The FDA guidance addresses EHR data use in clinical trials – and while “one of the most prescriptive in recent memory” – does not solve interoperability challenges or address other sources of data, such as wearables.
TriNetX has announced the general availability of its natural language processing (NLP) service, which uses sophisticated algorithms to extract data from physician notes and clinical reports, says CTO.
CRO Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD) has established a five-year partnership with Anthem subsidiary HealthCore to help sponsors more quickly and effectively demonstrate how their products will perform in the real world.
As the second-largest central labs provider in the world, Quintiles is looking at the LabCorp acquisition of the world’s leading central labs provider Covance as a way to potentially nab more market share.
ACRO (Association of Contract Research Organizations) is calling on the FDA to clarify draft guidance attempting to mitigate the possible pitfalls in transitioning to electronic source data for clinical investigations.
Quintiles and Cerner are combining their “unique sets of experience and expertise” to improve the efficiency of late phase research, the market for which exceeds $1bn (€677m), according to a SVP at the CRO.