Pittsburgh, Pa.-based ePRO company invivodata launched its new version of its EPX management system: EPX ePRO Management System, Version 5.0. The system is web-based and has the capability to manage site performance, patient enrollment and compliance, and data integrity in real-time. The system can also generate user-customized reports and changeable dashboard views. It has an e-mail alert system that signals when items need action taken and boasts the industry’s only electronic data clarification form (EDCF) system to resolve discrepancies in data.
Boulogne, France-based Market Research firm Cegedim Strategic Data acquired Paris-based 3ES, a CRO which specializes in online data management and analysis. 3ES was founded in 1998 and has developed its own eClinical software tool (INES). Its team of 15 employees will integrate into Cegedim’s pharmaco-epidemiological research team in Boulogne.
Paris-based engineering and consulting firm Business and Decisions has launched an eClinical division based in North America at the company’s Wayne, Pa., office. Kathryn Hanson, director of eClinical services and solutions, will lead the division. The company maintains a certified advantage Oracle partnership and will use the Oracle Clinical, remote data capture and thesaurus management system and Siebel clinical trials management system suite of applications. Its services will include technical services, application training, IT compliance and validation, application hosting, and managed services for Oracle’s Life Sciences products.