clinical trial data collection

6 Ways EDC Systems Can Benefit Preclinical Labs

UPDATED: This post was updated for 2017 to reflect new information and more examples. Enjoy! Electronic Data Capture (EDC) is an amazing tool for preclinical or animal labs. Because of the intricacies involved in conducting animal studies, it’s become increasingly important to use a system that was built around the workflow of a preclinical lab. Some […]

Still Using Paper CRFs in Clinical Trials?

By: Dr. Leigh J. Mack | Chief Medical Officer Does your clinical trial look like this? The year is 2018. A sponsor for a new anti-arrhythmic medication and a CRO meet to discuss the strategy for a Phase 3 national clinical trial on the all-in-one system, Clinical Studio, that integrates other peripheral systems. What would […]

6 Downfalls of Paper-based or Spreadsheet Methods for Clinical Trial Data Collection

Research shows electronic participant reporting yields higher quality data and better participation rates than paper-based diaries and that ePRO elicits significantly greater subject compliance, sometimes as high as 97%1. A number of factors contribute to a research professional’s decision-making process for choosing a clinical trial data collection tool. For researchers who have always conducted their […]

A Mobile Strategy For Clinical Researchers

UPDATED: This post was updated for 2017 to reflect new information and more examples. Enjoy! Do you have a mobile strategy? What does this mean? We keep hearing this question in various forms throughout the industry, but what does it actually mean? In this post, we work toward answering this question and outline what should be/what […]

How Responsive Forms Benefit Your Research

The greatest advantage of using web-based software, which can be accessed any place at any time, is how easily and rapidly the tools can be altered to meet user needs. Better known as ‘app updates,’ this is for enhancements and fixes alike. Without question, the dynamic and variety of research studies that take place around […]

The Data, The Whole Data, And Nothing But The Data

This is the second in a two part article describing important points to consider when designing Case Report Forms (CRFs) in an Electronic Data Capture (EDC) system for use in a clinical trial.  Click here for Part 1. Capturing time points on a CRF requires some careful thought.  If a series of time points are […]

Did You Get The Right Answer? That Depends On How You Asked.

This is the first in a two part article describing important points to consider when designing Case Report Forms (CRFs) in an Electronic Data Capture (EDC) system for use in a clinical trial.  Click here for Part 2. When designing CRFs, it is important to ask the right questions, but it is equally important to […]

The Price of Medical Research

UPDATED: This post was updated for 2017 to reflect new information and more examples. Enjoy! Healthcare remains one of the greatest issues the U.S. faces today, with surmounting costs and many unknowns surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The lingering health insurance problem – prevalent long before the advent of ACA – is only one of […]