Advanced Clinical Decision Support and the Road to Clinical Effectiveness

| March 13, 2017

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Over the last several decades, clinical decision support solutions have demonstrated success in helping improve quality of care in the American healthcare system.

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CTG (Clinical Trials Group) is a private contract research organization (CRO) experienced and specialized in conducting all phases (I-IV) clinical trials in various therapeutic areas. For over 10 years, many sponsors have been benefiting from CTG's global and local scientific, regulatory and information management expertise achieving timely and high-quality clinical trials data. With an experienced and reliable team on board, CTG is a confirmed trusted partner in clinical research which is enforced by high working standards of Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA).

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