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Electronic Health Record systems for Clinical Research

Objective

Current medical needs, the growth of targeted therapies and personalized medicines, and escalating R&D costs result in formidable cost pressures on healthcare systems and the pharmaceutical industry. Clinical research is also growing in complexity, labour intensity and cost. There is a growing realization that the development and integration of Electronic Health Record systems (EHRs) for medical research can enable substantial efficiency gains, make Europe more attractive for R&D investment and provide patients better access to innovative medicines and improved health outcomes.
EHRs can now be designed to seamlessly integrate with existing research platforms and healthcare networks to create opportunities for many stakeholders, including the pharmaceutical and bio-pharma industries. However, key challenges are compliance with various ethical, legal and privacy requirements (and acceptance by the general public, patients, and medical professionals), providing a platform that works across many EHR systems and is sustainable within a scalable business model.
A 4-year project, EHR4CR will involve a team of recognised European academic and industrial partners. The project will build a platform to enable the use of EHR for more efficient medical research and run pilots (on interoperability, security, data quality, data storage solutions, organisational issues, accreditation and certification, etc) to demonstrate the viability and scalability of an EHR4CR business model.
The EHR4CR project supports the IMI strategic agenda with an information gateway solution to enhance clinical research efficiency and innovation. A key IMI aspect is the development of a knowledge management capability that can, for example, provide information management support for other research on personalized medicines, now an IMI 2010 call topic. EHR4CR also supports other IMI R&D projects by enabling the use (and reuse) of large amounts of health data – in an ethical and cost-effective way.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/business model
  • /social sciences/economics and business

Call for proposal

IMI-JU-02-2009
See other projects for this call

Funding Scheme

JTI-CP-IMI - Joint Technology Initiatives - Collaborative Project (IMI)

Coordinator

ASTRAZENECA AB
Address
Vastra Maelarhamnen
151 85 Sodertaelje
Sweden
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Principal investigator
Mats Sundgren (PhD)
Administrative Contact
Eva Lindgren (Senior Director)

Participants (34)

EUROPEAN INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH RECORDS
France
EU contribution
€ 558 734
Address
Rue Du Marechal De Lattre De Tassigny 8
59000 Lille
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Geert Thienpont (Mr)
Assero Limited (representing CDISC)

