SimpleCTMS Expands to Europe with QED Clinical Services

Oakland, CA - Trial By Fire Solutions, a leading eClinical solution provider specializing in clinical study management applications, today announced that QED Clinical Services Limited, a specialty Contract Research Organization (CRO) based in the United Kingdom, has selected SimpleCTMS to broaden and enhance their portfolio of clinical services. 

With this collaborative partnership, QED Clinical will continue to innovate and oversee quality cost-effective outsourced solutions for their global and diverse sponsor base. 

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SimpleCTMS and Projecis Collaborate on Integrated Study Management Solutions for the Life Sciences

SAN DIEGO and OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 -- Trial By Fire Solutions, a web-based software firm serving the life science industry, has formed a strategic collaboration to integrate Projecis with its SimpleCTMS platform to gain efficiencies in information distribution and knowledge building. The partnership builds on the value that each individual service offering provides to clinical study management.

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InClin Selects SimpleCTMS For Clinical Study Management Optimization

InClin, a San Francisco Bay Area Clinical Research Organization (CRO), has selected SimpleCTMS, a leading eClinical study management solution, as part of a growing initiative to enhance their clinical research service offering. As their operations continue to expand, it will be critical for InClin to continue to deliver on their reputation in the areas of study startup, proactive oversight, and thorough patient enrollment planning. SimpleCTMS will be utilized to maximize process efficiencies in these areas.

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Back From DIA 2012

Just returned from a very productive and informative trip to DIA 2012, the annual meeting of the Drug Information Association, which took place in Philadelphia, PA from June 24-28. In the past, we’ve had an exhibition booth, but this year I wanted to spend more time on the exhibition floor, evaluating what new and exciting developments are taking place in our industry.

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PRC Clinical Selects SimpleCTMS Clinical Trial Management System

Trial By Fire Solutions, a leading eClinical solution provider specializing in clinical study management applications, today announced that PRC Clinical, a privately held Contract Research Organization (CRO), has selected SimpleCTMS to complement existing clinical trial management solutions as an integrated part of their portfolio of services. 

Through this strategic collaboration, PRC Clinical will incorporate SimpleCTMS into their suite of eClinical services.  The addition of SimpleCTMS compliments their existing provider relationships to rapidly execute a full suite of clinical services while maintaining their high level of quality standards.

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New White Paper by Trial By Fire Solutions Explores Key Questions to Ask an eClinical Provider

Trial By Fire Solutions, a leading eClinical solution provider specializing in Clinical Trial Management Systems (CTMS), has just released “Key Questions to Ask an eClinical Provider”, a new white paper that helps empowers life science organizations interested in web-based eClinical solutions with the right questions to ask prospective eClinical service providers.

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Imaging Services Sector – Detailed Tracking the Way They Need it!

Recently we were engaged by a clinical imaging services company who was looking for an eClinical solution to help streamline their unique blend of study management tasks.  From our initial conversations with this client, we knew we could help. Their team was extensively process driven while providing top-notch quality to each of their clients. Manual worksheet-based tracking tools had reached their limits. Each project team tracked information slightly different without taking the time to update templates consistently. File sharing restrictions made it a burden to organize and trend metrics efficiently. Team members were spending too much time manipulating tracking information instead of reporting data results.

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Small CRO – signed and fully trained in about 2 weeks!

Spotlight on Client Success

In this new blog series, we explore how our diverse client base uses SimpleCTMS to meet their needs with ease.

A busy Clinical Research Organization (CRO) reached out to inquire about SimpleCTMS at the end of 2011.  They were looking to streamline their day-to-day study management tasks, as well as differentiate their CRO by offering CTMS-generated dashboards and reports.  After a trial run, they reached the conclusion that a simple yet full featured CTMS solution would facilitate both objectives.  We were delighted to help.

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SimpleCTMS Extends Client Base to Clinical Imaging Services Sector

Trial By Fire Solutions, a leading eClinical solution provider specializing in clinical study management applications, today announced that it has expanded its market reach for SimpleCTMS to include the imaging services sector. A US-based global imaging services company has licensed SimpleCTMS to optimize management of their clinical programs.

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SimpleCTMS Selected by West Coast Clinical Research Organization for Study Management and Strategic Business Advantages

Trial By Fire Solutions, an eClinical software developer and service provider, announced today that their flagship CTMS application, SimpleCTMS, has been licensed by a leading West Coast CRO to support project management for a wide variety of global clinical studies in the biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device industries.  SimpleCTMS will be included in their service offering, which provides life science companies a complete range of clinical services to improve trial efficiency and timelines.

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Scalability, performance and change control... Part 5 of Questions to Ask Your eClinical SaaS Vendor.

In this fifth and final installment of the series on “Key Questions to Ask an eClinical SaaS Vendor” we will consider three topics identified as important to the short and long term effectiveness of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based systems: scalability, performance and change control.

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Trial By Fire Solutions Extends SimpleCTMS Client Base to Asia-Pacific

Trial By Fire Solutions, a leading eClinical solution provider specializing in clinical study management applications, announced today that one of Australia’s leading clinical service organizations has chosen SimpleCTMS to help manage a wide variety of global clinical studies for their portfolio of clients.

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Leading Medical Device Company Selects SimpleCTMS to Optimize Management of Global Clinical Studies

OAKLAND, CA--(September 30, 2011) -  Trial By Fire Solutions, a leading eClinical solution provider specializing in clinical study management applications, today announced that a US-based developer and manufacturer of vascular disease treatments has selected SimpleCTMS to help manage their global clinical program.

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Keep Clinical Study Costs in Check With a Good CTMS

We recently came across two good articles that study the rising costs of clinical trials across all phases:

Survey: Clinical trial costs spike on bigger staffs, recruiting costs

Clinical Trial Costs Are Rising Rapidly

We found that many of the issues outlined in these articles resonate with our focus to streamline clinical study management through an effective CTMS solution.  Here are a few ways SimpleCTMS is currently helping our customers.

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Reflections from DIA 2011

As we wrapped up our first DIA meeting with SimpleCTMS on the exhibit floor, we have taken a step back and thought about what an invaluable experience we had. We met with current customers and their family members, and were inspired by their enthusiastic support of SimpleCTMS.  It was great to see you all and thank you again for your continued support. We met with like-minded entrepreneurs who truly understand the industry needs and are looking for ways to level the playing field for life sciences companies of all shapes and sizes.  It was great to see and hear how you too are making strides in sensible ways as technology continues to evolve, and how we can work together to provide powerful eClinical suites.

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Pleased to announce the licensing agreement with Pearl Therapeutics for SimpleCTMS

We are very pleased to announce that Pearl Therapeutics, Inc., a US based biopharmaceutical company, has selected SimpleCTMS as their CTMS vendor to optimize the management of their global clinical studies.  

The initial Pearl deployment includes multiple Phase II global studies in which SimpleCTMS will be deployed for study startup planning and ongoing study tracking. SimpleCTMS will improve data transparency across service providers, and integrate with other key eClinical systems utilized by Pearl.

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The Next-Generation CTMS: Leveraging the Best of Excel™, Sharepoint™, and the Internet

Since the adoption of personal computers into bio-pharma companies, can you imagine how many clinical trial trackers have been created in Excel or similar spreadsheet tools? Hundreds of thousands? Millions? Spreadsheets are a universally accepted tool for planning and tracking data-driven tasks.  However, desktop spreadsheets start to break down when needs for collaboration, validation, workflow and security arise.

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