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Waiver of HIPAA Authorization: Meeting IRB Requirements

Protecting the patients who participate in clinical trials is a legal requirement and a top priority for owners of e-health databases. Health systems, academic medical centers and other healthcare providers are looking for ways to make compliance with HIPAA and the Common Rule easier, while at the same time harnessing the e-health information in their […]

CNLP Technology: Build or Buy?

Long gone are the days when IT departments consisted of few staff members whose role was a mystery to most and spent most of their time answering the expected why-doesn’t-it-work? questions from colleagues. These days, IT is integrated into almost every process in just about every kind of organization. IT departments are now sophisticated, made […]

Negating Lasagna’s Law

You know what it’s like. You take on a clinical trial convinced that you have enough of the right patients to meet recruitment targets. But you haven’t gotten very far down the funnel when you realize that you may have greatly overestimated the cohort of patients that meet trial criteria. Its common practice for those […]

3 Technologies Changing Clinical Trials – Notes from SCOPE 2017

Most of us have experienced firsthand how technologies like Mobile, Big Data, Cloud and Social have transformed Finance, Retail and Manufacturing. But the impact of these and associated technologies on Healthcare has been more like an evolution than a revolution while stakeholders figure out how to leverage tech to solve complex challenges and derive tangible […]

Maintaining patient data security and privacy at Mount Sinai with CLiX ENRICH [Video]

Maintaining the security and privacy of patient information is paramount to conducting clinical research and often times a prohibitive factor to deploying third party solutions. Forerunners in the use of automation to find eligible patients to enroll in clinical trials highlight the advantage of using CLiX ENRICH for Clinical Trials whereby they can process clinical […]

Get the Whole Patient Picture

ICD-10, or the International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision, is used to collect morbidity and mortality information for populations all over the world. As a late adopter of the classification, the United States has its own specialized version of this clinical coding system, ICD-10-CM/PCS. The U.S. also uses this classification, as do many other countries […]

A paradigm shift at Mount Sinai [Video]

Researchers at Mount Sinai are making a paradigm shift in how they find and rank eligible patients by using CLiX ENRICH for Clinical Trials to analyze vast amounts of clinical data in the hundreds of thousands of patient records they hold. In this video blog, we spoke to Dr. Steven Coca, Dr. Girish Nadkarni and Stephen Ellis to understand the difference that CLiX ENRICH for Clinical Trials is making.

4 Reasons to Automate Patient Recruitment

More drugs are being approved at a faster rate than ever before. Record numbers of new drugs were approved in 2014 and 2015, with marked increases in the approval of first cycle CDER applications. The increase in approvals can be attributed to both an increase in applications submitted for first in class drugs and orphan […]

Needles in a haystack? No problem.

Recruiting patients for clinical trials is notoriously a difficult and complex task. Typically, research sites rely on labor intensive, very inefficient and time consuming manual processes, including chart review and clinician memory to identify potential candidates. Even if you’re considering using a recruitment partner, they are still relying on conventional methods of advertising, manual vetting […]