News Release: The Avoca Group Joins BlueCloud Global Networking System
BlueCloud by HealthCarePoint and The Avoca Group to distribute and implement established industry guidelines for the benefit of clinical research sites, governments, and sponsor organizations.
AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) October 16, 2018 — BlueCloud by HealthCarePoint (HCP), a Texas-based healthcare and clinical research networking-technology company founded by patient-survivors, and The Avoca Group, Inc., a life sciences consulting firm dedicated to improving quality and compliance in the clinical trial execution process, today announced its mutual collaboration that will make Avoca’s industry research results, leading practices, and site-facing tools available to investigative site staff worldwide. The BlueCloud common real-time collaborative system will help modernize healthcare and clinical research with a mutual common mission to “leave no patient behind.”
The Avoca Group and BlueCloud collaboration demonstrates Avoca’s commitment to investigative sites as key stakeholders in clinical research. Investigative sites will now have the opportunity to: 1) Participate in and receive executive summaries of industry research projects. 2) Download site inspection readiness tools and quality management system processes developed by the Avoca Quality Consortium®. 3) Participate in industry focused surveys, training and education activities on industry leading practices. 4) Promote other industry accepted sponsor guidelines for providers and investigative sites to help streamline clinical trials.
“Since our inception, BlueCloud has continuously aligned with organizations, like The Avoca Group, to promote accepted industry guidelines, best practices and established standards across 167 countries while eliminating redundancies for the investigator sites, sponsors, CROs and other industry stakeholders. This strategy has now shown to improve sponsors time to market, lowering the costs of clinical trials while developing the best cures for patients,” stated Al O. Pacino, President of BlueCloud.
“Avoca’s alignment with BlueCloud is consistent with Avoca’s focus to drive efficiency, improve quality, and mitigate risk in the execution of clinical trials; and to have a positive impact on every clinical trial in the world,” says Patricia Leuchten, Founder and CEO of The Avoca Group. “We see BlueCloud as the vehicle for investigative sites to engage with Avoca’s tools and practices, so they can more effectively collaborate with Sponsors and CROs during trial start-up, execution and inspection preparation.”
The Avoca Group is a life sciences consulting firm dedicated to improving quality and compliance in the clinical trial execution process. Integrating deep subject matter expertise with industry-leading approaches and technology, the company tailors solutions that help companies build quality management, inspection readiness, and effective oversight systems into existing processes. The company operates the Avoca Quality Consortium® (AQC), a collaborative comprised of nearly 100 pharma, biotech, CRO, and clinical service provider companies with the shared objective of elevating clinical trial quality and bringing key stakeholders in the clinical trials process into greater alignment. The Avoca Group’s mission is to have a positive impact on all clinical trials by helping clinical research companies increase quality, ensure compliance, and improve efficiency so that medicines can reach patients faster. www.theavocagroup.com
The BlueCloud® is a Connector Service Provider (CSP ®). Nominated as one of the top innovations in the industry, BlueCloud® is the first independent (real-time / single sign-on) Professional Network for Healthcare and Clinical Research. A global collaborative network and essential catalyst of the ACRES global system, connecting all stakeholders in a secure, regulated, private system with a common adjudication process ensuring the identity of healthcare professionals to protect and ensure the safety of data exchange. Available in 167 countries and used by over 1.5 million healthcare professionals from Sponsors, CROs, research sites, hospitals, universities, and thousands of healthcare and clinical research stakeholders to connect, organize, centralize and share verifiable information in real-time for managerial and compliance activities. Saving the industry millions of dollars by eliminating redundancies, expediting study start up to ensure quality, transparency and compliance thus modernizing the industry using connectivity – creating a system that leaves no patient behind no matter what religion, race or social status.