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EDITORS' NOTE   

A Note About Bio-IT World
Ten years ago, in March 2002, Bio-IT World published the first issue of Bio-IT
World magazine and launched the Bio-IT World Conference and Expo in Boston.
Today, we're transitioning to continuous coverage of next-gen technologies,
big data, personalized medicine, and more.
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FEATURED ARTICLE  

eCliniqua | GNS Healthcare Aids Search for Fresh Leads on CHF Readmissions
Hypotheses culled from real-world outcomes data will be getting large-scale testing
by Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital. The advanced analytics of GNS
Healthcare are being applied to de-identified data from electronic health records
(EHRs), pharmacy data, and administrative claims  information to determine what
factors contribute to adverse drug reactions and hospital readmissions in patients
with congestive heart failure (CHF), says David Bates, MD, director of the hospital's
Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice.
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ELSEWHERE IN THE NEWS  

Major Milestone in Development of New CDISC Device Standard
News Brief | The Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) announced
a public review and comment period for the new CDISC Device Standards and
encouragement for device companies to be involved in CDISC activities. This marks
the first development by CDISC  of standards for device trials.
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Clinical Reference Laboratory Affirms CRO Position in Asia
News Brief | Clinical Reference Laboratory (CRL), a US-based provider of central
laboratory services for clinical trials with a European operation in Cambridge, UK,
has fully integrated its long-standing laboratory partner Phoenix Pharma Central
Services in Singapore.
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February News Briefs
Bio-IT World | February news briefs from around the industry: DNA sequencing in the
clinic, diagnostic assays, open science challenge, automated language processing of
big data, CDISC in Europe, and more.
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February New Products
Bio-IT World | New products for February including new products from DATATRAK for
clinical trial randomization and supply management, and DecisionView's latest
version of StudyOptimizer for patient enrollment planning, tracking, and forecasting.
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