ACRES Announces Second IT Platform

January 21, 2016

The second phase of this global collaborative platform includes initial roll-out of a federated trust framework for secure enterprise-wide identity management and single sign-on access to multiple end-user applications.

The Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES), announced its second multi-stakeholder shared information technology platform, called Apollo. The second phase of this global collaborative platform, spearheaded by ACRES strategic partner HealthIDx, includes initial roll-out of a federated trust framework for secure enterprise-wide identity management and single sign-on access to multiple end-user applications.

The platform provides a shared infrastructure to support functional integration of existing technologies, including electronic health records (EHRs), electronic data capture (EDC) systems and clinical trial management systems (CTMS), and to enable data exchange and aggregation critical for development and implementation of “big data” analytics essential for next-generation methods for remote monitoring and auditing, real-time pharmacovigilance, and continuous quality improvement enterprise-wide.

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