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How Are Clinical And Safety Systems Administered In The Cloud?



In our last “cloud fact or fiction” post, we discussed integrating systems that are deployed in the cloud. This week, let’s talk about system administration.

Claim #8: Choosing a hosted clinical or safety system means relying on the vendor for system administration tasks. 

Fact or fiction? Fiction.

While this does vary from vendor to vendor and product to product, several hosting vendors and solutions allow organizations to perform administrative functions, such as:

  • User role creation
  • User account maintenance
  • Report template modifications
  • Dropdown list modifications

Keep in mind that good cloud hosting vendors and solutions provide all of the services that require IT expertise, while empowering organizations to be in control of day-to-day system use activities.

Stay tuned for our next post on configuring and customizing systems that are in the cloud. To read past posts in the “cloud fact or fiction” series, click here.

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Param Singh

Param Singh has been working in the life sciences industry his entire career. As the director of clinical trial management solutions at Perficient, he developed the clinical trial management team to become one of the best in the industry. Param leads a highly skilled team of implementation specialists and continues to build lasting relationships with clients. He has a knack for resource and project management, which allows clients to achieve success. Param has been with Perficient, via the acquisition of BioPharm Systems, since 2008. Prior to joining the company, he guided the clinical trial management group at Accenture.

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