Decentralized Clinical Trials Series

Decentralized Clinical Trials (DCTs) are clinical trials where some or all trial-related activities occur at locations other than traditional clinical trial sites, such as via telemedicine or in a clinical trial participant’s home. Access to telehealth providers, local laboratories and image centers, and innovative digital health technologies has resulted in a proliferation of opportunities to reimagine and restructure how clinical trials are conducted and provide a more patient-centric approach to clinical research.

Whether conducting a clinical trial for the first time or a veteran to clinical trials, those involved in clinical trials will need to firmly grasp the evolving legal and regulatory landscape when conducting virtual or hybrid clinical trials. In this six-part blog series, we will be addressing key considerations and common issues faced by clinical trial sponsors, investors, and clinical investigators embracing the DCT model.

Decentralized Clinical Trials Series Insights