Managing Changes from Clinical Research Organizations

How to manage and minimize changes from CROs and the costs of delays that typically result

Danforth experts on both the clinical outsourcing and finance sides discuss how to gain control of changes with a strategic approach to contracting. Topics include the following:

  • Structuring Master Service Agreements with change clauses, performance-based language and other safeguards to minimize surprises and budget overruns
  • Understanding the common practice of CROs and issues related to the Change Notification Process
  • How contract and budget language impacts total cost of a change request