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End-User Benefits of Oracle’s Cloud Siebel CTMS iHelp

Previously, I discussed iHelp and all the assistances it provides. This blog looks at the end-user benefits that Oracle’s Cloud Siebel CTMS iHelp provides. One of iHelp’s key end-user benefits is that the content is available on demand, directly in Siebel – there’s no need to dig through a user manual or even divert your […]

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DevSecOps in the Cloud – Policy and Practice

Cloud computing is now ubiquitous throughout the software development industry.  There are many cloud service providers offering everything from ‘bare-metal’ virtual servers to complete server-less computing platforms.  The speed by which computing resources can be reserved and instantiated is a major contributing factor to the success of DevOps, where repeatability and automation is central.  However, […]

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[Perspective] A Cloud CTMS Was a Requirement for Pfizer

While Pfizer’s IT team had been supporting the legacy CTMS and other clinical systems for many years, the company’s current strategy centers on implementing cloud solutions. The reason for this approach is to reduce the burden on internal resources and reduce the need to invest in IT infrastructure. Having different, nuanced processes and decentralized data […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [Aug. 2019]

Perficient’s Life Sciences practice regularly monitors the software release notes for several Oracle Health Sciences applications, including: Argus Safety Oracle Clinical/Remote Data Capture (OC/RDC) Thesaurus Management System (TMS) Generally speaking, we review release notes at the beginning of each month for the previous month. On occasion, there are no new releases and, therefore, nothing to review; however, […]

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What is Oracle’s Siebel CTMS iHelp Program?

Previously, I introduced iHelp and how this program can help you work Oracle’s Cloud Siebel CTMS. This blog will analyze with iHelp truly is. iHelp is a context-sensitive, interactive, and highly customizable on-screen help tool. It keeps track of where you are in the system and adjusts content accordingly. It is interactive in that it […]

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Clinical Operations Teams Benefit from Oracle Cloud Siebel CTMS

It’s no secret that a clinical trial management system (CTMS) streamlines and simplifies the running of clinical trials, and that Oracle’s Siebel Clinical (Siebel CTMS) is the most robust system in the space. But what you might not know is exactly how it would simplify your work life. In this guide, we’ll cover various job […]

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Real-Time Assistance in Oracle’s Cloud Siebel CTMS with iHelp

Have you ever found yourself stuck on a task in Oracle’s Siebel Clinical Management System (CTMS), or even forgotten how to perform a task altogether? While you may have a comprehensive user guide, it’s probably quite lengthy and cumbersome. Wouldn’t it be nice if Siebel CTMS had a guide built right into the application that […]

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Library Management in Oracle InForm

Prior to the inception of Copy Groups, copying objects from a library or study to another study in Oracle Clinical was a slow, tedious process in which all objects had to be copied individually. Copy Groups can contain forms, form layouts, derivation and validation procedures, completion guidelines, and help text. Copy Groups allow objects to […]

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Generating SDTM Datasets in Oracle InForm

Those conducting clinical trials using EDC systems such as Oracle Clinical Remote Data Capture and Oracle InForm, face the challenge of converting their eCRF data into CDISC’s SDTM domain datasets. Regardless of the system you are using, most companies have adopted standard data collection objects. Companies are adapting to follow the CDASH guidelines, to reduce […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [July 2019]

Perficient’s Life Sciences practice regularly monitors the software release notes for several Oracle Health Sciences applications, including: Argus Safety Oracle Clinical/Remote Data Capture (OC/RDC) Thesaurus Management System (TMS) Generally speaking, we review release notes at the beginning of each month for the previous month. On occasion, there are no new releases and, therefore, nothing to review; however, […]

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Reimagining the Way Life Sciences Companies Do Business

Digital transformation is a term that is being thrown around quite a bit in every industry and sector. But it is frequently misunderstood or misrepresented. Companies are trying to stay relevant and current by adopting specific new technologies to claim their move towards digital transformation. But it is much more than simply using new technology. […]

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Things to Consider with Lift-and-Shift Migrations in Cloud

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of cloud transformation. We decided to call out this specific cloud lift-and-shift migration strategy because of our clients’ experience with this strategy. Many of our clients have seen both negative and positive results from this strategy, however, all of them missed many […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [June 2019]

Perficient’s Life Sciences practice regularly monitors the software release notes for several Oracle Health Sciences applications, including: Argus Safety Oracle Clinical/Remote Data Capture (OC/RDC) Thesaurus Management System (TMS) Generally speaking, we review release notes at the beginning of each month for the previous month. On occasion, there are no new releases and, therefore, nothing to review; however, […]

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Overview of AI in Clinical Data Review Platforms

Enhancing the clinical data review and cleaning process using available AI technologies, will enable pharma companies to release new drugs to the market following an effective process and ensuring the safety & efficacy of the drugs released. During the past several years, many pharmaceutical companies implemented home-grown or off-the-shelf Clinical Data Review Platforms. They defined […]

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Potential Impacts Beyond Cloud Applications & Infrastructure

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of Cloud Transformation. When an organization transitions to cloud technology, it will often change the way that organization thinks about IT solutions. Cloud technology allows an organization to operate in more of an experimental/disposable way. This freedom allows an organization to “try […]

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Why We’re Excited for NASCO Converge 2019

Helping Blue Cross Blue Shield Companies Win in the Market This year’s NASCO conference, Converge 2019, will kick-off June 3-6, 2019. This conference will be centered on where collaboration, innovation, and technology intersect. NASCO is a Blue-owned organization, dedicated to helping Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) health plans across the nation build a better healthcare […]

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How Can AI Be Used For Clinical Trials?

The continuous innovation of technology is changing the way companies operate across different sectors. In particular, big data and artificial intelligence (AI) are expected to have the most significant impact. In this post, we’ll discuss how big data and AI can be used to support clinical trials in a variety of ways. How does big […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [May 2019]

Perficient’s Life Sciences practice regularly monitors the software release notes for several Oracle Health Sciences applications, including: Argus Safety Oracle Clinical/Remote Data Capture (OC/RDC) Thesaurus Management System (TMS) Generally speaking, we review release notes at the beginning of each month for the previous month. On occasion, there are no new releases and, therefore, nothing to review; however, […]

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Barriers to Healthcare Data Standardization

There are numerous obstacles in making healthcare data useful for downstream analysis for decision making. There may be no bigger challenge than taking data that has been captured from disparate healthcare EMR systems and cleansing and normalizing them into something uniform for consumption. This is a result of the way that data is captured in […]

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