Break & Learn
Break away from your daily activities and Learn something new in 30 minutes!
During the Break & Learn webinars, content-knowledgeable presenters will share their insights in a particular topic. The planned webinars are listed below and we will add more in the coming months. The webinars are free to attend. In addition, if you register we will send a link to the recording within 2 weeks after the webinar. Feel free to register and share this site with others.
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Reducing the validation burden of clinical reporting
22 February 16:00 CET / 10:00 EST
Validation of clinical report content such as tables, listings and figures (TLFs) is a considerable burden in the clinical trial process. This includes validation of output formats, cross-checks with specifications and between tables, and double programming of output statistics. In this 30-minute Break & Learn session, we will dive into the reasons why this extensive validation is needed and we will discuss potential solutions for reducing the burden. The webinar will end with an automated validation use case by Beaconcure and additional time for questions and comments.
Interoperability and automation:
How we handle the increasing complexity of data sources
22 March16:00 CET / 10:00 EST
In the last few years, the evolvement in decentralized trials, patient reported outcomes and real world evidence studies resulted in an increasing volume and complexity of data. While the adoption of new and modern data exchange techniques was slow in our industry, it now becomes evident that these techniques are necessary to maintain the oversight, quality and traceability of data. What has changed in interoperability and the corresponding automation? And why is this relevant for the statistical programmer and analyst? In this 30-minute webinar, we will also dive into the question whether we can do without any human intervention in the clinical data ingestion and transformation process. This presentation will be illustrated by Achilleas Zaras with examples of the eClinical illuminate platform.
How to overcome process inefficiencies in clinical research
19 April 16:00 CET / 10:00 EST
While automation, outsourcing and standardization are seen as efficiency solutions in clinical research, in practice, these are often not experienced as such. In this 30-minute Break & Learn webinar, we will present current process issues from the data management and analysis perspective and look into the potential solutions of overcoming them. Co-presenters Aldir Medeiros Filho, Christy Boer and Berber Snoeijer will touch upon issues from different perspectives including alignment with the clinic, the laboratory and reporting colleagues. At the end of the webinar there will be room for questions and comments.
Strengths and limitations of real-world data sources for clinical trials
Recorded on 25 January 2023
Real-world data sources are increasingly used for clinical trials. Not only for feasibility assessments, patient selection and follow-up, but also for regulatory submission purposes. The requirements for using real-world data vary depending on the use case. In this 30-minute webinar, we will look into the strengths and limitations of real-world data; where does the data come from; how is it collected and what are the corresponding caveats and biases? Correspondingly, we will discuss how we can overcome these issues. We will finish this Break & Learn session with a use case of real-world data utilization presented by BC platforms and with additional time for questions and comments.