clinical trial data collection

Open APIs and Webhooks: The Key to Interoperability in Clinical Research Technology

The interoperability of technology platforms is an often-discussed but dodgy concept in the clinical research industry. While it is widely agreed upon that flexible software systems offer much more value than rigid systems, very few flexible technology tools for clinical research exist. In fact, there are a couple popular eClinical systems on the market that tout […]

The Value of Data Collected Using eCOA and ePRO in Clinical Research

Surrounding the industry shift to make clinical trials more patient-centric, there has been a drastic increase in the adoption of eCOA and ePRO technology solutions. According to a recent research report conducted on the electronic clinical outcome assessments (eCOA) and electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO) market, this segment of the clinical research industry – and […]

eClinical App, TrialKit, Gains More Advanced Features in Latest iOS Update

Research professionals now have access to enhanced capabilities, such as adjudication and risk-based monitoring, on mobile devices with Crucial Data Solutions’ most recent update for TrialKit on iOS.  RENO AND TAHOE, NEV. (PRWEB) APRIL 25, 2018 Crucial Data Solutions, Inc. announced today the latest update to TrialKit, an electronic data capture (EDC) mobile app for clinical […]

New Advanced Reporting Options Enhance Experience for Clinical Research Professionals

Technology provider Crucial Data Solutions, Inc. has made innovative enhancements to the reporting options included in their eClinical software.  RENO, NEV. AND TAHOE, NEV. (PRWEB) MARCH 14, 2018 Crucial Data Solutions, Inc. announced today the latest update to their eClinical technology, which includes advanced reporting options. Both of Crucial Data Solutions’ electronic data capture (EDC) platforms, […]

A Glance Back at 2017

As we enjoy the last week of 2017 at Crucial Data Solutions, we find ourselves reflecting on progress and growth. One month after the next, we were busy with product updates, releases, and customer relationships. Here’s a look back at our most momentous events of the year: February: Clinical Studio version 4.4’s update included a […]

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 […]

Rethinking the Need for “Signatures” in EDC Systems

Clinical research shares a number of common requirements and needs for improvement as other industries. One familiar example immediately comes to mind: why do we continue to provide a signature for our credit card transactions? It turns out the answer, in large part, is because that’s the way it’s always been done. This directly translates […]