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How Clinical EDC Software Can Save Us From Problems of Paper CRFs

Sine quo non; without which nothing. This bit of Latin should be on the forefront of your mind when deciding on what system you will use to collect data for your clinical trial. Lacking a reliable method of data collection, no amount of well laid plans in other areas of your project will make [...]

The Importance of Elderly Inclusion in Clinical Trials

Long the definitive procedure of medical research, clinical trials have proven time and time again to be an effective and efficient means of collecting critical medical data. Data which then determines whether or not the drug, device, program or procedure, works for real patients. What happens though when the demographics participating in the clinical [...]

2017-09-25T13:47:59-04:00 January 20th, 2016|Clinical Research|

SMS Prominence Good News for Clinical Researchers, Doctors and Patients

As time and technology have progressed, humans have seen a real shift from stagnant, hard-to-use communication, to mobile technology that can, essentially, be used remotely all across the globe. As a result of this change and progression, there has been a stark surge in the utilization of SMS messaging, especially in the healthcare industry. [...]

Home Healthcare Factors of Success

Electronic data capture is an invaluable tool for clinical research and disease management. The strength of this technology is know and widely accepted. Year after year a parade of new “revolutionary” medical devices is introduced into to market. These devices are lucky to live a couple years in the clinical research space and then fade [...]

2017-07-10T16:01:25-04:00 March 11th, 2014|Clinical Research, Data Registries, Investment|

Clinical Research Forms from Paper to ePaper

The majority of clinical research form collection is still paper based. The challenge of using computers and the internet to collect information directly from research participants has long been promised and short on delivery. Because standard research forms are validated data collection instruments, the information collected from these forms has been studied and statistically validated [...]

2014-09-24T16:08:48-04:00 February 24th, 2014|Clinical Research, Data Registries|

Med-Quest for collecting patient reported outcomes

The Med-Quest System (Patent Pending) is designed to capture key patient information and then provide that information to the patient, physician(s) and other care givers efficiently.  This allows the patient to monitor themselves better and take more personal responsibility for their own care and allows the physician to have more and better data to make [...]

2017-07-10T16:04:03-04:00 January 17th, 2014|Clinical Research, Tele-Health Topics, Wireless Data Collection|