Study Conduct

Median Technologies, Medidata partner on image management services

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Medidata, a global provider of cloud-based solutions and data analytics for clinical research, and Median Technologies, the Imaging Phenomics Company, announced a new collaboration to streamline the growth and use of medical imaging in cancer clinical trials. Median Technologies will leverage the Medidata Clinical Cloud to accelerate the development of medicines in oncology with new, scalable image management services.

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Baheal Group will bring IBM’s Watson for genomics to China

Monday, June 26, 2017

IBM Watson Health announced that Baheal Pharmaceutical Group will bring Watson for Genomics to clinicians across China. As IBM’s primary channel partner for Watson for Genomics in China, Baheal will establish an ecosystem within China to sell the molecular data interpretation technology to clinicians and researchers across the country. The new multi-year agreement comes less than three months after Baheal and IBM launched a strategic alliance to distribute Watson for Oncology in China.

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Survey: Sponsors and CROs rely on analytics but are limited to traditional and in-house data

Monday, June 26, 2017

Medidata, a global provider of cloud-based technology and data analytics for clinical research, announced results of an industry survey to better understand how global life sciences companies think about and use data in clinical research. Conducted in partnership with PharmaVOICE magazine and titled “Using Data and Analytics in Clinical Development,” the survey revealed that 90% of respondents rely on some form of analytics solution—viewing data as a critical element for achieving their R&D priorities—but are limited to their own data to make strategic decisions.

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Survey: Clinical trials changing dramatically

Friday, June 23, 2017

SCORR Marketing, a global health science marketing and communications firm, has announced that a new survey report, Clinical Trials: Past, Present and Future, is now available for free download. The report, produced in partnership with Applied Clinical Trials, describes what clinical trial professionals perceive to be the biggest changes in clinical trials in the last 10 years and what they expect as they continue to evolve in the future.

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Cerner’s Population Health Management Platform chosen by Cerner to coordinate and manage care

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, has announced Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) has chosen Cerner’s HealtheIntentSM population health management platform to coordinate and manage care for its more than 12 million patient interactions each year across its facilities and clinically integrated network, Carolinas Physician Alliance (CPA). CHS will continue to use the Cerner Millennium® integrated electronic health record (EHR) and will also extend its remote hosting relationship with Cerner.

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Survey: Global clinical operations need to unify clinical applications

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

There is an industry-wide drive toward a unified clinical operating model, according to the Veeva 2017 Unified Clinical Operations Survey, one of the industry’s largest annual surveys of clinical operations professionals. The new research from Veeva Systems reveals that nearly all respondents cite the need to unify their clinical applications, including EDC, CTMS and eTMF. More than 60% say faster study execution and improved study quality are the top drivers toward a unified clinical model, which is characterized by end-to-end processes and systems, visibility across the clinical life cycle and modern information systems.

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Analysis: Services that ease site burden enhance clinical trial enrollment

Monday, June 19, 2017

BBK Worldwide, a clinical trial recruitment, engagement and technology company, has released results of a data analysis across a broad spectrum of trials. The findings confirm the premise that alleviating site staff of many of the mechanical aspects of clinical trial patient management allows more time for personal patient care, creating an enhanced clinical trial experience for patients and site staff alike. Results of the analysis show that patient-centric services have a positive impact on site staff satisfaction ratings and boost favorable opinions of clinical trial sponsors—the prelude to the coveted status of “sponsor of choice.”

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Survey: Ridesharing is on the rise for clinical trials

Friday, June 16, 2017

The results of a survey of 432 clinical trial research sites reveals that only 44% of sites offer patient transportation assistance, underscoring a long-standing barrier that pharmaceutical companies face in recruiting and retaining patients for clinical trials.

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goBalto, Informa partner on global site selection

Friday, June 16, 2017

goBalto, a provider of cloud-based clinical study startup (SSU) solutions, announced its partnership with Citeline, part of Informa’s Pharma Intelligence vertical, to integrate data from Citeline’s intelligence platforms—including Trialtrove and Sitetrove—with goBalto’s Select. Indexing information captured by Citeline on more than 390,000 investigators across over 265,000 trials in more than 170 countries to the award-winning Select application aids in providing a data driven approach to weighing selection and performance variables in the identification of sites and target populations ideally suited to studies.

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