While electronic health record data has the potential to be reused to identify which patients may be eligible to participate in clinical trials, the data capture is too incomplete and "fragmented" to be relied on for such a secondary use, according to new research published in BMC Medical Informatics & Decision Making .
A new disease registry aims to line up more people for clinical trials by giving patients ultimate control over the use of their information.
To increase participation in clinical drug trials, researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center are looking to electronic health records.
Researchers have developed an information architecture to support electronic practice-based research networks, linking disparate electronic health record systems and providing a foundation for software development.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is creating a national patient registry of people with Down syndrome to connect families and researchers as they coordinate care and share resources.
Ohio State's Department of Biomedical Informatics has received a $1.3 million grant from the National Library of Medicine to support development of technology that will piece together patients' medical history within EHRs to speed recruitment for clinical trials.
Using mobile devices to enroll patients into clinical trials can help organizations recruit more effectively, according to a new white paper.
With an eye on boosting clinical trial participation, database software company Oracle late last month launched a set of cloud-based applications it calls its Health Sciences Network.
Clinical trial alerts (CTAs) generated by electronic health records are subject to alert fatigue, but remain helpful in potential recruitment of participants in clinical trials, according to a new
The clinical research community has been looking for new and better ways to conduct expensive and time-consuming clinical trials--using clinical trial management systems, recruiting patients online