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CIO Magazine Presents CIO 100 Award to Health Decisions
Aug 14, 2013 (02:08 PM EDT)


DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IDG's CIO Magazine presented its 2013 CIO 100 Award to Michael Rosenberg, MD, MPH, Health Decisions, Inc.'s CEO, at a banquet at the Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Tuesday night. CIO also published an award winner's profile of Health Decisions in its August 2013 issue.

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In the profile, CIO states that with Health Decisions' Adaptive Monitoring, "…drug and device developers benefit from better-quality data, more efficient use of resources, and substantially shorter program cycles. In some cases, Health Decisions' adaptive monitoring has reduced monitoring costs by more than 50 percent while ensuring high data quality."

"The CIO 100 award recognizes the business value of Health Decisions' adaptive monitoring in ensuring high data quality while reducing costs," said Dr. Rosenberg. "Monitoring costs are a substantial portion of clinical trial costs and contribute to higher prices for new drugs and medical devices. Our adaptive monitoring solution allows pharma and device companies to rein in these costs without jeopardizing quality."

Rosenberg stated that adaptive monitoring is one element of Agile Clinical Development, Health Decisions' comprehensive IT-driven approach to managing and executing clinical trials. "For the drug and device industries, Agile Clinical Development provides a way to get new products to market faster and at lower cost," Rosenberg said. "For the public, Agile Clinical Development means earlier access to improved treatments at more affordable prices."

"For 26 years now, the CIO 100 awards have honored the innovative use of technology to deliver genuine business value," said Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief of CIO magazine & events. "Our 2013 winners are an outstanding example of the transformative power of IT to drive everything from revenue growth to competitive advantage."

Complete coverage of the 2013 CIO 100 awards is available at http://www.cio100.com and in the August issue of CIO magazine.  The award recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology.  CIO's August issue also explains the rigorous process through which CIO's editors and a panel of independent technology experts selected award winners.

About Health Decisions

Health Decisions is the leading clinical research organization (CRO) in Agile Clinical Development, providing proactive trial management based on real-time actionable information, enabling decisions that reduce timelines, accelerate access to new medicines and medical devices and allow biopharmaceutical and device companies to seize market opportunities. Founded in 1989, Health Decisions has conducted a range of successful clinical trials involving tens of thousands of patients, consistently reducing sponsors' financial risk and time to market. Health Decisions is headquartered in Durham, NC and operates on all five continents.

About CIO Magazine

CIO is the premier content and community resource for information technology executives and leaders thriving and prospering in this fast-paced era of IT transformation in the enterprise.  The award-winning CIO portfolio—CIO.com, CIO magazine (launched in 1987), CIO executive programs, CIO custom solutions, CIO Forum on LinkedIn, CIO Executive Council and CIO primary research—provides business technology leaders with analysis and insight on information technology trends and a keen understanding of IT's role in achieving business goals. Additionally, CIO provides opportunities for IT solution providers to reach this executive IT audience.  The CIO Executive Council is a professional organization of CIOs created to serve as an unbiased and trusted peer advisory group. CIO is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, events, and research company. Company information is available at http://www.idgenterprise.com/.

For More Award Information Contact
CIO
Lauren Brousell
Staff Writer
508.988.6939
lbrousell@cio.com

Media Contact: Leslie Hammill, Health Decisions, 9199671111, lhammill@healthdec.com

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