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Ryan started his career at BCG and then became Product Manager for Microsoft Sharepoint. Before founding Florence he was President of Pubget, which had 600 medical centers and 6 of the 10 largest pharmas as customers. Pubget, Microsoft, BCG, University of California-Berkeley, Dartmouth College
14 07, 2017

5 Ways To Engage Clinical Trial Sites With Technology

2017-07-14T15:43:32+00:00

As Featured in Clinical Leader, July 13 2017 Clinical research has a reputation for being notoriously slow to adopt new technologies. This should come as no surprise to those in the industry, since we operate in a highly regulated environment. We’re generally skeptical about technology for three main reasons: Potential data security and compliance issues [...]

27 04, 2017

eClinical tools to dClinical tools

2017-07-14T15:44:35+00:00

Gartner’s Michael Shanler was one of the first to recognize the trend of dClinical. He noticed that a new generation of software vendors was emerging who handled project management and reporting in a new way. Florence agrees with Michael’s observation, which is why we’re building tools that align with a dClinical approach. An abbreviated history [...]

6 03, 2017

Florence Nominated to Present at 2017 Montgomery Summit

2017-07-14T15:46:06+00:00

Florence, the company advancing clinical research through software, will be presenting at the 2017 Montgomery Summit this week in Santa Monica California. The Montgomery Summit chose Florence to present from a field of over 4,000 applicants. Presenters represent the most impressive and innovative companies in their fields, including enterprise software, cloud infrastructure, cybersecurity, marketing and [...]

24 02, 2017

What’s Your eRegulatory Strategy?

2017-06-11T17:36:51+00:00

What’s your eRegulatory Strategy? In the last year we’ve met with dozens of research centers to discuss this question. We discovered that moving to an eRegulatory platform is much more than moving from paper to digital documents. Formulating a site-wide strategy for eRegulatory means considering 1) the benefits you seek and 2) the transition costs [...]

3 10, 2016

Florence Healthcare Wins DPharm Idol 2016

2017-06-11T17:36:51+00:00

Emerging technology company chosen as the most innovative in clinical research at Disruptive Innovations 2016. Atlanta, Ga-  Florence Healthcare, a software platform company focused on improving clinical trial site and sponsor collaboration, won the 2016 DPharm Idol competition in Boston last week. Disruptive Innovations (DPharm) is an annual event that discusses solutions in clinical development, [...]

1 10, 2016

My clinical trial monitors say they don’t want an electronic binder. What do I do?

2017-06-11T17:36:51+00:00

The transition to electronic clinical trial binders (eBinders or investigator site files) is underway across the clinical research industry.  eBinders provide several advantages for your site. Well-understood benefits include: Improved compliance. Digital binders allow you to easily track and fix compliance issues so that your site is always audit-ready - no paper sticky notes required. [...]

12 07, 2016

Defining eSource for Clinical Trials: Three Practical Categories

2017-06-11T17:36:51+00:00

When discussing eSource there is as much detail to explore as any other segment of clinical trial operations. But from small biotechs to top 20 pharma, the starting point for discussions is more simple: how do we define eSource? After numerous deployments of eBinders and eBinders eSource, we've come to understand that eSource is three things. First, let's set [...]

23 04, 2016

Florence Trial Site eBinder Usage Grows Over 560% in March

2017-06-11T17:36:53+00:00

Florence becomes industry’s fastest-growing eBinder tool with 6x usage growth in one month; welcomes major centers as customers. Association for Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) Conference—The pharmaceutical industry spends roughly $35 billion a year on clinical drug trials to test new therapies. About a third of that amount — $10 billion — is spent on monitoring [...]

28 02, 2016

The Other Side of EDC and eTMF: A Webinar with SCRS

2017-06-11T17:36:53+00:00

EDC and eTMF applications streamline data capture for sponsors, but what is the rest of the digital story for sites? How close is the industry really to linking electronic source and moving beyond three-ring regulatory binders? Hear what lies in store for sites in 2016 and how digitization can affect investigator oversight, document processes, monitoring [...]