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It’s Site Selection, Not a Toss of the Dice
TODAY | Clinical Informatics News | Guest Commentary | Conducting clinical trials is a high stakes game, but disturbingly, the risk of selecting non-performing or underperforming investigative sites is greater than losing at the gambling table. When shooting craps, for example, odds are 17% that the player will role a 7 to start the action, and the odds of actually winning may be even lower. But, the odds of selecting sites that perform well in clinical trials are worse, far worse. more

CIOs tell ONC Its time to let the EHR market innovate to drive interoperability
| Healthcare IT News |  Several experts contend that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is attacking the wrong problems and the last thing anyone needs is more prescriptive regulation about EHR functionality, usability and quality measurement. more

Reality check from Eric Lander Cancer cure isnt around the corner
| STAT |  Eric Lander says it will take several decades to find a cure for cancer. Speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Lander said patient data sharing would make the difference. more

Clinical informaticist says the best is yet to come for FHIR
| Healthcare IT News |  InterSystems' Russell Leftwich, MD, says 'there's still a lot of data yet to be incorporated' with the HL7 standard. more

NEA Leads $44M Bet That Protecting Synapses Will Help Fight Alzheimers
| Forbes |  Alzheimer's might be the most frustrating graveyard in pharmaceutical R&D. Billions are being wagered on the idea that reducing amyloid plaque buildups will help slow or stop the memory loss and cognitive decline in old age. Nothing really works. Now a startup in South San Francisco has raised $44 million to take a different tack. more

EMA and FDA Begin Collaborations on Patient Engagement
| RAPS |  On Wednesday, the European Medicines Agency and the US Food and Drug Administration began exchanging more information on the best practices of involving patients in the development, evaluation, and post-authorization tracking of medicines. more

Quintiles Accelerating Precision Trial Enrollment
| Clinical Informatics News | As clinical trials become more complex and zero in on narrower patient populations, time spent in site start-up is increasing. To address this growing problem and identify and enroll hard-to-find patients more quickly, Quintiles recently launched its Precision Enrollment program, which is designed to activate site start-up within 21 days of patient identification. more

Industry’s Largest TMF Survey Finds Major Change Underway in Clinical Operations
TODAY | PHILADELPHIA, PA, UNITED STATES - Jun 28, 2016 - Today, at the Drug Information Association’s (DIA) Annual Meeting, Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV) reported the latest findings of the industry’s largest, annual global survey of trial master file (TMF) owners, the Veeva 2016 Paperless TMF Survey more

Bioclinica eHealth Solutions Platform Integrates with Clinical Reach by Parallel 6,
| DOYLESTOWN, PA - Jun 27, 2016 - Bioclinica®, a specialty clinical trials technology and services provider, today announced Parallel 6 has become the newest member of its eHealth App xChange™, an alliance channel within the eHealth Solutions business segment to advance technology innovation across life sciences and healthcare more

Bioclinica eHealth Solutions Launches Safety and Regulatory Software Products
| DOYLESTOWN, PA, USA - Jun 22, 2016 - Bioclinica®, a specialty clinical trials technology and services provider, today announced the expansion of its extensive Safety & Regulatory Solutions portfolio by introducing three new software products to manage every stage in the pharmacovigilance process more

Certara Introduces the D360 Express Data Platform for Biotech R&D
| PRINCETON, NJ - Jun 23, 2016 - Certara®, the leading provider of decision support technology and consulting services for optimizing drug development and improving health outcomes, today announced the availability of D360 Express more

ERT’s Insights Cloud™ Brings Simplicity to Complex Relationships between Sponsors and CROs
| PHILADELPHIA, PA, UNITED STATES - Jun 23, 2016 - ERT, a leading eClinical solutions provider, including high-quality patient data collection and analysis, today announced a major release of its Insights Cloud trial oversight solution, with features to optimize transparency, flexibility and accountability for clinical trial sponsors and Clinical Research Organization (CROs) more

CenterWatch Joins WIRB-Copernicus Group
| PRINCETON, NJ - Jun 22, 2016 - WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™), one of the world's leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, today announced its acquisition of CenterWatch, the leading provider of clinical trial industry news and information, and the addition of Kenneth A more

ERT Develops Industry’s First Integration of Continuous Glucose Monitoring Data and eCOA
| PHILADELPHIA, PA, UNITED STATES - Jun 22, 2016 - ERT, a leading provider of high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development, today announced a data license agreement with Dexcom to integrate glucose information captured via continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and traditional self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) with symptomatic / quality of life data collected via its its electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA) system more


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