Friday, November 20, 2015
Global CRO Quintiles and IMS Health, a global information and technology services company, have announced a global strategic alliance that will advance the way biopharmaceutical companies generate real-world evidence (RWE) and apply critical insights to drive late-stage clinical research. Offering complementary strengths in real-world data management, operational delivery, advanced analytics and scientific and therapeutic expertise, the collaboration is designed to accelerate assessments of treatment impact and help improve patient outcomes.
Kevin Gordon, who is serving as executive vice president of operations and chief financial officer at Quintiles, a North Carolina-based CRO, has been promoted to chief operating officer at the company. In addition, Michael McDonnell is expected to join Quintiles in December as EVP and CFO.
The Pulse on Site Success by Jeffrey Adelglass
If it has not become apparent to you over the last few years that the landscape is changing regarding the importance of a perspective site’s offer to sponsors and CROs, then one might infer you are missing the opportunity to better position your site for recognition and success.
Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics have launched Q2 Solutions, a new combined clinical trials laboratory services organization. Q2 Solutions brings together the clinical trials laboratory operations of the two parent organizations to provide biopharmaceutical customers with the diverse capabilities and end-to-end services required in the rapidly evolving biopharmaceutical industry. The launch of Q2Solutions is the result of the close of the previously announced global clinical trials laboratory services joint-venture transaction.