PPD

PPD, HealthCore expand real-world research capabilities

Monday, August 28, 2017

PPD and HealthCore are building upon their existing collaboration to include Evidera, PPD’s peri- and post-approval business unit. The addition of Evidera will help enable the companies to address post-marketing safety commitments in Europe and the U.S., and expand the relationship to include other studies evaluating outcomes in real-world settings.

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Preparing sites for acquisition

Saturday, July 1, 2017

The unprecedented level of M&A activity in the clinical research site sector during the past 24 months has spurred many investigative site owners to consider selling their businesses.

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Standard data, extraordinary innovations in clinical trials

Saturday, July 1, 2017

As clinical trials require more robust and user-friendly systems to monitor data and conduct effective risk-based monitoring, the use of industry data standards can greatly drive efficiencies and reduce variations in data format from one study to the next. The increasingly wide acceptance of Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) standards, and subsequent requirement of the CDISC Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM) standards , has opened innovation opportunities within the industry.

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QuintilesIMS to buy DrugDev

Monday, June 26, 2017

QuintilesIMS has reportedly reached an agreement to buy DrugDev, a technology company that has built one of the industry’s largest global investigator networks and data sharing platforms, the latest in series of significant mergers among CROs during recent months.   

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