Rare Disease Studies: A Comfortable Patient Is A Retained Patient

Market Research Director at Industry Standard Research Sherry Hubbard-Bednasz discusses rare disease patient retention. Industry Standard Research recently developed research aimed at understanding the nuances associated with rare disease studies. “Specifically, what does the uphill battle of patient retention look like? What are the secret weapons to minimize conditions conducive to dropout? In a study … Continued

Small And Emerging Biopharma Companies Outsourcing Practices

Market Research Manager at Industry Standard Research Patrick Olsen discusses ISR’s recent small & emerging biopharma research activities, identifying their specific needs and how they differ from those of larger sponsors. “When looking at the attributes individually, small and emerging biopharma respondents were more uniform in their attribute selection compared to larger companies. This may … Continued

Provider Selection In Small And Emerging Pharma Companies

Vice President of Market Research at Industry Standard Research Rebecca McAvoy discusses how the decision-making dynamics at small and emerging biopharma differ from their larger counterparts, and how service providers can leverage those to their advantage. “The lack of PPAs changes the ballgame for decision-making in these smaller organizations. There are no predefined lists of … Continued

Can CROs Rise To The Patient Access & Recruitment Challenge?

Market Research Director at Industry Standard Research Sherry Hubbard-Bednasz answers how biopharma sponsors pick CRO partners who excel at identifying and recruiting patients for their clinical development programs. “Where do you start? What do you need? In this vast landscape of service providers, is there a match for you? Every year we survey hundreds of … Continued

Insights Into The Competitive Clinical Manufacturing Market

Vice President of Market Research at Industry Standard Research Kate Hammeke discusses the contributing factors as to why manufacturers of various sizes and capabilities succeed or fail. “A recent ISR study on outsourced clinical manufacturing revealed that respondents use a combination of different types of service providers to meet their clinical manufacturing needs, in part … Continued

Fast Track To Flexible Clinical Trials

Market Research Director at Industry Standard Research Sherry Hubbard-Bednasz identifies trends taking place in the clinical development industry that indicate a shift to more flexibility during clinical research, especially in light of the COVID-19 crisis. “COVID-19 may have put the pharma industry on the fast track to doing things differently – an industry that for … Continued

Trends In Clinical Development

ISR Reports analyzes company level findings based on 329 sponsor respondents asked to share their thoughts about current trends in the clinical development space. “Agreement with the statement “My organization will run a clinical trial within the next two years where the majority of activities occur in the participant’s home” is noticeably different between large … Continued

Outsourcing Success Requires Constant Evolution

Vice President of Market Research at Industry Standard Research Kate Hammeke walks through the methodology of the research used to source industry feedback for the 2020 CMO Leadership Awards. She also identifies some of the major differences in industry opinions between 2019 and 2020. “ISR asks respondents to consider 28 different CMO characteristics and to … Continued

Sponsor Challenges When Outsourcing Sterile Injectables

Vice President of Market Research at Industry Standard Research Kate Hammeke reviews the challenges biopharma organizations face when engaging CMOs for sterile injectable drug products. “The explanations provided by respondents who identified a lack of available capacity for small volumes suggest that, while an absence of available capacity isn’t the biggest problem for all respondents, … Continued

ISR’s Contract Manufacturing eBook

It can be difficult to find industry-specific, easy to interpret, trustworthy market data. That’s why ISR Reports created this e-book, chock full of free drug development and manufacturing facts, figures, and expert perspectives. This e-book almost certainly won’t answer your questions, but here’s the good news: We love to talk about the drug development and … Continued

Industry Trends In Clinical Development Technology

Market Research Manager at Industry Standard Research Patrick Olsen examines the current trends and challenges regarding clinical development technology in terms of IRB interaction, eCOA/ePRO activities, and eTMF systems. “Per research trends, it’s clear that electronic applications in the clinical development process are here to stay as the preferred method among sponsors and CROs. Given … Continued

CRO Market Research

In some senses, conducting market research in the CRO industry is no different than research in any other industry. We use most of the same methodologies, including surveys, focus groups, interviews, etc. Many of the analytical approaches apply across industries as well. We run conjoint analyses, MaxDiff, standard descriptive stats, and more. What is different … Continued

Six Questions to Ask About Your Market Research

How do you ensure the research products and services you buy will make you confident in the decisions you make? Here are six reasons why Industry Standard Research ensures you are getting the value you should expect from quality market research. When were the data collected? This should be the first question someone asks you … Continued

6 Reasons You Don’t Use Market Research

The CEO of Industry Standard Research Kevin Olson talks through the reasons why you may not be considering market research as a necessary gut check for your next project. “This article explores the primary reasons a person does not conduct market research. Yes, this is coming from the CEO of a market research company and … Continued

ISR Projects Growth In eTMF Market

President of Industry Standard Research Andrew Schafer discusses eTMF adoption, usage, and other findings from ISR’s recent eTMF report. “One of the interesting findings is regarding the awareness of eTMF providers. When ISR first released our eTMF report back in 2016, the average awareness hovered around 10 percent per provider. In 2019 that awareness level … Continued

The Quest To Improve Efficiency In Site Contract And Budget Negotiations

Vice President of Market Research at Industry Standard Research Rebecca McAvoy shares best practices from site start up experts that mitigate the challenges associated with site contract and budget negotiations. “When ISR recently asked respondents taking a survey on site start up to describe the challenges associated with site contract and budget negotiations, “blame” for … Continued

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