GuideStar Video Library

Welcome to the GuideStar Research Video Library

Here we cover topics ranging from financial management to marketing to compliance. We invite clinical research experts from hospitals, health systems and academic medical centers to explore the information provided, and hope it provides you with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions throughout the lifecycle of your clinical trials. 

Why do Patients Participate in Clinical Trials?

Apr 29, 2016

As research industry professionals we need to understand why patients decide to participate in clinical trials. This insight will help shape our..

Preparing for an FDA Audit

Mar 01, 2016

The FDA regularly visits healthcare organizations conducting research on human subjects to ensure the safety of the patients and the accuracy of the..

Your Research Webpage: The Face of Your Program

May 13, 2015

These days the internet is our primary source of information and with this in mind, it is important the research program has a strong presence on the..

Best Practices for a Smooth Site Selection Visit

May 13, 2015

The site selection visit gives trial sponsors the opportunity to get to know your research program and determine if it is the right fit for their..

Compensating Physicians for Research: Improving Engagement and Involvement

May 13, 2015

Developing or growing a research program requires engaged physicians who are excited and involved. Compensating physicians for their time and effort..

Research Billing Versus Hospital Billing — It’s Different!

Sep 11, 2014

And it can get complicated. Understanding what those differences are, ways to prevent billing compliance headaches, and assuring a streamlined approach..

5 Common Clinical Trial Budgeting Mistakes to Avoid

Jan 21, 2014

A clinical trials program should be run like a business and that approach begins with solid finances. Each new trial requires careful analysis to build..

The Sunshine Act: What Does it Mean and How to Prepare?

Oct 16, 2013

Pharmaceutical and device companies are now required to report any payments to hospitals and physicians. That includes any payments for clinical..

The IRB Dilemma: Internal vs External IRBs

Aug 08, 2013

External IRBs can bring efficiencies to a community hospital’s clinical research program but how does a hospital decide to use an external IRB instead..

Research in the Community Hospital: Is it Right for Your Hospital?

Jul 01, 2013

A clinical research program introduces many benefits to a hospital and its physicians, patients and community but to be successful, a solid structure..