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The Twelve Days of Formedix

Posted by Fiona Hartley on Dec 14, 2016 3:11:33 PM

The festive period is in full swing, and in the Formedix office, we’re no exception. While we sample festive chocolates, raise a glass over Christmas lunch, or add the star to the top of the office tree, we look back over the year and give a nod to all the great things we’re excited to offer, here at Formedix.

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Topics: CDISC, Define-XML, EDC, SDTM, Services, Software, Standards

Paperless Clinical Trials: How Far Away Are We?

Posted by Fiona Hartley on Sep 11, 2015 4:44:50 PM

As recently as a few years ago, manual data collection in clinical trials was the norm.

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Topics: CDISC, EDC, Study Design

15 Changes in Clinical Trials Since 2000: Part 3

Posted by Fiona Hartley on Mar 25, 2015 12:47:42 PM

We’re celebrating the 15th Anniversary of Formedix this year. It got us thinking about how the clinical trials world has changed since we've been around: sometimes it feels like little has changed in 15 years, but often it feels like the pace of change is unsustainable. This is the last in our three-part series - part one is here, and part two is here. Read on for the final installment of our top 15 things that have changed in clinical trials since 2000.

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Topics: Biotech, CDISC, Content Reuse, EDC, #Formedix15, Outsourcing, Pharma

Four things we learned at CDISC Asia/Japan Interchange 2014

Posted by Fiona Hartley on Aug 19, 2014 11:02:38 AM

Our CEO, Mark, will go to incredible lengths in search of new CDISC knowledge. Last week, he travelled 5,771 miles to attend this year’s CDISC Asia/Japan Interchange in Tokyo. Between all the sightseeing, sushi and sake, he was able to seriously indulge his CDISC otaku side with some of the leading regulatory experts from around the globe. A diverse list of distinguished speakers and attendees participated in what Partha Chakraborty, Asia-Pacific CDISC Coordinating Committee Chair, called a “game-changer in the Asia-Pacific region for CDISC awareness and standards implementation”.

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Topics: CDISC, CDISC International Interchange, Conferences & Events, CROs, EDC, Japan

Making Life as a CRO Simpler

Posted by Darren Bill on Apr 2, 2014 3:39:00 PM

Ever feel like your sponsors’ requests are never ending? Are you restricted by the EDC system(s) you work with? Do you long to design studies in one tool and build out to multiple systems more easily? You’re not alone!

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Topics: CROs, EDC, End-to-End Clinical Trials, Medidata Rave, OmniComm, OpenClinica, Outsourcing, Software

Transform for OpenClinica - all you need to know!

Posted by Greg Blincow on Jan 9, 2014 3:53:29 PM

At the end of last year I wrote a blog post which looked at maintaining standard metadata libraries and transferring this metadata to various EDC systems through our suite of Transform for EDC products . The latest release in this suite is Transform for OpenClinica and I thought I would provide a little insight into the development of this product.

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Topics: CDISC, CROs, EDC, ODM, OpenClinica, Outsourcing, Software

Rave? OpenClinica? Migrating studies between EDCs isn't so tough...

Posted by Greg Blincow on Dec 18, 2013 12:03:42 PM

Have you ever found yourself looking for a simple way to transfer your study metadata to an EDC system? This can prove tricky as different EDC systems utilize different import mechanisms, and use a variety of formats, as well as having their own proprietary metadata. To combat this issue, we have created a suite of ‘Transform for EDC’ products which work in conjunction with our data acquisition design tool.

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Topics: CDISC, CROs, DataLabs, EDC, Medidata Rave, OmniComm, OpenClinica, Outsourcing, Perceptive Informatics, Software, Study Build, Study Design

5 Reasons to be Thankful this Thanksgiving

Posted by Darren Bill on Nov 27, 2013 10:45:47 AM

Happy Thanksgiving!

It is that time of year when, once again, we gather with friends and family, eat far too much and give thanks for everything we are so grateful for. At Formedix, we have a lot to be thankful for this year so we have made a short infographic to share with you some of the things we are so happy to have.

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Topics: CDASH, CDISC, Content Reuse, Define-XML, EDC