Study Conduct

Society for Clinical Research Sites adds Covance as Global Impact Partner

Monday, July 6, 2015

The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), a global trade organization dedicated to representing the interests of clinical research sites, has announced a two-year partnership with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp). Covance Drug Development will participate as a Global Impact Partner (GIP), a relationship designed to facilitate critical dialogue between industry stakeholders and clinical research sites.

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Google to test health-tracking wristband to collect clinical trial data

Monday, July 6, 2015

Google’s quest to expand its positioning of smart wearable devices beyond a contact lens for glucose monitoring has led the company to develop a new health-tracking wristband that can monitor pulse, heart rhythm, skin temperature, light exposure and noise levels for use in clinical trials and provide physicians with real-time data about their patients’ activity and vital signs between checkups.

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Integrated research partnerships build momentum

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Anticipating the convergence of health­care and clinical research to form learning health systems, a handful of organizations—some originating within the dedicated site network community, others within academia and the Veterans Affairs sys­tem—are partnering with community hospi­tals and large healthcare systems to transform the investigative site landscape.

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