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Why Aren’t More Patients Participating In Clinical Trials? [INFOGRAPHIC]

In December, we published our first infographic. Our goal was to start a discussion around the question: “How often do patients receive placebos in cancer clinical trials?” After digging into…
Placebos In Cancer Clinical Research [INFOGRAPHIC]

Placebos In Cancer Clinical Research [INFOGRAPHIC]

Back in September, we spent some time looking into the overall use of infographics in the clinical research space for a blog post titled, “Using Infographics to Increase…
Selecting A Cloud Computing Partner To Provide Hosted Drug Safety Solution

Selecting A Cloud Computing Partner To Provide Hosted Drug Safety Solution

Over the last 3 years, I have come across several initiatives from life sciences companies to revisit their Drug Safety system strategy, in line with the trend of evaluating their…
Leveraging Technology To Improve Patient Recruitment For Clinical Trials

Leveraging Technology To Improve Patient Recruitment For Clinical Trials

I was asked to respond to a costumer inquiry recently to help them with providing a solution to improve their patient recruitment in clinical trials. Initially, I thought this must be a question to one of our experts in…

Mobility – HTML 5 vs. Native Apps

Building native applications for mobile devices is like building a ‘Client-Server’ application which was popularized in the 90′s and 00′s with the explosion of personal computers. While this trend leveraged the fact that an application can use the computing…
Predictive Analytics : Capacity planning for fluctuating Safety Case Volumes

Predictive Analytics : Capacity planning for fluctuating Safety Case Volumes

Wikipedia defines Predictive Analytics, as “Predictive analytics encompasses a variety of statistical techniques from modeling, machine learning, data mining and game theory that analyze current and historical facts to make predictions about future events.” While not…

Patient Reported Outcomes and Mobile Solutions

As stated in some of my previous posts, I have been working in the Life Sciences industry for over 8 years now. That amounts to a little bit over half my career till date. It has been a good…

iPads, iPhones, Androids, Windows Mobile Phones, Life Sciences and Compliance

Apple has sold millions of iPads in the past 18 months. The adoption of the device in the market is phenomenal. This trend is reflected in Life Sciences & Healthcare industry as well. A mobile Health News article (
Does Clinical Data Qualify as “Big Data”?

Does Clinical Data Qualify as “Big Data”?

I was at an Analyst conference last week where I met a couple of analysts (no pun intended ) focused on Life Sciences who felt that “Big Data” is a tough sell in Life…

Can “Clinical Data Integration on the Cloud” be a reality?

The story I am about to tell is almost 8 years old. I was managing software services delivery for a global pharmaceutical company from India. This was a very strategic account and the breadth of services covered diverse systems…