Technology Solutions

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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Bracket acquires Clintara

Monday, June 29, 2015

Bracket Global, a provider of clinical research solutions, and Clintara, a privately held clinical service and technology company headquartered in Boston, Mass., have agreed to combine. Bracket will integrate the Clintara platform of surveillance strategies developed for clinical trials within Bracket’s proprietary electronic platform for Clinical Outcome Assessments (eCOA). The integration will include Clintara’s innovative C-VISA Subject Eligibility Validation program designed to ensure appropriate patients are enrolled in clinical trials.

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PRA launches Predictivv platform for global studies

Friday, June 26, 2015

Global CRO PRA Health Sciences has launched its Predictivv platform, the beginning of an entirely new approach on the role technology will play in the future of clinical development. The Predictivv platform will be a fully integrated solution for designing, planning and optimizing the management of global clinical studies. Designed around a unified platform that harmonizes data, processes and people across every aspect of a clinical study, Predictivv will enable unprecedented adaptive intelligence and decision support for the ever-increasing complexities of the clinical development process.

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MLSC, COBTH, UMass Med launch web portal to promote collaboration

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) partnered with the Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals (COBTH) and the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center to the launch the Massachusetts Clinical Innovation Gateway. The new web portal will allow life sciences companies from around the world to seek opportunities to partner with Massachusetts academic medical centers (AMCs) on research and clinical initiatives.

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Quintiles launches Infosario One mobile app

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Global CRO Quintiles is extending its Quintiles Infosario technology platform with mobile access to critical clinical trial information. Using the mobile app, key stakeholders in the drug development process can conveniently access site start-up, recruitment and compliance information as well as status updates on data queries and project milestones.

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Comprehend Systems launches Quality Solution for faster results

Monday, June 15, 2015

Comprehend Systems, a clinical software solutions provider, launched Continuous Quality for ClinOps, a solution that enables clinical operations (ClinOps) to deliver high quality clinical trial submissions at a new speed. This cloud-based solution unifies and analyzes ClinOps data and automates alerts and collaboration across executives, teams and CROs. Clinical trial leaders can now focus on what matters and act faster while improving quality, hitting milestones and speeding the delivery of a portfolio of clinical trials. With this additional visibility into trials, life sciences companies can improve trial quality and speed to deliver trial results and get drugs and devices to market even faster.

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