IBM Clinical Development Blog

"So why is IBM at OCT Southeast?": We are SO glad you asked!

[fa icon='calendar'] Mar 30, 2017 10:16:47 AM / by Douglas Weatherhead posted in medical coding, clinical trials, clinical research, Merge Healthcare, IBM, cognitive technology, Merge, an IBM Company, IBM Clinical Development, Watson Health, IBM Watson Health, cognitive computing, Truven, Explorys, Cognitive Era

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Of all the questions we heard as a sponsor of last week’s Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Southeast conference, that was definitely the most frequent.

And it’s perfectly understandable. Because while IBM has worked in healthcare for more than half a century (we developed the first pediatric medical record in the 1960s), most of that work has been “behind the scenes” supporting the use of technology in tens of thousands of hospitals, health systems and research organizations worldwide.

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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’s 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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IBM Closes Deal to Acquire Merge Healthcare

[fa icon='calendar'] Oct 13, 2015 1:58:00 PM / by Amy Young posted in Merge eClinical, clinical trials, Merge Healthcare, acquisition, clinical systems, IBM

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Merge to become part of IBM’s new Watson Health business unit

Armonk, NY and CHICAGO – 13 Oct, 2015: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Merge Healthcare Incorporated, a leading provider of medical image handling and processing, interoperability and clinical systems. Under terms of the $1 billion transaction, Merge shareholders will receive $7.13 per share in cash.

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Big News: eClinicalOS + IBM Watson!

[fa icon='calendar'] Aug 14, 2015 2:32:11 PM / by Amy Young posted in Merge eClinical, eclinical systems, IBM

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eClinicalOS Welcomes Watson!

The hallways at eClinicalOS headquarters are positively buzzing this week! Why the fuss? Well, we just got some VERY exciting news about our future. (We think you’ll find it to be great news, too!)  

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