Collect and manage data from clinical trials

IBM Clinical Development, a SaaS electronic data capture (EDC) solution, requires no user infrastructure or programming experience. Designed to be intuitive and easy to navigate, users access all study data and platform functions through a centralized, password-protected web interface.
IBM Clinical Development offers comprehensive solutions that help you conduct clinical trials with clear and streamlined processes. From patient engagement (ePRO) to endpoint adjudication, IBM helps you launch and complete studies efficiently, bringing needed products to patients sooner. Used by clinical professionals worldwide, the platform lets you capture, manage, analyze and report study data across therapeutic areas and trial types.
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Unified EDC

Capture, organize and format study information in a single unified electronic data capture (EDC) platform.


Patient Engagement

Increase chances of trial success through active patient participation.


Reporting and Analytics

Access untapped data end-to-end to achieve new insights.


Medical Coding

Let Watson Health technology increase your coding accuracy.


Data Integration

Seamlessly migrate disparate data sources with self- or full-service solutions.


Endpoint Adjudication

Cut your adjudication timelines by 30%.

Empowering heroes, transforming clinical trials

The life sciences industry faces increasing complexity in its pursuit of helping patients. See how IBM Clinical Development looks to tranform the clinical development process.

Protocol optimization  |  Patient recruitment  |  Site selection  |  Digitize clinical trial processes

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Placing patients at the center of your studies

Patient experience is at the heart of our Patient Engagement (ePRO) solution. Patient-centric trials are ideal for any phase and especially valuable for Phase III and IV studies where patients have to enter data over long periods of time. IBM Clinical Development can help you bring the right patients into your trial at the right time.

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Cut endpoint adjudication timelines by 30%

The Baim Institute for Clinical Research (formerly Harvard Clinical Research Institute HCRI) benefited from the digital power of IBM Clinical Development’s endpoint adjudication solution in three ways:

  • Cut adjudication timelines by an average of 30%
  • Strengthened relationship with sponsors
  • Create digital dossiers
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Report and analyze your datasets across studies

IBM Clinical Development offers flexible self- to full-service solutions to meet your reporting and analytic needs. With the full power of SAS Visual Analytics integrated into the platform, study designers can customize the data featured in their reports. IBM Clinical Development gives clinical researchers and data managers access to untapped data and end-to-end trial visibility.

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"So why is IBM at OCT Southeast?": We are SO glad you asked!

Of all the questions we heard as a sponsor of last week’s Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Southeast conference, that was definitely the most frequent.

And it’s perfectly understandable. Because while IBM has worked in healthcare for more than half a century (we developed the first pediatric medical record in the 1960s), most of that work has been “behind the scenes” supporting the use of technology in tens of thousands of hospitals, health systems and research organizations worldwide.

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Join IBM to learn best practices in conducting patient-centric trials

Thought leaders from industry and patient-advocacy groups to share methods to optimize trials through stronger patient relationships at national conference.

Patient Centricity, the drive to better align the needs and expectations of both patient and researcher in a clinical trial, is among today’s most important industry issues. Advanced technologies such as smartphones, wearable devices and embedded sensors can help researchers enhance the quality of patient relationships and the timeliness and accuracy of patient-reported data.

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