Karadeniz Hospital joins Clinerion’s Patient Network Explorer

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Karadeniz Technical University Farabi Hospital joins the international hospital network on Clinerion’s Patient Network Explorer platform.

The Karadeniz Technical University Farabi Hospital (Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi Farabi Hastanesi in Turkish), in Trabzon, Turkey, has 780 beds and 398 investigators. The hospital has seen 1.3 million unique visitors since 1994. Karadeniz Technical University Farabi Hospital currently runs 20 to 30 clinical trials per year.

The hospital’s featured capabilities include computed tomography, neonatal intensive care, radiotherapy, a solid organs and bone marrow transplantation center, magnetic resonance, angiography, coronary intensive care, dialysis units, multi-disciplinary emergency service, surgical intensive care, reanimation units, Interventional Neuroradiology and In-vitro Fertilization center (IVF)

Patients at Karadeniz Technical University Farabi Hospital will have access to international clinical trials bringing world-class quality of care and the most innovative treatments. This results from the fact that the hospital’s EHR will be integrated to Clinerion’s Patient Network Explorer.

This partnership brings the clinical expertise of the hospital’s doctors to Clinerion’s patient network and continues the expansion of Clinerion’s coverage Turkey.

Sponsors and CRO’s will gain access to a new, wider pool of patients from a new geographical region for clinical trials and real-world data. They will benefit from the ability to find and target patients in Trabzon for recruitment in trials and access to innovative treatments. This partnership will drastically reduce the recruitment time and increase potential number of patients recruited into a trial.

“We are pleased that this collaboration will bring many benefits to the Karadeniz Technical University Farabi Hospital,” says Dean Prof. Dr. Mustafa Imamoğlu, “Our hospital will be recognized for contributing to worldwide scientific research. Our patients will be treated more quickly. We will contribute to the national economy through clinical research funding, research related travels and inspections.

“Clinerion is extremely happy to welcome the Karadeniz Technical University Farabi Hospital to our international patient network, expanding the scope of our patient data offering,” says Ian Rentsch, Clinerion CEO. “This opens up a new geographical region for clinical trials in Turkey and brings many expert physicians into our platform.”

About Clinerion

Clinerion accelerates clinical research and medical access to treatments for patients. We use proprietary technologies for analysis of patient data from our global network of partner hospitals. Clinerion's Patient Network Explorer radically improves the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical trial recruitment by offering data-driven protocol optimization, site feasibility evaluation and real-time patient search and identification to match patients to treatments. Our technology solution provides real-world evidence analytics for medical access. Clinerion facilitates the participation of partner hospitals in leading-edge, industry-sponsored trials and time savings in patient recruitment. We create innovative and disruptive fit-for-purpose solutions which enable pharmaceutical companies to shorten patient recruitment and save costs by streamlining operations and leveraging strategic intelligence. Clinerion’s proprietary Big Data analytics technologies leverage real-time data from electronic health records which comply with international patient privacy and data security regulations. Clinerion is a global data technology service company headquartered in Switzerland.

Clinerion website: http://www.clinerion.com
Clinerion’s Patient Network Explorer: http://www.clinerion.com/index/OverviewOurSolutions/ClinerionPatientNetworkExplorer

For more information, please contact:
Le Vin Chin
Director, Head of Marketing & Communications
Clinerion Ltd
Elisabethenanlage 11, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 61 865 60 54
media@clinerion.com

About Karadeniz Technical University Farabi Hospital

With the protocol signed between the Ministry of Health and Social Aid and the Rectorate of Karadeniz Technical University in 1980, the 225-bed building in Trabzon Soğuksu-Çamlık was allocated to the KTU Faculty of Medicine for 10 years. In 1986, the company moved to its new and modern buildings with a 600-bed capacity, which was named Farabi Hospital.

After this date, Farabi Hospital, which showed a rapid development in terms of physical and academic facilities with its academic and administrative staff, was completed in 2004 and the construction of an additional hospital building with a capacity of 308 beds (B block) was started in 1993 and construction of a closed area of 25.000 m2 on the campus in 1993 was completed. The renovation works initiated in block A were completed and as of September 2005, the service continues with a total capacity of 749 patients in both main blocks.

Besides education and research, there is a significant increase in the number of patients admitted to KTU Farabi Hospital with 800 bed capacity, which serves to a wide public mass of Eastern Black Sea Region with its regional hospital location, and accordingly, clinical, polyclinic, diagnostic and treatment units of the hospital, academic and administrative staff and physical space.

Karadeniz Technical University Farabi Hospital website: http://www.ktu.edu.tr/med-tarihce

For more information, please contact:
Prof. Dr. İftihar Köksal
Head of CTU
Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi Farabi Hastanesi
Tel.: +90 (462) 377 50 00
information@ktu.edu.tr

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