Functional Service Provider (FSP)

Functional Service Provider (FSP)

Premier Insight 248: Outsourcing: You’re Now Free to Do What You Do Best

Pharma, biotech, and medical device companies are increasingly turning to contract research organizations to outsource a wide range of activities through functional service provider (FSP) arrangements. FSPs increase agility and drive down costs while offering cafeteria-style flexibility — giving clients wide latitude in choosing which services to farm out and which to keep in house.

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Expert to Discuss Trial Cost Forecasting at Industry Financial Summit

DURHAM, N.C., March 30, 2018 — Predicting the cost of clinical trials is a complex task, and more CROs are providing grant forecasting as a service to produce more accurate projections and give customers greater visibility. A grant forecasting expert from Premier Research will discuss new approaches to predicting trial costs in April at the...

Data Management & Biostatistics

Premier Insight 245: Getting Creative: A Hybrid Answer When the Conventional Won’t Do

When the going gets tough, the tough get … creative. The search for the best resourcing solution sometimes defies a single answer. That’s when Premier Research combines outsourcing, insourcing, and geographic flexibility to devise a hybrid solution.

Data Management & Biostatistics

Premier Insight 247: Forty Percent Savings in Four Weeks: Yeah, We’re That Good

A U.S. pharmaceutical company needed an immediate outsourcing solution to replace an underperforming vendor. Not only was time critical, cost was, too. These new data specialists would be located offshore to reduce the sponsor’s overhead. Oh, and did we mention it had to be done fast?

Functional Service Provider (FSP)

Premier Insight 246: Transfer and Re-Engage: A Powerful Path to Flexibility and Cost Savings

Functional outsourcing can produce significant savings and greatly increase flexibility in assigning resources. But any big change in staffing requires care to avoid personnel disruptions, keep projects on track, and comply with laws governing use of contract employees.

Data Management & Biostatistics

Premier Insight 244: Data Management: A Growing Challenge, Made Easier

Premier Research is at the forefront of offering secure file-transfer services for pharma companies. Unlike other providers of secure file hosting, we understand the needs that are specific to the industry — such as giving all trial participants upload and download access while building in firewalls between lab vendors.

Functional Service Provider (FSP)

Applied Clinical Trials – The Growing Role of Performance Incentives Between Sponsors, CROs

Applied Clinical Trials – The Growing Role of Performance Incentives Between Sponsors, CROsby Sean Russell, Chief Commercial Officer

Consulting

Sharing Risk? No, Sharing Opportunity

In clinical drug research, time is of the essence. Not only are researchers, in many cases, trying to beat their competitors to market, their ability to conduct a timely clinical trial can be the difference between life and death for the target audience. The question is, then, how do you as a sponsor get your contract research organizations...

Functional Service Provider (FSP)

SCRIP – The CRO View: Sharing Opportunity Vs Risk In Drug Development

SCRIP – The CRO View: Sharing Opportunity Vs Risk In Drug Developmentby Sean Russell, Chief Commercial Officer

Functional Service Provider (FSP)

Drug Development & Discovery – The Opportunity in Sharing Risk: A Productive Trend in Clinical Trials

Drug Development & Discovery – The Opportunity in Sharing Risk: A Productive Trend in Clinical Trialsby Sean Russell, Chief Commercial Officer