Teva IT makeover a point of pride; HHS CIOs make top 50 list;

> Transforming Teva USA's legacy IT platform into an integrated platform of real-time systems is CIO Jimmy Wang's proudest career accomplishment. Profile

> Michael Carleton and Todd Park of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have both been named to the InformationWeek Top 50 Government CIO list. Story

> West Coast Clinical Trials has selected OmniComm's TrialOne application suite to automate trial operations and processes in their early-phase clinics. Release

> Affection for mathematics drove Gloria Broadwater into the Duke Cancer Institute's Cancer Statistical Center; she describes her job as a senior statistician. Article

> Gastrointestinal treatment maker Ventrus Biosciences says it will work with CRO inVentiv Clinical to manage a Phase III trial of candidate Iferanserin; Almac Group will provide electronic patient-reported outcomes solutions. Release

> Using clinical informatics tools provided by Forward Health Group, Joslin Diabetes Center is providing enhanced electronic clinical data capture and outcomes data visualization capabilities to qualifying practitioners.Announcement

> Many chronic disease sufferers seek support from online social networking sites, but a Harvard Medical School study finds varying levels of information quality. Story

> Greg Miller at Advanced Health Media, a solutions provider for compliant pharmaceutical meetings and speaker programs, has been named CIO of the year by the New Jersey Technology Council. Announcement

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