EmergingMed Uses WebCollage Interactive Web Services to Extend Online Clinical-Trial Matching System to Health Care Sites.Business & Technology Editors
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 9, 2002
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EmergingMed is one of the most advanced users of technology in the pharmaceuticals industry. The Company offers an online clinical-trials matching and referral service that allows users to search for and be connected to cancer clinical trials that match their personal profiles. EmergingMed uses WebCollage Syndicator to package its clinical-trials matching application as an Interactive Web Service, which the Company now extends to multiple health care Web sites. WebCollage's Web Services platform allows fast integration and real-time 1. real-time - Describes an application which requires a program to respond to stimuli within some small upper limit of response time (typically milli- or microseconds). Process control at a chemical plant is the classic example. delivery of this service to EmergingMed's multiple partners' Web sites.
"EmergingMed is quickly becoming an integral part of the drug development process by offering prescreened patients fast and easy access to the researchers running clinical trials," noted Chris Dickey, DrPH DrPH Doctor of Public Health.
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EmergingMed launched its Interactive Web Service for clinical-trials matching in August 2001, using WebCollage Syndicator. Today, the Service is already available on several partner sites, including:
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For more information about using WebCollage Syndicator to integrate Interactive Web Services with business partners, please visit http://www.webcollage.com/html/products/more_information.shtml.
"We are delighted to see how our Syndicator platform helps technologically-progressive organizations like EmergingMed to achieve their business objectives," commented WebCollage CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , Eli Singer. "By applying Web Services technology to Interactive Web applications, WebCollage Syndicator allows companies to increase the return on their existing software investment and use Web Services to promote business partnerships."
About WebCollage Syndicator
WebCollage Syndicator is an Interactive Web Services software platform that provides a comprehensive solution for:
-- Packaging Web applications in the form of Interactive Web Services -- Managing delivery and customization of Web Services to multiple business partners -- Facilitating Web Services' integration with partners' local systems and processes
Customers benefit by leveraging their existing Web infrastructure and business applications while extending them to multiple business partners. Syndicator enables companies to considerably improve their business effectiveness, increase their reach, strengthen relationships with partners and amplify the ROI (Return On Investment) The monetary benefits derived from having spent money on developing or revising a system. In the IT world, there are more ways to compute ROI than Carter has liver pills (and for those of you who never heard of that expression, it means a lot). from their existing applications.
Founded in January 2000, EmergingMed operates the leading pre-qualification and referral service for cancer patients, connecting pre-screened patients in a few minutes to investigators conducting more than 2,200 industry and government funded cancer clinical trials in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. . EmergingMed's patent-pending system provides consumers on-demand access to cutting-edge research opportunities while accelerating the drug development process through increased enrollment in clinical trials. The Company's clients include Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Genentech, SuperGen, The University of Pennsylvania (body, education) University of Pennsylvania - The home of ENIAC and Machiavelli.
Address: Philadelphia, PA, USA. Cancer Center, The University of Arizona (body, education) University of Arizona - The University was founded in 1885 as a Land Grant institution with a three-fold mission of teaching, research and public service. Cancer Center, and Clinical Research Group. For more information, visit www.emergingmed.com or call 212-594-7990.
WebCollage is a leading provider of Web Services solutions that facilitate business partnerships. WebCollage's award-winning technology enables new ways for companies to expand their e-business, improve integration with channel partners and reach their prospective customers wherever they are on the Web. WebCollage's products are used by leading financial, manufacturing and technology companies to enable Web-based partnerships with their channel and business partners. WebCollage is a private, VC-backed company, and is headquartered in New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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