VA tackles standardization of clinical terms to aid data sharing; Sjogren's alliance gathers data for registry;

> The Office of Nursing Services at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs aims to drive patient data use, re-use and sharing via an inter-agency standards-based catalog of terms, beginning with those for clinical observation. Article

> The Sjogren's International Collaborative Clinical Alliance has begun gathering clinical data and biospecimens from more than 1,600 sufferers of the rheumatic condition for use in building a registry of classification criteria. Blog

> Clinical research software provider ePharmaSolutions has launched version 4.0 of Clinical Trial Portal Solution in support of global enterprise implementations. Release

> DZS Software and APT Information Technology Consultants have joined forces to offer clinical information systems management and hosting services via their SaaS WebtrialZ services. Release

> A market forecast zeroes in on e-clinical trial solutions via competitive benchmarking and case studies. Release

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