Posts Tagged ‘Clinical and Safety’

How To Fix Slow Subject Recruitment At Clinical Sites

Even the most promising clinical sites can have trouble recruiting enough eligible subjects. Pressure from upper management and/or the sponsor organization to meet recruitment targets causes stress and anxiety for study managers, which in turns strains their relationships with underperforming sites. This tension can be alleviated by helping sites: Broaden their pool of potential subjects […]

Oracle Clinical 5.2 Released: 7 Changes To Know

It’s been almost two years since I wrote that Oracle Clinical and Oracle Remote Data Capture (RDC) 5.1 was released. Well, today I can say that 5.2 has been released and is available to anyone who is looking to upgrade. While 5.2 is not considered a major release, it is an important one, as it […]

7 Ways To Fix Your Relationships With Clinical Sites

In our nearly 20 years of working with the life sciences industry, we’ve spoken with countless pharmaceutical, medical device, and contract research organizations (CROs) about their relationships with clinical sites and investigators. We’ve listened to their struggles and the things they’ve done to try to make things better, including what’s worked and what hasn’t. We’ve […]

Release Notes: Oracle/Perficient’s Clinical Apps [October 2017]

Perficient’s Life Sciences practice regularly monitors the software release notes for several Oracle Health Sciences applications, as well as our own clinical and safety systems. The systems covered in our review are: Oracle Systems Argus Safety Oracle Clinical/Remote Data Capture (OC/RDC) Thesaurus Management System (TMS) Perficient Systems ASCEND (Siebel CTMS) Generally speaking, we review release […]

Argus Safety 8.1.1 – 2 Things To Know

Oracle Argus Safety 8.1.1 was officially released today, so I thought I would share a question that came up recently from a hosting customer. The customer asked us what the difference between Argus Safety 8.1 and 8.1.1 is. While there are your standard bug fixes and improvements, there are two significant changes that companies should […]

How To Streamline Investigator-Initiated Trial (IIT) Proposals

Imagine with me: One of your experienced investigators comes up with a brilliant idea for an off-label use of one of your medications. He logs in and navigates to your online IIT proposal form, which only he and other experienced investigators can see. He begins completing the form online using interactive prompts, and uploads supporting […]

How Merck & Facebook Are Pushing The Bounds Of Patient Recruitment

In December 2016, my colleague wrote about various technologies that can help pharmaceutical and research organizations help recruit clinical trial subjects. One of the applications Param Singh, our director of clinical operations and connected health for life sciences, highlighted is called Antidote Match: “Antidote Match, which uses natural language processing, artificial intelligence, and an army […]

Release Notes: Oracle/Perficient’s Clinical Apps [September 2017]

Perficient’s Life Sciences practice regularly monitors the software release notes for several Oracle Health Sciences applications, as well as our own clinical and safety systems. The systems covered in our review are: Oracle Systems Argus Safety Oracle Clinical/Remote Data Capture (OC/RDC) Thesaurus Management System (TMS) Perficient Systems ASCEND (Siebel CTMS) Generally speaking, we review release […]

Top 5 Pharma & Medical Device Blog Posts From August 2017

Now that September is here, I thought it would be neat to look back at what our readers found most interesting last month. Below are the top five blog posts Perficient’s life sciences practice wrote in August – they’re ranked in order of popularity, with number one being the most viewed piece. What The FDA Requires Of […]

How To Enable Self-Screening For Subjects At Clinical Sites

Imagine with me: A potential clinical subject comes into a site for her screening visit. When she checks in, she is issued an iPad for use during the visit. On the iPad, she finds an interactive app that leads her through the screening process, step by step. It moves her through questions dynamically, using a […]

How To Make Clinical Subject Screening Easier On Clinical Sites

Imagine with me: A potential clinical subject comes into a site for his screening visit. The nurse performing the screening visit takes out her iPad, brings up the screening app, and follows the interactive prompts to move the potential subject through the various questions and tests. When the nurse selects or inputs the potential subject’s […]

What Is Internet Of Things (IoT) For Clinical Data Collection?

Imagine with me: After successfully enrolling in a clinical study, a subject is issued a wrist tracker and a digital skin patch, and is given login credentials for a proprietary app to download on her mobile phone and tablet. Over the course of the study, her wrist tracker and skin patch continuously collect and transmit […]

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