The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health have proposed new rules for clinical trials that clarify requirements for registering the trials and submitting trial results online at ClinicalTrials.gov.
Using mobile tools in clinical trials offers a long list of benefits, from helping patients stay on medication routines to the ability to change gears in quick fashion. but mHealth is also a double-edged sword as data collection and deeper insight could propel trials off course, according to a report at Hospital & Health Networks.
In an exclusive interview with FierceHealthcare, KIimberly Skelding, M.D., an interventional cardiologist at Geisinger Health System based in Danville, Pennsylvania, discusses efforts by hospitals and physicians around the country to improve equity in healthcare research and delivery.
FierceHealthIT spoke with Glenn Engelmann, senior counsel in the Washington, D.C. law firm of McDermott Will & Emery and a former senior executive with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, about the recently launched Open Payments database.
The much-maligned Open Payments database has launched, though it's far from glitch-free.
Developing a sustainability model for the Integrating Biology and the Bedside project, or i2b2, should be a national priority as federal funding comes to an end, according to an article published this month in eGEMS.
Automated eligibility screening using natural language processing and machine learning vastly improved the efficiency of selecting potential patients for clinical trials in a Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center study.
Aggregation of consumer health data holds the potential to improve healthcare, but raises issues about patient privacy, according a California HealthCare Foundation report.
Electronic health records can be a boon to conducting clinical trials and recruiting patients to participate, according to a new study in Health Technology Assessment.
As the complexity of clinical trials continues to grow, increased data sharing and interoperability will become more important, according to panelists paticipating at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing Wednesday.