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At FCE Source, we are often asked the question: “what does a Field Clinical Engineer do?” Many within the medical device industry are still learning the value of adding FCEs to a trial. In discussions with potential clients (who later hired us) we’ve been told “we think...

Successful clinical trials balance scientific rigor with ease of executability. Trials designed with the best intentions of collecting as much evidence as possible are often (ironically) the ones generating the least useful data because they are too difficult to execute. Clinical trial design must take into account the time and effort required from subjects (patients), coordinators, and investigators. Protocols achieve this through what we refer to as Design for Executability (DFE).