Cloud Platform to Power Oracle Health Sciences Cloud Applications
Redwood Shores, Calif. – April 29, 2011
Oracle today announced that its portfolio of Oracle Health Sciences Cloud Applications will be powered by the next-generation Oracle® Health Sciences Cloud, a scalable and secure software-as-a-service delivery platform tailored for the specific requirements and regulations of the health sciences market.
The enhanced Oracle Health Sciences Cloud delivers life sciences and healthcare applications with unparalleled performance, scalability and security. It supports the increasingly networked environment for research, clinical development, and healthcare delivery wherein data must be effectively and securely managed across multiple organizations, including life sciences companies, contract research organizations (CROs), academic medical centers, and regulators and outsourcing vendors.
In conjunction with Oracle Health Sciences Cloud Applications, Oracle Health Sciences Cloud will help health sciences organizations further accelerate IT deployments, reduce resources required to maintain IT infrastructure and gain a more predictable IT spending pattern.
Oracle Health Sciences Cloud is developed and rigorously tested for the specific security and privacy requirements of the health sciences industry. This HIPAA certified cloud provides full qualification and validation testing for each instance of the deployed application and is compliant with U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) 21 CFR Part 11.
Oracle Health Sciences solutions currently available as a service on the Oracle Health Sciences Cloud include electronic data capture, electronic patient reported outcomes, study design, coding and dictionary management, trial randomization and drug supply management, research clinic automation, as well as safety management and will expand over time.
The Oracle Health Sciences Cloud currently hosts over 3,800 application instances supporting hundreds of thousands of users and millions of transactions per day in more than 117 countries.
“Delivering cloud applications that support the stringent regulatory environment and networked nature of clinical trials requires not only technical expertise, but significant industry expertise, as well,” said Neil de Crescenzo, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Health Sciences. “Oracle Health Sciences Cloud and our proven portfolio of Oracle Health Sciences Cloud Applications offer customers a formidable combination of scalability, data security, value, and confidence.”