Technology Solutions

BBK Worldwide launches mobile app platform for community engagement

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

BBK Worldwide, a provider of patient recruitment and engagement technologies and services, has unveiled major updates to its mobile app platform. Powered by TrialCentralNet, a Patient Recruitment Management System (PRMS), the comprehensive mobile app platform allows any clinical research or healthcare organization, including sponsors, CROs and advocacy groups, to develop and utilize custom mobile apps in weeks instead of months, and at a small fraction of the cost of in-house development.

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TMF Survey: Adoption of eTMF applications has increased nearly twofold

Monday, June 27, 2016

Veeva Systems reported the latest findings of the industry’s largest, annual global survey of trial master file (TMF) owners, the Veeva 2016 Paperless TMF Survey. The new research study reveals significant change is underway as the industry shifts from passive to active TMF management and adopts advanced electronic TMF (eTMF) applications to improve inspection readiness and shorten clinical trials.

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Exco InTouch, AliveCor partner on mobile ECG measurements in clinical research

Monday, June 27, 2016

Exco InTouch, a provider of patient engagement and data capture solutions for clinical research and healthcare providers, has announced a partnership with AliveCor, a pioneer in machine learning techniques and mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) technology for proactive heart care, in order to make mobile ECG measurements available in clinical study research. AliveCor has secured global recognition for transforming cardiac care and its Kardia platform is recommended for use by prominent cardiologists and is currently being utilised internationally.

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ActiGraph launches CentrePoint Data Hub

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

ActiGraph, a provider of wearable activity and sleep measurement solutions for the global pharmaceutical industry and academic research community, has announced the upcoming launch of the CentrePoint Data Hub, a home-based communication gateway that securely transmits data captured by ActiGraph activity monitors and other connected health devices to the CentrePoint cloud software platform via cellular network. The CentrePoint Data Hub is an extension of ActiGraph’s CentrePoint platform, a web-based technology suite used to deploy and manage activity monitor data collection within clinical development and health research environments.

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Author John Grisham promotes technology funding through book

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Funding clinical trials to test new technology is always a struggle. The Focused Ultrasound Foundation in Charlottesville, Virginia, however, has a new strategy. It turned to best-selling author of legal thrillers and board member John Grisham to promote focused ultrasound. The result is a short book, The Tumor, that Grisham wrote and made available free to the public. The book has brought new light to the therapy but also criticism that it is more of an advertisement than a story.

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