Technology Solutions

Cepheid, FIND, Rutgers collaborate on Xpert MTB/RIF test

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 01:22 PM

Cepheid, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based molecular diagnostics company, FIND, a Switzerland-based international nonprofit organization and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School are collaborating to develop Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra, a next-generation test for Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) with increased sensitivity to aid in detection of patients with smear-negative TB, which often is associated with HIV co-infection. The collaboration also is receiving additional support from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the NIH.

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ClinGen launches patient portal GenomeConnect

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 01:20 PM

The Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen), a NIH-funded resource dedicated to analyzing data from thousands of clinical genetics tests each year, has launched a new patient portal, GenomeConnect.

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Center for Connected Health, Daiichi Sankyo ink mobile app agreement

Thursday, October 23, 2014 01:19 PM

The Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealthCare, a Boston-based healthcare delivery system founded by Harvard Medical School affiliated teaching institutions Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, has announced a co-development agreement with Japanese pharmaceutical Daiichi Sankyo to create a mobile app to serve as a coaching platform for patients with atrial fibrillation who have been prescribed oral anticoagulation therapy.

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Veeva Vault selected by inVentiv Health Clinical

Thursday, October 23, 2014 01:15 PM

inVentiv Health Clinical, a Princeton, N.J.-based global supplier of drug development services, will replace its electronic trial master file (eTMF) content management system with California-based Veeva Systems’s Veeva Vault eTMF.

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CRF Health joins Perceptive Partner Program

Thursday, October 23, 2014 01:12 PM

CRF Health, a Plymouth Meeting, Pa.-based global provider of eCOA solutions for the life sciences industry, has joined the Parexel Perceptive Partner Program. As a member, CRF Health will expand the breadth and reach of its technology offering by providing standard integrations between the company's eCOA solutions and the Perceptive MyTrials eClinical platform. Customers will benefit from direct access to all their required technology and data through a single platform.

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Study: strong consumer interest in storing, sharing health data

Friday, October 17, 2014 02:47 PM

As Apple, Samsung and Google field health and fitness data aggregators, 30% of online consumers would be interested in using such a service, and more than one-third would consider doing so if it saved them money.

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BBK acquires MEDL Mobile, company instrumental in developing its leading mobile app

Thursday, October 16, 2014 02:37 PM

By Ronald Rosenberg
CenterWatch Staff Writer

BBK Holdings announced this morning it will acquire the custom application development division of MEDL Holdings, a developer of mobile applications that has been a long-time partner and collaborator in BBK’s mobile application for patient and site engagement, My Clinical Study Buddy.

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West Pharmaceutical Services, HealthPrize Technologies to reward patient adherence

Thursday, October 16, 2014 02:26 PM

West Pharmaceutical Services and HealthPrize Technologies are teaming up to reward patients for taking their medications.

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Exostar, BT partner

Thursday, October 16, 2014 07:00 AM

Exostar, a Herndon, Va.-based provider of secure, cloud-based solutions that improve collaboration, information sharing and supply chain management for communities of partners, has become a specialist member of the BT for Life Sciences partner ecosystem. Exostar’s secure identity and access management (IAM) and enterprise federation solutions now can be paired with BT’s Workbench Informatics solution for scientists.

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KCR launches KCR Date Forecaster app for medical appointment scheduling

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 09:00 PM

KCR, a European CRO, has launched KCR Date Forecaster, a mobile application providing patients with smart scheduling and automatic reminders for doctor appointments and medical examinations. 

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