2008 Winner Profile

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Project Description:
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute migrated from paper-based data capture to electronic data capture for better management of its clinical trial data. The group claims to be among the first academic research centers to deploy the technology, which has not only saved more than 300,000 paper forms, but also helped to improve data accuracy and integrity. Investigators have access to research data more rapidlyin real time instead of waiting four to eight weeksenabling them to finish studies and make treatments available more quickly.
Project type:
Business Intelligence, Databases, Electronic Data Capture
Business Functions:
Principal Investigators/Study Staff
Business Goal:
Operational
CEO:
Edward Benz, President & CEO
Headquarters:
Boston
Industry:
Health Care
Revenue (2007):
$21 million
Website:
www.dana-farber.org
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