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Sagitec provides pension administration solutions for clients of all sizes

Replacement of a pension administration system is a big decision for an organization to make. Determining which solution is best, and the feasibility of implementing said solution, pose even bigger challenges.

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Recruiting for clinical trials doesn’t have to be a challenge

Clinical trials have a profound effect on the health and wellbeing of society, often leading to the approval of groundbreaking drugs that cure and prevent maladies.  While clinical research is the gateway to an improved understanding about diseases and treatment, sponsors encounter strong headwinds when administering clinical trials. Recruiting patients to participate in clinical trials is a major challenge, and the trend toward larger clinical trial sizes is only exacerbating the process. According to Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, two-thirds of investigative sites fail to meet the patent enrollment requirements for a given clinical trial[1].  Failure to meet recruitment requirements leads to costly delays. “For each day a company goes beyond the planned deadline for a clinical trial, that company could be losing as much as $600,000 in forgone sales of smaller products and as much as $8 million on blockbuster drugs,” according to Industry Standard Research[2].  Before curing the recruitment challenge, one must first understand the factors attributing to this issue.

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HealHub™ streamlines closed loop marketing

Pharmaceutical companies rely on closed loop marketing to drive sales, but without a DataOps platform, the real time data and collaboration that is required makes closed loop marketing nearly impossible to achieve.

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Get your head in the cloud for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Having your “head in the clouds” is an idiom used to describe someone who is not paying attention or who is out of touch with the everyday world; however, with the emergence of cloud computing, this phrase has taken on new significance. Most of us our have our “heads in the cloud” on a daily basis; updating a Facebook status, uploading photos to a photo-sharing site, and checking a bank account from a mobile device all happen in the cloud. Unfortunately, the lack of awareness part remains.

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Why organizations need to invest in an enterprise knowledge management solution

Organizations across all industries have an immense amount of knowledge, both in tangible and tacit form. Despite the proliferation of information, most organizations are dealing with a knowledge gap that inhibits innovation, growth and the cross-pollination of ideas. In order for organizations to benefit from their knowledge base and turn it into a true value proposition, it must be harnessed. The most effective way to capture and create knowledge for easy consumption is by investing in an Enterprise Knowledge Solution (EKS). According to Oztemel and Arslankaya (2012), an enterprise knowledge solution assists with “the representation, organization, acquisition, creation, use and evolution of knowledge in its many forms.[1]”  In addition to bridging the inherent knowledge gap that exists in organizations today, below are several other reasons why organizations should invest in an EKS.

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A dynamic DataOps platform for the health care and life sciences industry

Life Sciences firms have witnessed an explosion in available data sources. The chief catalyst for the proliferation of data within the health care and life sciences industry is the Internet of Things, specifically personal digital care devices. The wearable devices serve many purposes, from monitoring daily fitness activity to measuring glucose levels. For pharmaceutical companies, these devices are an efficient way of administering clinical trials.Instead of patients going to the hospital numerous times throughout the trial for health monitoring, patients can simply wear a digital device that captures all of the pertinent information.

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Sagitec donates seven homes to families displaced by Chennai floods

 

In 2015, flooding in South India claimed over 500 lives, and displaced more than 1.8 million. The city of Chennai was particularly hard-hit.

With an office located in Chennai, Sagitec felt compelled to help their community rebuild. Sagitec teamed up with Aid India and donated funds to have seven homes built for underprivileged families who lost their homes as a result of the flood. All seven homes have been completed and handed over to displaced families.

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Sagitec proudly sponsors 80th Annual NASWA Conference

The 80th Annual NASWA Conference is coming up, and Sagitec is getting excited to attend. This year, the conference will be held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the Renaissance Convention Center Hotel from September 27th through the 29th. Sagitec proudly supports the 2016 NASWA conference as a gold sponsor.

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Sagitec helps West Virginia recover after record floods

Sagitec is helping their client, WorkForce West Virginia, rebuild their community after a one-in-a-thousand-year flood damaged homes and businesses and claimed the lives of 23 people in late June. The donation to the West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) will go towards the on-going recovery effort in some of the hardest hit areas in West Virginia. One of those areas is Kanawha County, which is where Workforce West Virginia’s central office is located.

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Sagitec proudly sponsors Canadian Days as it celebrates its 40th year

For the past 39 years, Little Canada has hosted an annual, weekend-long community festival dubbed Canadian Days. This year marks the 40th annual celebration, which will be held from July 29th through July 31st. This year’s theme is "May the 40th be with You," a nod to the festival’s 40th year and cultural phenomenon, Star Wars.

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