Study Conduct

Medidata, SHYFT Analytics partner

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Medidata and SHYFT Analytics have announced a strategic commercial partnership to increase access to healthcare data analytics in clinical trials. The partnership will enable life sciences companies to add real world evidence (RWE) data from electronic medical records (EMRs) and health claims to information traditionally collected in clinical trials, providing a more comprehensive view of patient health.

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Leapcure, partner to accelerate patient recruitment

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Leapcure, a provider of patient engagement solutions for clinical trials and pharmaceutical research, has teamed up with, a marketplace for pharmaceutical services, to provide patient recruitment services for users of’s network of 10 pharmaceutical research marketplaces. The partnership will provide white-label, global clinical recruitment services using Leapcure’s smart patient engagement platform.

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DCRI, Pfizer, Premier partner on vaccination rates

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

A new quality improvement initiative that aims to create effective solutions in optimizing adult vaccination rates has been announced. The program, the Adult Immunization Project, is a collaboration among the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), Duke Primary Care, Pfizer and Premier. Researchers will jointly work to develop evidence-based interventions to support indicated adult vaccination practices among providers in the Duke Health system.

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BTC Network rebrands, acquires Novex Clinical Research

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

BTC Network, a fully integrated network of clinical research sites in the U.S., has strengthened its site operations with the recent acquisition of Novex Clinical Research, a multi-specialty research practice in New Bedford, Massachusetts. As a result of the deal, Novex Clinical Research will be the first clinical research site to be owned and operated under the BTC Network umbrella. It will strengthen BTC Network’s expertise and commitment to therapeutic areas such as psychiatry, neurology, pain, and internal medicine.

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Three Questions: Blake Liebeskind, Sunrise Medical Research

Monday, July 25, 2016

CWWeekly presents this feature as a spotlight on issues faced by executives in clinical research. This week, writer Karyn Korieth spoke with Blake Liebeskind, president of Sunrise Medical Research in Florida, a finalist for the Society for Clinical Research Sites’ 2015 Site Patient Recruitment Innovation Award (SPRIA), which recognizes sites that employ innovative patient recruitment strategies.

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iPug launches as global digital health company

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

A network of New Zealand angel investors has helped launch iPug, a digital health company that is transforming the way research and public health campaigns are delivered, into the U.S. market at the BIO International Convention in San Francisco.

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