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Open-source Work Aims To Align CQM, CDS

Frank Irving | Healthcare IT News | February 25, 2014

Providers and hospitals pursuing EHR incentives know about clinical quality measures (CQMs) and clinical decision support (CDS) in terms of reporting measures required under Stage 2 of meaningful use. [...] Read More »

OpenClinica Announces 2013 Global Conference

Press Release | OpenClinica | February 7, 2013

The 2013 OpenClinica Global Conference will take place June 21-22, 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. This event is open to all who are looking to obtain insight, learn useful new skills, and build relationships within the growing OpenClinica clinical trial software community. Read More »

OpenClinica – A Leading Innovative Open Source Clinical Trials Solution

One of the top choices of Open Health News (OHNews) readers looking for information on 'open source' eHealth solutions in 2012 was Op  OpenClinica has positioned itself as one of the world's leading open source clinical trials software for electronic data capture (EDC) and clinical data management (CDM).  OpenClinica was first released in 2005. OpenClinica has been successfully used in thousands of clinical trials across some very diverse settings in over 100 countries. It has been used in studies involving 10 to 100,000 patients and in dozens of regulatory submissions for all phases of clinical trials. The OpenClinica Community now consists of over 15,000 members world-wide. Read More »

OpenClinica’s Enterprise EDC Selected to Drive Clinical Trials Research Pharmacist (CTRP) Service

Press Release | Center Point Clinical Services, OpenClinica | March 11, 2015

OpenClinica, a provider of cloud-based electronic data capture (EDC) for clinical research, announced today that Center Point Clinical Services has selected OpenClinica to support their team of licensed pharmacists in the counseling of clinical trial patients. Known as Clinical Trials Research Pharmacists (or CTRPs), Center Point's pharmacists reinforce trial requirements for patients, helping to ensure proper dosing and storage of trial drugs and providing one-on-one, 24/7 patient counseling on concomitant medications, medical device use, dietary and lifestyle issues, as well as answer questions or concerns patients have about the trial. Read More »

Overview of Major eClinical Trends and Clinical Research

Clinical research is well on its way to transforming its paper-driven model to an all things electronic format. During the past year, the clinical trial industry has made considerable progress in adopting technology as a way to streamline data collection, transmission, and monitoring. This article focuses on the top eClinical trends of 2015 and beyond. Among the latest developments- adoption rates are higher for electronic data capture (EDC), electronic source data (eSource), and eClinical integration, as the focus is now on capturing real-time data as a continuous stream. These trends are partially the result of high-tech devices, sensors and wearables entering the clinical trial industry, as well as the FDA embracing technology and opening up a dialogue with experts on how to best channel this revolution in order to advance clinical research.

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PCORI 'Marks Major Milestone' With 25 Research Awards

Bernie Monegain | Government Health IT | December 20, 2012

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved 25 awards, totaling $40.7 million over three years, to fund patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research projects under the first four areas of its National Priorities for Research and Research Agenda. Read More »

RiRL Selects OpenClinica’s eClinical System To Guide Real-Life Research

Press Release | Research in Real-Life , OpenClinica | March 26, 2014

OpenClinica, LLC announces that Research in Real-Life (RiRL) has selected the OpenClinica Enterprise Edition electronic data capture (EDC) and clinical data management system (CDMS) to support a wide range of clinical research, ranging from medical device, interventional, and investigator lead studies.

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Sequencing, cloud computing, and analytics meet around genetics and pharma Bio-IT World Shows What is Possible and What Is Being Accomplished

Bio-IT World shows what is possible and what is being accomplished...last week I took the subway downtown and crossed the two wind- and rain-whipped bridges that the city of Boston built to connect to the World Trade Center. I mingled for a day with attendees and exhibitors to find what data-related challenges they’re facing and what the latest solutions are. Here are some of the major themes I turned up...

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Team Taps The Wisdom Of The Crowd To Impact Breast Cancer Prognosis

Staff Writer | Medical Press | April 17, 2013

Two new reports issuing in Science Translational Medicine (STM) today showcase the potential of teams of scientists working together to solve increasingly complex medical problems. The results demonstrate that better predictors of breast cancer progression than those currently available can be rapidly evolved by running open Big Data Challenges [...]. Read More »

The Growing Trend Of Clinical Research Crowdsourcing

The trend of open collaboration has led to innovation across multiple industries. For decades, big pharma has been known as conservative and slow to change. Today however, there is a growing movement toward open access and crowdsourcing scientific information to accelerate research and development. Open-source platforms have let developers create multiple crowdsourcing applications, that are further enabling the crowdsourcing trend in the life sciences industry, as well.

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Thomson Reuters Launches New Clinical Trial Intelligence Solution

Press Release | Thomas Reuters | October 18, 2013

Cortellis Clinical Trials Intelligence enables users to accelerate clinical trial development decisions and portfolio strategy Read More »

Thomson Reuters To Host TranSMART Community Meeting During BIO-IT World Conference

Press Release | tranSMART Foundation, Pistoia Alliance, Thomson Reuters | April 4, 2013

Meeting will bring together key stakeholders to discuss promise of translational research and help speed discoveries from laboratory to clinic Read More »

Universal EHR? No. Universal Data Access? Yes.

William Hersh | The Health Care Blog | May 23, 2013

A recent blog posting calls for a “universal EMR” for the entire healthcare system. The author provides an example and correctly laments how lack of access to the complete data about a patient impedes optimal clinical care. [...] However, I do not agree that a “universal EMR” is the best way to solve this problem. Read More »

Using Patient-centered Technology To Improve Recruitment And Retention

Cal Collins | The OpenClinica Blog | April 2, 2013

Sponsors of clinical research must increasingly focus on improving patient engagement in order to meet many of today’s research challenges. Promising disruptions are already under way that could define new models for patient recruitment and retention. Read More »

What Ethical Issues Does the Precision Medicine Initiative Face?

David Raths | Healthcare Informatics | July 10, 2017

"This is the largest government study ever on its own people.” Nancy Kass, Sc.D., a professor of bioethics and public health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, was talking about the Precision Medicine Initiative, now called the All of Us Research Program. Kass says she makes that bold statement deliberately and with humility, because she chairs the institutional review board (IRB) for the project, which aims to create a million-person cohort...

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