Monday, April 5, 2010
Nextrials, a clinical research software and services company, has been approved by the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) as one of 15 registered solutions providers. It is the only company offering an electronic data capture (EDC) product supporting the CDISC Healthcare Link Initiative.
The Theresa & Eugene M. Lang Center for Research & Education—the clinical trial and research arm of New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ)—has replaced its paper-check payment system for clinical trial participants. Instead, patients who earn a stipend for participating in a clinical trial receive a Mastercard card preloaded with their allotted funds.
ClearTrial, a provider of clinical trial software, recently launched its Study Costing and Optimization Service (SCOS), a product that combines ClearTrial’s existing trial management software with the consultation services of the company’s clinical services staff. ClearTrial said the new offering will give smaller biopharma companies more control over clinical trial costs, resources and timelines.
Raleigh, N.C.-based CRO INC Research added electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO) services to its offerings through a partnership with ePRO provider invivodata. Prior to the formation of the strategic partnership, the two companies collaborated on multiple international clinical trials.
Philadelphia-based eResearch Technology (ERT) reported a 60% drop in net income in 2009 compared with 2008. Net income in 2009 was $10.7 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, compared with $25 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, for full-year 2008.