Saama commissioned BioPharma Dive to survey pharma executives on the clinical research impact of COVID-19. More than a third of the companies represented in the survey were conducting clinical studies related to COVID-19, but the pandemic also had an impact on the nearly two thirds of companies that were studying other conditions.

Non COVID-19 Studies: Top 4 Challenges

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Budgetary
Issues

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CRSs Not
at Sites

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Patients Not
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Poor Data Quality
Due to Delays

Non COVID-19 Studies: Solving the Top Challenges

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Nearly two-thirds of respondents were likely to adopt an integrated data solution to improve clinical trial performance.

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More than a quarter of respondents were eager to implement a remote monitoring solution.

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Resumption of Clinical Trials Post COVID-19

Respondents who experienced clinical study delays related to COVID-19 have different opinions on when research will resume:

Not sure / Trials on hold

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Sometime in 2021

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2022 or later

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Never, they have been canceled

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COVID-19 Studies: Top 5 Challenges

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Lack of
Available Data

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Delayed /
Stale Data

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Difficult / Time-
Consuming Analysis

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Disparate
Disconnected Data

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Inadequate
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COVID-19 Studies: Solving the Top Challenges

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Nearly three-quarters of respondents were likely to adopt an integrated data solution to improve clinical trial performance.

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More than half of respondents were likely to implement a technology platform to speed scientific data analysis.

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More than a quarter of respondents expressed the need for an analytics solution that integrates clinical and biomarker data to enhance translational research.

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