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Clinical Trials

FDA: Real-World Data, Machine Learning Critical for Clinical Trials

January 31, 2019 - Real-world data gathered directly from EHRs and other data sources, paired with advances in machine learning, will be crucial for architecting the next generation of successful clinical trials, says FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb. In a speech to the Bipartisan Policy Center on January 28, Gottlieb stressed the importance of modernizing the clinical trial process to take advantage...

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MIT Targets Life Sciences with Clinical Trial Analytics Project

by Jessica Kent

The MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering (LFE) and Informa Pharma Intelligence have launched an initiative to provide timely and accurate estimates of the risks and benefits of clinical trials to the entire life sciences...

NCI Supports Precision Medicine with Updated Clinical Trial Criteria

by Jessica Kent

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has revised its clinical trial protocol template to expand eligibility criteria for cancer clinical trials. The updated criteria will allow patients with certain health conditions to participate in...

FDA Launches App to Support Clinical Trials, Real-World Evidence Collection

by Jessica Kent

The FDA has introduced the new MyStudies app, which will collect real-world evidence through mobile devices and increase the diversity of information available for clinical trials and other healthcare research. After conducting a...

FDA Sets Goals for Big Data, Clinical Trials, Artificial Intelligence

by Jessica Kent

The FDA is turning to cost-effective strategies and big data to accelerate clinical trial efficiency, medical product development, and innovations in artificial intelligence, according to a recent blog post from FDA Commissioner Scott...

How to Use Big Data Analytics to Boost Patient Engagement

by Jessica Kent

Patient engagement is a key element of quality healthcare delivery. In order for patients to maintain their well-being, they must take an active role in their care and understand what they must do to stay healthy. As wearable devices,...

$30M in NIH Grants Will Support Population Health Research, Clinical Trials

by Jessica Kent

NIH’s Health Care Systems (HCS) Research Collaboratory has announced five new research awards to assist health systems in conducting large-scale clinical trial studies focused on population health research, care coordination, and...

NCI, VA Partner to Increase Cancer Clinical Trial Access

by Jessica Kent

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) have partnered to increase veterans’ access to clinical trials of novel cancer treatments. The NCI and VA Interagency Group to Accelerate Trials...

93% of Clinical Trial Participants Comfortable with Data Sharing

by Jessica Kent

Ninety-three percent of clinical trial participants reported that they would be comfortable with data sharing, allowing universities and other non-profit organizations to access their information and accelerate discoveries, according to a...

NIH Precision Medicine Clinical Trial Releases New Findings

by Jessica Kent

The National Cancer Institute’s Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice (NCI-MATCH) trial, the largest precision medicine trial of its kind, has released results from several sub-studies that could bring targeted treatments to patients...

Anthem’s HealthCore Offers Big Data Access for Healthcare Analytics

by Jessica Kent

HealthCore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anthem, has announced that life sciences companies can now access its big data assets to leverage for analytics. The datasets longitudinal medical and pharmacy claims data from over 48 million...

LG Health, Aspire Launch $300M AI, IoT, Precision Medicine Fund

by Jessica Kent

Aspire Universal has partnered with Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health (LG Health) to introduce the Aspire Ventures Precision Medicine Fund (AVP), a $300 million initiative that will accelerate personalized device and medical practice...

Research Consortium Expands Clinical Trial Access, Participation

by Jessica Kent

Geisinger is one of six regional health systems announcing the founding of Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium), a streamlined clinical trial system that will expand clinical trial access and participation for...


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