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Happy Employees = Happy Clients!

We know that without our employees, we wouldn’t be here. That’s why we are always looking to improve employee perks and offer the best coverage possible when it comes to important things like health and dental insurance. We also offer competitive retirement options for 401k contributions. But at SimulStat, we go beyond the basics. We… Read more »

Talented Consultants + a Great Communication Plan; Keys to a Wildly Successful Project!

With so many successful biostatistical programming + consulting projects completed last year, we decided to take a step back, review, and share which organizational attributes led to the most time-efficient and cost-effective projects completed. Whether our project was a longer, in-depth project based solution, or a quicker temporary resource based solution, we’ve learned that a… Read more »

A Year of Success + Growth in Biostatistics

What a year it’s been! This year, we’ve experienced significant growth within SimulStat, brought aboard some new clients and staff, positioned ourselves to take on new industry trends and even had a little fun along the way. Part of our growth in 2014 was due to the addition of resources in the areas of business… Read more »

Meet SimulStat at the 2014 CDISC International Interchange

We’re getting ready to head to Bethesda, Maryland for the 2014 CDISC International Interchange. The annual event happens November 10-14 2014 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. This year’s theme “Embracing a Changing Landscape: Standards to Connect Research and Patient Care” provides inspiration for the in-depth courses on BRIDG, ODM Implementation, SDTM… Read more »

Statistical Programmers: What Challenges Do you Face on a Daily Basis?

We’ve been placing talented statistical programmers at top biotech and pharma companies throughout the US for years. From this experience, and one-on-one discussions with our staff and consultants, we’ve learned that even the most experienced biostatistical and SAS programmers run into problems, hassles and challenges on a daily basis. Some of the challenges we hear… Read more »

What does it take to land a challenging job in biostatistics?

SimulStat’s Senior Recruiter Ali Henderson shares career advice for Biostatisticians and SAS Programmers on what it takes to land a job with some of today’s most innovative pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies – as well as top CROs. Q: What types of projects are you most often recruiting SAS programmers and/or biostatisticians for? Most of the… Read more »

Benefits of Contract Staffing – How a San Diego Pharma Company got back on Schedule

SimulStat is growing. And one reason is because more Pharmaceutical, BioTech and Medical Device companies are seeing measurable results and immediate ROI by hiring the right contract programming staff. Andrew Puricelli, SimulStat’s Director of Business Development,  tells the story of how a contract programming team helped a San Diego Pharmaceutical company get back on track… Read more »

8 Areas a Statistician Can Help Your Company

As the sun is setting on the International Year of Statistics, the need for statistics in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, and Medical Device industries is rising. Being a clinical trial statistician provides an opportunity to assist with clinical trial design, preparation of analyses, analyzing clinical trial data, interpreting results, writing clinical study reports, and any subsequent… Read more »

Benefits of Hiring a Boutique SAS Clinical Programming Company

When it comes to outsourcing SAS programming for important clinical trials, larger doesn’t necessarily mean better. While larger companies may appear more credible and reliable, in reality, too many “middle men” and redundant management of a project not only adds up to extra expense, but can cause critical program requirements and specifics to get lost… Read more »