Study Conduct

Survey: SCORR to present industry thoughts on Big Data, recruitment, confidentiality

Friday, June 10, 2016

SCORR Marketing, a global health science marketing and communications firm, and Chesapeake IRB, a technology-enabled independent institutional review board (IRB) serving the clinical research industry, will present “Does ‘Big Data’ for Enhanced Recruiting Invade Patient Confidentiality?” and “The Internet of Things and Clinical Research: Privacy, Security and Ethical Aspects” at the Drug Information Association (DIA) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.

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Biologics Consulting launches Clinical Trials Planning and Oversight Group

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Biologics Consulting, a full-service regulatory and product development consulting firm for biologics, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, has launched its Clinical Trials Planning and Oversight Group. The group will help small and medium-sized biopharmaceutical companies in the development and management of efficient and cost effective clinical trials. Biologics Consulting has a broad range of global clinical trial experience and clinical operations expertise that it will leverage to help clients design trials to meet the ethical, regulatory and scientific standards required to obtain successful product development outcomes.

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IMS Health acquires Privacy Analytics

Monday, June 6, 2016

IMS Health has acquired Privacy Analytics, a provider of technology solutions for de-identifying and anonymizing healthcare information, to extend its Real-World Evidence (RWE) capabilities. Affirming IMS Health’s long-standing practices for safeguarding patient privacy, the acquisition advances the company’s ability to help life sciences clients drive R&D and commercial performance and demonstrate treatment value in real-world settings. It also reinforces IMS Health’s role as a partner of choice for health systems, payers, providers and researchers as they seek new insights from healthcare data—with strong support for responsible privacy management.

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Study: Biomarkers improve drug LOA exponentially

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) released a study of clinical development success rates. The study, conducted in partnership with Amplion and Biomedtracker, recorded and analyzed 9,985 clinical and regulatory phase transitions, across 1,103 companies. Using clinical trial data from the past decade, “Clinical Development Success Rates 2006-2015” compares groups of diseases, drug modalities and other attributes to generate the most comprehensive analysis, to date, of biopharmaceutical R&D success.

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INC Research, CISCRP launch ideathon to boost awareness of clinical research

Friday, May 20, 2016

INC Research Holdings, a global phase I to IV CRO, together with the Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP), a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging the public and patients as partners in the clinical research process, have announced an innovative new initiative designed to promote greater awareness of the importance of clinical trial participation in advancing public health.

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