How can IBM Study Advance help clinical development?

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Patient recruitment challenges and protocol amendments can lead to clinical trial  delays and failures. These issues can often be traced back to the protocol design stage.  Poorly conceived protocols can create problems at the study level, the program level and across the full development and commercialization lifecycle.

IBM Study Advance is built to modernize clinical trial protocol development by providing the power of data insights to facilitate informed decisions and a collaboration platform to improve efficiency. IBM Study Advance helps you create quality study protocols that facilitate an effective and efficient clinical trial.

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Potential Benefits

Make study design decisions with confidence

Inform study design decisions with AI and easy access to IBM MarketScan® research databases

Facilitate team collaboration

Increase efficiency, productivity and transparency during protocol development

Limit potential challenges in patient recruitment

Understand the impact of trial criteria decisions on the eligible patient population

Key features of IBM Study Advance

  • Easy access to real-world data to inform study design
  • Utilize AI assisted medical concept identification to simplify cohort build
  • Search ClinicalTrials.gov to inform protocol design decisions
  • Transfer digital protocol information to accelerate or automate downstream processes such as study startup
  • Facilitate authoring team collaboration
  • Assign team members to projects and relevant protocol sections
  • Access standard protocol template guidance
  • Facilitate workflow from synopsis to internal approvals
  • Track decision history with version control and audit trail capabilities
  • Visibility into rationale for decisions made throughout the protocol
  • Simplify team management

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