BlueCloud by HealthCarePoint and the Greater Manchester-National Health System (NHS) begin collaborations to develop a real-time clinical trial site network in the UK and abroad.

BlueCloud by HealthCarePoint (HCP), a Texas-based health care and clinical research networking-technology company founded by patient-survivors, and the National Health System of Greater Manchester announced its mutual collaboration that will facilitate efficient site operation, qualification, real-time connectivity and management for clinical trials. The BlueCloud’s real-time collaborative networking system facilitates the improvement and modernization of healthcare and clinical research, so no patient will be left behind.

The UK Greater Manchester NIHR and BlueCloud effort including the modernization of an Investigator Site Network in the United Kingdom with over 1,400 PIs, along with their local investigator sites, will 1) Allow access to global network of educators including standardized and industry accepted training, educational and accredited certification activities, including but not limited to the NIH Stroke Scale, Rankin, Barthel Index and dozens of other standards of care that enable better patient care workflows and regulatory compliance to improve sponsor site screenings in clinical research. 2) Provide current and future Greater Manchester’s network of sites, with verifiable FDA and research readiness tools through BlueCloud’s real-time professional Quality Management Systems (QMS) 3) Develop and organize standardized site processes required by sponsors and regulators for business and compliance purposes. 4) Provide sites sustainability with real time connectivity to device and pharma sponsors, CROs, Universities and Government(s) funded trials to help sites build study pipelines. 5) Eliminate redundancies between organizations by maintaining verifiable, real-time healthcare and clinical research professional documents. 6) Provide sponsors, internationally, with shareable information about sites and thus promoting research ready sites. 7) Develop a regional collaboration within the UK that supports training and education standards, which in turn promotes a more globally harmonized international approach to the clinical research and healthcare process.

“This collaboration will allow us the opportunity to provide real connectivity into an increasingly global system, allowing us to improve our clinical research and healthcare processes in the UK. This really is a beneficial partnership that will help future research and healthcare” Paul Hedgeland, Business Development Manager, NIHR Clinical Research Network, Greater Manchester.

“The proactive approach our colleagues at Greater Manchester have taken to be apart of the global movement to modernize the healthcare and clinical research ecosystem is an important catalyst to leave a better world for future generations,” stated BlueCloud President and Co-founder, Al O. Pacino.

The future of healthcare technology involves a common element of collaboration and global on-demand connectivity between all stakeholders. The BlueCloud model embraces modern technologies that allows for streamlining an increased need for processing of just in time information in the healthcare and clinical research system. By organizing providers and consumers in a collaborative system, the BlueCloud processes improves the ability to share and access trusted and verifiable information in real-time. These modern process challenges the status quo by increasing transparency and problem-solving efforts by eliminating costly redundancies for sites, sponsors, CROs, insurance companies, governments and multiple other industry stakeholders. By implementing modern solutions, BlueCloud continues to fulfill its mission of connecting healthcare and clinical research for a better tomorrow.

About BlueCloud by HealthCarePoint
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 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 1.4 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. Over the past 5 years, the BlueCloud Network has proven to save the industry millions of dollars by eliminating redundancies, expediting study start up and ensuring quality, transparency and compliance and thus modernizing the industry using connectivity – creating a system that leaves no patient behind no matter what religion, race, social status or geographical location – See documentary video.

About NIHR-Greater Manchester Clinical Research Network
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network provides the practical support to allow high-quality clinical research to take place in the NHS. This is so we can gather evidence that leads to new and better treatments for patients.

The NIHR Clinical Research Network Greater Manchester helps to increase the opportunities for patients to take part in clinical research, ensures that studies are carried out efficiently, and supports the Government’s Strategy for UK Life Sciences by improving the environment for commercial contract clinical research in the NHS throughout the Greater Manchester area. We make sure that clinical research occupies the place it deserves to in the day-to-day work of the NHS across the Greater Manchester area. This includes Trusts, primary care organisations and any other qualified providers of NHS services.

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR): improving the health and wealth of the nation through research.

Established by the Department of Health and Social Care, the NIHR:

  • Funds high quality research to improve health
  • Trains and supports health researchers
  • Provides world-class research facilities
  • Works with the life sciences industry and charities to benefit all
  • Involves patients and the public at every step

For further information, visit the NIHR website


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