Compliance. It’s Never a Problem Until it’s a Problem

  These are the words I often share with clients when talking about compliance problems.  What I mean by, “It’s never a problem, until it’s a problem,” is that: It is difficult to foresee everything when it comes to compliance Most problems will not rear their ugly head until late in the game Don’t try[…]

Shining Light on the Sunshine Act

After the Physician Payment Sunshine Act (PPSA) passed in March 2010, most companies took a “wait-and-see” approach. They planned to wait until they absolutely, positively had to deal with its requirements. And with companies juggling so many priorities, it’s understandable that it would slip to the bottom of the list. The PPSA has now forced[…]

SOP Training for Clinical Research – Can it be Fun?

The mere mention of SOP training can make even the veterans among us shudder. But does it really have to be this way?  Does compliance training really differ from any other training?  Shouldn’t we apply the same principles of instructional design?  Does it always have to be the dull, boring, uninteresting, and monotonous “check here[…]