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Bio-Safety Laboratory Deploys Provantis Software Solution to Help Streamline Non-Clinical Evaluation Studies

Provantis Selected to Automate Processes in the Research of Deadly Pathogens, Emerging Diseases and Bioterror Agents

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA – June 21, 2016 - Instem, a leading provider of IT solutions to the global early development healthcare market, announced today that Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed), based in San Antonio, Texas, has purchased the Provantis® preclinical solution suite to support bio-safety level 4 (BSL-4) research and documentation processes.

Key Facts

  • Texas Biomedical Research Institute to implement the Provantis General Toxicology and Pathology modules.
  • Client to deploy Instem’s unique Logbook ELN solution for paper form replacement. Logbook will digitize all paper forms with built-in workflows and advanced search capabilities to further improve productivity and accuracy.
  • Provantis replaces existing paper-based data collection processes.
  • Texas Biomed selected Instem’s Software as a Service (SaaS) deployment option, providing software functionality, maintenance and support over the Internet 24 hours a day; seven days a week.

Texas Biomedical Research Institute is one of the world's leading independent biomedical research institutions, dedicated to advancing health worldwide through innovative biomedical research. A BSL-4 lab designation offers a safe environment where scientists study deadly pathogens with no known treatments or vaccines.

Ricardo Carrion, Jr., Associate Scientist and BSL-4 Laboratory Associate Director at Texas Biomedical Research Institute, commented, “The Provantis suite will enable us to streamline preclinical data collection, processing, review and reporting activities while still maintaining all of the precautions necessary to support our BSL-4 designation.”  

Gary Mitchell, Vice President of Marketing at Instem, added, “Texas Biomedical Research Institute is a great illustration of how Instem’s Provantis solution is supporting leading organizations across the globe in their missions to protect and enhance lives. Texas Biomed has gained worldwide recognition for the quality of its research, and we are honored to welcome them to our growing user community.”

Provantis is a fully integrated, scalable, Windows-based solution used by organizations across the globe, from single user remote Pathologists to multi-site laboratories.  It is used by pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, contract research, academia, chemical/agrochemical, consulting and government research institutions.  

About Instem

Instem is a leading supplier of IT applications to the early development healthcare market delivering compelling solutions for data collection, management and analysis across the R&D continuum. Instem applications are in use by customers worldwide, meeting the rapidly expanding needs of life science and healthcare organizations for data-driven decision making leading to safer, more effective products.

Instem’s portfolio of software solutions increases client productivity by automating study-related processes while offering the unique ability to generate new knowledge through the extraction and harmonization of actionable scientific information.

Instem supports over 450 clients through full service offices in the United States, United Kingdom Japan, India and China.

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