Technology Solutions

Illumina launches genomics solutions for clinical research

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Illumina has launched the new TruSeq library preparation kits and Infinium arrays that enable researchers to explore genetic variation on a more comprehensive scale. The new additions to the application-driven portfolio address a broad range of genetic studies from whole exome to population and disease specific genotyping, leveraging the Illumina portfolio of genomic analysis systems.

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Illumina expands genomics analysis platform

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Illumina has announced several new additions to BaseSpace—a comprehensive cloud computing environment—with the launch of BaseSpace Professional and Enterprise Editions, fully integrated Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) solutions and advanced infrastructure upgrades.

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ProPhase, YPrime team to develop eCOA, other digital products

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

New York-based ProPhase, a global provider of measurement expertise in clinical trials, and Malvern, Pa.-based YPrime, a clinical trial software products and services company, have formed a strategic partnership to develop digital products that create new clinical trial standardization processes and tools, from trial design and patient selection to using data analytics to improve endpoints and study results.

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SBP launches website

Monday, September 28, 2015

A new website for SBP Digital Trust Consulting has launched as a resource for biopharmaceutical managers seeking guidance for a range of IT issues, including establishing secure global collaborations, improving workflows and meeting international regulatory IT requirements. The site lists a selection of prominent security, identity and access management (IAM) and technology consultants serving the biopharmaceutical and related industries.

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ERT expands centralized respiratory solutions

Monday, September 28, 2015

ERT, a Philadelphia-based global provider of patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, cloud analytics and workflow solutions, has expanded its line of centralized respiratory solutions for global clinical trials. The offering enables trial sponsors to improve investigative site performance, trial efficiencies and data quality by leveraging centralized data surveillance to support risk-based monitoring in respiratory clinical research.

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Study: Mobile healthcare app use surging

Friday, September 18, 2015

The number of mobile health applications available to consumers now surpasses 165,000, as developers incorporate innovative data collection features linked to sensors and wearables, according to a new report released by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. While most available apps focus on overall wellness, healthcare systems and professionals are expressing greater interest and excitement in broader app use as barriers to mainstream adoption of mHealth are removed—especially in the area of chronic disease management.

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Undiagnosed Diseases Network launches online application portal

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN), a clinical research initiative of the National Institutes of Health, has opened an online patient application portal called the UDN Gateway. Introduction of this application system sets the stage for the network to advance its core mission: to diagnose patients who suffer from conditions that even skilled physicians have been unable to diagnose despite extensive clinical investigation. These diseases are difficult for doctors to diagnose because they are rarely seen, have not previously been described or are unrecognized forms of more common diseases.

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