Monitor for Hire, a service that connects sponsors to monitors for clinical trials, received a patent for a “Computer-Implemented System and Method for Matching Clinical Research Monitors with Clinical Research Sponsors,” by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Monitor for Hire provides a web-based platform to quickly connect drug develops to a worldwide pool of monitors. Launched in 2001, the company said it currently boasts over 3,500 registered clinical research monitors in 42 countries, and nearly 800 sponsors.
“We are thrilled with the issuance of this patent,” said founder and president Scott Freedman in a company statement. “It is a very important milestone reflecting our role as a leader and pioneer in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. This is the culmination of many years of hard work, and a true testament to our success.”