The Challenges and Goals of Data Standardization

posted on 17th September 2015 in Data Talk

The processes surrounding data collection, transformation and analysis continues to be unstable and inconsistent in the life sciences industry. In recent years, data standardization practices have been developed and honed to fight these inefficiencies. With the right people using the right tools, standardization can improve clinical trial research through enhanced data quality, integration and reusability. […]

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How To Support Electronic Data Capture

posted on 10th September 2015 in Data Talk

  At eClinical Solutions we combine technical and clinical experience when helping life science companies design and implement an electronic data capture (EDC) system. We’re involved every step of the way, offering support from start to finish. Through the Medidata Clinical Cloud, we offer organizations an industry-leading technology that not only supports EDC, but also […]

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How the Clinical Trial Experience is Improving

posted on 27th August 2015 in Data Talk

Clinical trials play a big role in the development of pharmaceuticals to treat diseases and improve people’s health across the world. It’s in everyone’s best interest to improve clinical trials however we can. Improving efficiency, cost and accessibility will allow more people to get the treatment they need at a lower cost. Putting patients in […]

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The 3 Biggest Factors Changing Clinical Trials Today

posted on 20th August 2015 in Data Talk

Professionals in the drug development world know that clinical trials are expensive. In fact, they’re the most costly part of getting a drug on the shelves. Yet, only a slim percentage of these drugs actually make it through the clinical trial phases. As clinical development becomes more complex and regulations even more strict, there is […]

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elluminate: The Foundation for Complete Data Standardization

posted on 23rd July 2015 in Data Talk

Data and analytics are two of the biggest buzzwords in the Life Sciences industry today. While we’re creating exponentially more data points than we have in the past, they are virtually useless if they cannot be read and analyzed. This is a common problem that is found throughout the clinical trial community. The first step […]

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Data Conversion Increases Transparency in Data Reporting

posted on 7th July 2015 in Solutions

An emerging pharmaceutical player in the Southern California area came to us for help in executing their vision for data collection, management and utilization. They wanted their 40-person team to be able to have complete access and control over every clinical trial they were carrying out and planning. This would give their organization the benefits […]

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Are Your Cloud Computing Systems Compliant and Validated?

posted on 20th November 2014 in Data Talk

In a recent blog post my colleague Sam Anwar, our VP of Engineering, shared that life sciences companies have an opportunity to accelerate adoption of cloud computing and software-as-a-service (SaaS) IT models to accelerate new product development, improve patient outcomes, and enable expansion into new markets, all while reducing costs and creating a more agile […]

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5 Steps to Integrate External Data into Your EDC Platform

posted on 10th November 2014 in Solutions

Frequently clients reach out to us for help with a process to integrate and manage clinical trial data from partners and external sources such as labs. Siobhan Raynard, one of our Clinical Data Managers, and I put together the list below of five key points to consider when putting together a plan to manage the […]

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Can the Life Sciences Industry Adopt Cloud Computing?

posted on 10th September 2014 in Solutions

Life sciences companies are adopting cloud computing and software-as-a-service (SaaS) IT models, particularly in the areas of sales and marketing. There is an opportunity to extend the cloud’s impact into areas such as R&D and supply chain. However, there are legitimate concerns about protecting intellectual property and demonstrating compliance with industry regulations. The primary two […]

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How Can Electronic Data Capture Support Risk-based Monitoring?

posted on 10th April 2014 in Solutions

As clinical trial sponsors are looking to shift from traditional clinical trial monitoring approaches to risk-based monitoring, an electronic data capture (EDC) system is a key component. An electronic data capture system supports risk-based monitoring by: Dynamic assignment of source data verification Empowering central monitoring of clinical trial data An EDC system, such as Medidata Rave, […]

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