Clinical Trials

Practice Fusion, ePatientFinder launch clinical trial recruitment

Practice Fusion, an EHR vendor, and ePatientFinder have announced a partnership they said would create nation's largest clinical trial recruitment network.

An Alzheimer's reality check

An Alzheimer's reality check

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Alzheimer's researchers — or the public relations machines breathlessly trumpeting their work — should chill out. I see so much of this type of Alzheimer's news that it's hard to get excited when yet another AD press release comes in. So it was with a reluctant click of the mouse that I opened an Alzheimer's-related report from the New York Academy of Sciences last week. I'm glad that I did.

Drugs, the lottery and your company's future

Drugs, the lottery and your company's future

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Having recently plunked down a $120 co-pay for medicine that was a far cry from designer caliber, I can relate to people who believe drugs are too expensive.

Medical research for seniors is lacking, study finds

More than half of clinical trials in the United States exclude the elderly from their studies, even though 34% of personal medical expenditures come from this group of people, new research points out.