As open source becomes more prevalent in clinical research, key issues around open source technology are highlighted at leading industry events.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 11, 2010 -- Open source software will be a featured topic at this year’s annual meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA). The DIA Annual Meeting is the premier event for professionals involved in the discovery, development, and life cycle management of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and related products.
The largest provider of commercial open source clinical trials software, Akaza Research LLC, will be exhibiting and demonstrating the latest edition of their popular OpenClinica software at Booth #1944. OpenClinica is the world’s leading open source software for electronic data capture (EDC) and clinical data management. Cal Collins, the CEO of Akaza Research, will join other industry executives in panel discussion titled “Utilizing and Integrating Open Source Software in Clinical Research Environments.” Accompanying Mr. Collins will be Mark Paul, CEO of Statworks Inc., and Mark Adams, Project Manager of the NCI’s Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIG) and Principal at Booz Allen Hamilton. The session will use real-world case studies to explore how open source software enhances flexibility, interoperability, and cost in clinical trials, and will take place on Thurs
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