Geisinger uses EHRs for GSK trial recruitment; PerkinElmer shows appetite for informatics;

> Geisinger Health System, one of 600 medical centers participating in a GlaxoSmithKline trial, used electronic health records to identify 5,300 suitable subjects in "a few weeks" and enrolled 101. Story

> PerkinElmer is buying drug R&D informatics specialist CambridgeSoft, having just bought the maker of the Ensemble scientific knowledge platform, ArtusLabs. PerkinElmer announcement

> CellTrend, a German contract research organization, has selected the KMmaster Life Science Edition, an integrated system (including electronic signatures) for creating and managing quality-related documents. Release

> Systems maker Paragon Biomedical has teamed with EDC software provider Medrio to improve management of clinical programs. Paragon release

> AMAG Pharmaceuticals is moving all of its storage to the cloud in two buckets, files and email. Story

> Trial by Fire Solutions has announced two implementations--one by a CRO, another by a drug sponsor--of SimpleCTMS solution. Release