Medical Writing The Medical Writing Business Successfully outsourcing medical writing

Volume 24, Issue 3 - The Medical Writing Business

Successfully outsourcing medical writing

Abstract

A large proportion of medical writing activities are now outsourced. This means the need for medical writing service providers is growing, and with increased demand there comes an increased supply of providers. The challenge that arises in such a rapidly growing field is to develop a system that enables outsourcing departments to efficiently select and utilise the right vendors for their needs. This article will provide some practical advice on how to optimise outsourcing with professional medical writers and to bring their particular skill sets to bear to help clinical teams prepare their regulatory documentation more efficiently.

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In the Bookstores
Regulatory Writing: New developments in public disclosure of clinical trials
Lingua Franca and Beyond
Gained in Translation
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English Grammar and Style: Good Writing Practice
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Raquel Billiones

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Evguenia Alechine

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Victoria White

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Alicia Waltman

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Jennifer Bell

Clare Chang

Barbara Grossman

Joselita T. Salita

Amy Whereat

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Somsuvro Basu

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Aurélie Gobet / Paolo Rega

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Raquel Billiones

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Wendy Kingdom / Amy Whereat

Good Writing Practice

Alison McIntosh / Stephen Gilliver

In the Bookstores

Maria Kołtowska-Häggström

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Phil Leventhal

Manuscript Writing

Lisa Chamberlain-James

Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Namrata Upadhyay

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Laura Kehoe

Out on Our Own

Jennifer Clemens

Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

Kimi Uegaki

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

Karim Montasser

Veterinary Writing

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Elise Langdon-Neuner

Phil Leventhal

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Chris Monk