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Merge wins clinical trials software deal in China

Tigermed Consulting, a CRO based in Shanghai, has opted to use Merge's CTMS for sponsors and CROs to efficiently advance studies.

Clinical IT outfit upsizes as Big Pharma customers downsize

BioClinica ($BIOC) has plans to hire 55 people this year as the provider of clinical trials software and imaging services scales up its operation, which serves companies--such as Pfizer ($PFE)--that...

Oracle, Parexel among leaders in CTMS market poised to hit $1.3B

Drug developers have been aiming to maximize efficiency in notoriously expensive clinical trials, and they have increased investments in clinical trial management system (CTMS) software to streamline

Medidata beefs up CRO ties with China partnership

Medidata Solutions ($MDSO) has been on a well-documented hunt for new business from CROs that are modernizing their methods of managing clinical trials data and taking a greater share of the clinical

Trial automation ripe for changing of the guard

Clinical trial automation technology appears destined to become a hopeless tangle of product types, with each slicing the pie into odd-sized and ill-fitting pieces: data capture, trial management,

Ovum analyst sees analytics boost in Oracle CDA 2.0

Oracle's CDA 2.0, the clinical data analytics system upgrade unveiled earlier this month, represents a big improvement over its predecessor, says pharmaceutical technology analyst Ruchi Mallya of

Galderma selects Medidata Rave, mentoring service

Swiss dermatology-product maker Galderma has standardized on the Medidata Rave electronic data capture and clinical data management platform. Medidata says it bested two other CTMS vendors in

Medidata plans Mass. blitz

Talk about heading into enemy territory: CTMS solutions maker Medidata, flanked by Almac Clinical Technologies (interactive voice and web response technology) and PHT (electronic patient-reported

The fall of clinical trial software

Fall must be the season of clinical trial software--Akaza Research has unveiled version 3.0 of OpenClinica, its open-source electronic data capture (EDC) software. The announcement follows by just

EXCLUSIVE: Un-CTMS tracks trials and reforecasts

When is a clinical trial management system not a CTMS? When it's clinical trial operations (CTO) software for planning, forecasting, outsourcing and project tracking. And it harmonizes operations