Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, recently announced George Clinical is implementing Medidata’s cloud-based clinical solutions – Rave Grants Manager – to improve tracking and management of budgets. Medidata’s solution will also empower George Clinical to bring operational efficiency and improve patient recruitment by sites. The implementation will give George Clinical’s global clients the usage of a single unified platform that optimizes and streamlines budget planning and secures data integrity.

Rave Grants Manager manages the entire investigator grant life cycle of clinical trials and provides sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs) with a completely automated solution and live dashboard. Using a comprehensive and data-driven way to develop investigator grant budgets, the solution helps to streamline the site budgeting process, as well as ensure transparency through timely report generations. George Clinical will be able to use the solution to concurrently control the budget model across 50 studies. As Grants Manager is powered by PICAS database, which is one of the industry’s largest investigator-negotiated budget databases, it will help George Clinical in site retention and improve patient recruitment by site. Medidata has also provided training for George Clinical personnel to ensure seamless use of the software.

“At George Clinical, our mission is to improve the health of millions of people worldwide through clinical research supported by global service delivery, world-class scientific leadership, and therapeutic expertise. With Rave Grants Manager, we can ensure that we provide clients with innovative solutions to engage patient populations and reduce sponsor R&D costs. Our clients can now ensure that their clinical trials have an impact on patients, while maintaining the highest scientific integrity,” said Susan Cole, Regional Head Project Operations USA & Europe, George Clinical.

“Currently, 80% of our sponsor’s time and effort in their financial planning is being consumed by manual processes and workarounds. With solutions such as Rave Grants Managers, we want to ensure companies like George Clinical can optimize their output by reducing inefficiencies. With the power of partnership, we build trust for patients, which in turn accelerates clinical trials,” said Edwin Ng, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Life Science, Dassault Systèmes.