Participation ended

United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 11 696
Address
Third Avenue
TQ14 9DP Teignmouth
Administrative Contact
David Iberson-Hurst (Mr)
EUROPEAN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LABORATORY
Germany
EU contribution
€ 20 000
Address
Meyerhofstrasse 1
69117 Heidelberg
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Tom Ratcliff (Mr)
eClinical Forum Association
France
EU contribution
€ 123 500
Address
Rue De Rhinau
67860 Friesenheim
Administrative Contact
Richard Perkins (Mr)
ETHNIKO KAI KAPODISTRIAKO PANEPISTIMIO ATHINON
Greece
EU contribution
€ 71 280
Address
6 Christou Lada Str
10561 Athina
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Efi Kafentzi (Ms.)
CUSTODIX NV
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 549 750
Address
Kortrijksesteenweg 214 B3
9830 Sint-martens-latem
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Brecht Brecht Claerhout (Mr.)
University College London
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 660 810
Address
Gower Street
WC1E 6BT London
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Greta Borg-Carbott (Ms)
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 435 000
Address
Strand
WC2R 2LS London
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Paul Labbett (Mr)
UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 330 000
Address
Nethergate
DD1 4HN Dundee
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Peter Peek (Mr)
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA SANTE ET DE LA RECHERCHE MEDICALE
France
EU contribution
€ 480 000
Address
Rue De Tolbiac 101
75654 Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Mihaja AUGUSTE (Ms.)
UNIVERSITE DE RENNES I
France
EU contribution
€ 339 750
Address
Rue Du Thabor 2
35065 Rennes Cedex
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Yolaine Bompays (Ms.)
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Germany
EU contribution
€ 553 500
Address
Schlossplatz 2
48149 Muenster
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Birte Kison (Fr.)
FRIEDRICH-ALEXANDER-UNIVERSITAET ERLANGEN-NUERNBERG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 339 750
Address
Schlossplatz 4
91054 Erlangen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Ulrike Hermann (Ms.)
TMF - TECHNOLOGIE UND METHODENPLATTFORM FUR DIE VERNETZTE MEDIZINISCHE FORSCHUNG EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 266 250
Address
Charlottenstrasse 42 Ecke Dorotheenstrasse
10117 Berlin
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Annette Pollex-Krueger (Dr.)
LES HOPITAUX UNIVERSITAIRES DE GENEVE
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 339 750
Address
Rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil 4
1205 Geneve 14
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Antoine Geissbuhler (Prof)
XCLINICAL GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 33 914
Address
Arnulfstrasse 19
80335 Munchen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Philippe Verplancke (Dr. ir.)
ASSISTANCE PUBLIQUE HOPITAUX DE PARIS
France
EU contribution
€ 360 000
Address
3 Avenue Victoria
75000 Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
JEAN-YVES FAGON (M)
THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 330 000
Address
Oxford Road
M13 9PL Manchester
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Liz Fay (Ms)
WARSZAWSKI UNIWERSYTET MEDYCZNY
Poland
EU contribution
€ 157 500
Address
Ul. Zwirki I Wigury 61
02 091 Warszawa
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Lidia Przepiora (MA)
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 255 000
Address
University Avenue
G12 8QQ Glasgow
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Derek Motherwell (Finance Office Team Leader)
European Platform for Patients Oganisations, Science and Industry
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 35 250
Address
Center For Human Genetics, Kapucijnenvoer
3000 Leuven
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Jacqueline Bowman (Ms)
THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 15 855
Address
Old College, South Bridge
EH8 9YL Edinburgh
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Angela Noble (Ms)
HEINRICH-HEINE-UNIVERSITAET DUESSELDORF
Germany
EU contribution
€ 412 500
Address
Universitaetsstrasse 1
40225 Dusseldorf
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Wolfgang Kuchinke (Professor)
F. HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE AG
Switzerland
Address
Grenzacherstrasse 124
4070 Basel
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Jason Hannon (Dr.)
Eli Lilly and Company Limited
United Kingdom
Address
Lilly House, Priestley Road
RG24 9NL Basingstoke
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Birgit Steckel-Hamann (Dr.)
SANOFI-AVENTIS RECHERCHE & DEVELOPPEMENT
France
Address
Pierre Brossolette 1
91380 Chilly Mazarin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Alexandra Miranville (Dr.)
Merck KGaA
Germany
Address
Frankfurter Strasse 250
64293 Darmstadt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Ninog Péresse (Mr)
AMGEN
Belgium
Address
Telecomlaan 5-7
1831 Diegem
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Lauren Brown (Ms.)
JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICA NV
Belgium
Address
Turnhoutseweg 30
2340 Beerse
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Koen Meeussen (Mr.)
GLAXOSMITHKLINE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LTD.
United Kingdom
Address
Great West Road 980
TW89GS Brentford
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Sally Miles (-)
Bayer Pharma AG
Germany
Address
Muellerstrasse 178
13353 Berlin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Burkhardt Neumann (Mr.)
NOVARTIS PHARMA AG
Switzerland
Address
Lichtstrasse 35
4056 Basel
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Barbara Stolz (Ms)
CDISC EUROPE FOUNDATION FONDATION
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 168 304
Address
Place Marcel Broodthaers 8 South Center Titanium 4Th Floor
1060 Bruxelles
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Shirley Williams (Director)
RESEARCH IN ADVANCED MEDICAL INFORMATION AND TELEMATICS VZW
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 345 951
Address
Sint Annastraat 45
9630 Zwalm
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Geert Thienpont (Mr)