monitoring represents minimally 15% of your total clinical study budget, and concerns an expense that benefits enormously from digitization and evolving regulatory insights: Electronic data capture and querying, online study training, remote monitoring, and risk-based monitoring, and makes you wonder whether it … Continue reading

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WHAT CLINICAL BENEFIT DO YOU WANT TO PROVE IN YOUR STUDY?

Defining the clinical benefit or the efficacy parameters for your product in a clinical study is a challenging but critical activity: Do I aim to show the effect of product itself or that of a treatment as a whole, what … Continue reading

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CLINICAL EVIDENCE DILEMMAS: IS MY CLINICAL STUDY POPULATION THE RIGHT ONE?

Is my study population the right one, or in other words: Does my clinical study population represent the patients the study product is meant for? An essential question to answer when designing a clinical study to collect clinical evidence regarding product … Continue reading

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