SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- MedTrust Online, announced today a strategic partnership with Scottsdale Clinical Research Institute (SCRI) at Scottsdale Healthcare to provide Arizona oncologists with cutting edge knowledge discovery and collaboration tools at www.oncocentric.com.
The collaboration will enable more access to the latest therapies to treat cancer by providing an interactive environment for physicians to find and communicate with each other about difficult cases.
"We are excited to provide www.oncocentric.com to one of Arizona's top institutions for cancer research," stated Chris Yoo, Ph.D., President and CEO of MedTrust Online. "This collaboration will give oncologists at Scottsdale Healthcare's SCRI a powerful tool to practice precision medicine, identifying the best options for treating their cancer patients."
Utilizing technology applications provided by MedTrust Online's portal, SCRI at Scottsdale Healthcare would be able to more quickly screen referred patients for clinical studies as well as reach out to community oncologists. The ability to connect to all oncologists using the MedTrust Online portal will enable SCRI at Scottsdale Healthcare to increase awareness of their research programs and share their expertise.
"We are pleased to announce our relationship with MedTrust Online," stated Mark Slater, Ph.D., vice president of research, SCRI at Scottsdale Healthcare. "Together we are fulfilling our joint mission of providing the best that technology has to offer to support our doctors as they research new ways to treat cancer and improve patient care."
SCRI at Scottsdale Healthcare will be the first clinical research facility to have access to the portal's collaboration technologies for clinical studies. This collaboration brings together two Arizona-based organizations dedicated to improving and personalizing patient care.
About MedTrust Online
MedTrust Online brings together experts in Oncology, information technology, computational biology, pharmaceutical drug development, and personalized medicine to aggregate the most up-to-date medical facts from a vast array of sources. This data is provided to doctors in a comprehensive yet concise way unavailable anywhere else.
About Scottsdale Healthcare
Scottsdale Healthcare (www.shc.org) is the not-for-profit parent organization of the Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn, Scottsdale Healthcare Shea and Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak hospitals, Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center, Scottsdale Clinical Research Institute, Scottsdale Healthcare Home Health Services, Scottsdale Healthcare Community Health Services and Scottsdale Healthcare Foundation.
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