eHEALTH BureauTo address the growing demand for clinical research services from customers nationally and internationally, Phoenix Progressive Certification Enterprise Ltd (PPCE) has selected Oracle Clinical to align its Clinical Research Allied Services with international regulatory compliance requirements.PPCE, a 14-year-old organisation, was established to extend verification and inspection services to land-based and offshore industries. Its customers include organisations across the public and private sectors like oil & gas, construction, financial services, utility, transportation, engineering, service providers as well as health sciences including pharmaceuticals and clinical laboratories.Oracle’s clinical development applications have been deployed across many clinical trials, including studies across all development phases for many therapeutic areas and vast patient populations in multiple geographies. Oracle clinical development applications are designed to provide maximum system uptime and availability to ensure continuous operations and security of clinical data. Now with Oracle Clinical, PPCE will be able to offer its health sciences customers enhanced design protocols and amendments, as well as specify how patient data is tracked. The protocol design includes study objectives, investigator and site information, enrollment plans, drug treatment regimens, randomisation schedules and visit definitions. The solution also allows amendments to be inserted transparently, within minutes and with no recompiling or copying.India is one of the fastest growing clinical research destinations with a growth rate that is 2.5 times more than the global market. In India, clinical allied research services accounts for 35% of clinical research spend and 18% of total R&D spend. “We chose a market leading solution like Oracle Clinical to offer our customers with world-class services. In the future, we are looking at adding Oracle Remote Data Capture for EDC studies and Oracle Argus for Pharma covigilance to fulfill our biopharmaceutical drug development requirements across the globe,” said Khushnoor Dastoor, utive Director, PPCE. “Its combination of broad coverage and deep functionality will help PPCE address all aspects related to clinical data management and help them boost business productivity and ROI with each clinical study,” said Neil De Crescenzo, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Health Sciences.