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Join IBM to learn best practices in conducting patient-centric trials

[fa icon='calendar'] Mar 27, 2017 11:29:01 AM / by Dianne Chatterton posted in clinical trials, ePro, clinical research, Conferences, IBM, electronic patient reported outcomes, Merge, an IBM Company, IBM Clinical Development, IBM Watson Health, patient centricity, patient centric, patient engagement

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Thought leaders from industry and patient-advocacy groups to share methods to optimize trials through stronger patient relationships at national conference.

Patient Centricity, the drive to better align the needs and expectations of both patient and researcher in a clinical trial, is among today‚Äôs most important industry issues. Advanced technologies such as smartphones, wearable devices and embedded sensors can help researchers enhance the quality of patient relationships and the timeliness and accuracy of patient-reported data.

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Introducing "My Clinical Diary": A NEW Mobile ePRO App

[fa icon='calendar'] Nov 11, 2016 3:29:15 PM / by Dianne Chatterton posted in ePro, mobile, electronic patient reported outcomes, mobile app

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IBM Clinical Development introduces mobile app to help you connect better with patients 

No matter how well-designed a trial may be, if study subjects find it hard or inconvenient to log their data, its success is in doubt.

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South Africa's POPI Act: What Does it Mean for Clinical Research?

[fa icon='calendar'] Aug 3, 2015 3:57:00 PM / by Dianne Chatterton posted in South Africa

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The POPI (Protection of Personal Information) Act is an effort to align South African privacy laws with international standards.

 The POPI Act is a hot topic right now in South Africa and stands to send waves across the world. What is it? The POPI, or Protection of Personal Information act, is a new privacy law that applies to all companies collecting, storing, or processing personal information. This includes the three tiers of government.

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