Drugmakers hunt far and wide for patients to take part in their clinical trials, making study recruitment one of the trickiest and time-consuming aspects of product development. Now the software giant Oracle ($ORCL) has set up cloud-based applications that aim to ease the burden of rounding up qualified subjects for clinical studies.
In this report, you'll learn about a handful of young biotech IT startups that want to revolutionize aspects of biopharma research and development.
The company wrapped up the first quarter of 2012 with record revenue of $50.4 million and a 76% jump in GAAP operating income to $6.1 million.
Apple is reaping the rewards of the popularity of its technology among life sciences companies, according to a new survey.
The tech giant has struck a new buyout deal in the growing market for clinical trials software.
Medidata Solutions ($MDSO) has impressed industry watchers with strong financial performance and sunny projections for 2012, earning the company some positive buzz in the press and at least one stock upgrade from "hold" to "buy."
The National Cancer Institute (NCI), which is part of the NIH, is joining forces with Health Level Seven International (HL7) to connect trials data with electronic health records, the group announced last month.
Slow patient recruitment looms as one of the biopharma industry's most notorious boogiemen, delaying the start of trials and prolonging the costly development process. Moffitt Cancer Center in...
As projects generate larger quantities of more complex data, IT needs to becomes an increasingly important part of research of any kind, but particularly personalized medicine.
Appistry, a recent entrant in the game for providing analytics for genomics data, has picked up a partnership with the University of Missouri. The university is tapping Appistry's system called