Portal Will Link Tech Companies With Researchers, Clinical Trials

June 19, 2015 in News

On Tuesday, leaders from hospitals and life science groups in Massachusetts announced they will launch a Web-based portal that will help companies throughout the world create clinical and research alliances with academic medical centers in the state, the Boston Globe reports.

The initiative was announced by representatives from:

  • The Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals;
  • The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center; and
  • The University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center (Weisman, Boston Globe, 6/16).

The portal went live on Tuesday (Green, Becker’s Health IT CIO Review, 6/17).

Details of Portal

The portal is called the Massachusetts Clinical Gateway (Walsh, Clinical Innovation Technology, 6/18).

Leaders said the project aims to expedite the process of connecting biotech and medical technology companies with academic researchers across the state.

Participating researchers are from:

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center;
  • Boston Children’s Hospital;
  • Boston Medical Center;
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital;
  • Cambridge Health Alliance;
  • Carney Hospital;
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute;
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare;
  • Lahey Hospital and Medical Center;
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear;
  • Massachusetts General Hospital;
  • St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center;
  • Tufts Medical Center; and
  • University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center (Boston Globe, 6/16).
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