CRO StatWorks implements OpenClinica to facilitate Electronic Data Capture (EDC) for industry-sponsored clinical trials.
StatWorks, Inc. Supports Industry Trials with OpenClinica Enterprise
(Research Triangle Park, NC) February 15th, 2008 StatWorks’, Inc., a contract research organization (CRO) specializing in statistical and data management services, announces it has selected OpenClinica Enterprise to facilitate Electronic Data Capture (EDC) for industry-sponsored clinical trials. StatWorks is one of the latest in a growing roster of CROs to rely on OpenClinica to power their clinical studies.
‘OpenClinica Enterprise allows our company to benefit from a flexible, high quality EDC solution without assuming the risks inherent in proprietary technology and ongoing license fees,’ said Mark Paul, StatWorks’ Chief Executive Officer. ‘We view OpenClinica as a long term strategic component to our company’s continued growth.’
Contract Research Organizations appreciate OpenClinica’s flexible ability to support diverse clinical studies. The OpenClinica software makes it easy to quickly deploy studies, re-use study components like case report forms (CRFs), and operate multiple studies from a single system. The software can be set-up once and used in numerous studies without having to worry about large incremental costs.
OpenClinica Enterprise allows CROs and other clinical research organizations to obtain a spectrum of services (such as training, study set-up, and validation support) to enhance their use of the OpenClinica software. With OpenClinica Enterprise, an organization can maintain its independence from a software vendor while obtaining full support for a modern, robust clinical research technology platform. OpenClinica Enterprise products and services are delivered by Akaza Research of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
StatWorks, Inc., founded in 1997, is a growing clinical research firm that specializes in providing high quality statistical analysis, statistical programming, data management, and technical services to biopharmaceutical and medical device companies. The company’s expertise spans all phases of clinical development from phase I to phase IV, as well as supporting regulatory filings and manuscript preparation. For more information, see www.statworks.net.
OpenClinica is open source web-based electronic data capture software for clinical research. It facilitates protocol configuration, design of case report forms, clinical data capture, and study/data management. OpenClinica supports HIPAA and 21 CFR Part 11 guidelines and is designed as a lightweight, standards-based, extensible, and modular platform. All versions of OpenClinica are available for download at www.OpenClinica.org.
About Akaza Research�
Akaza Research, the leading provider of open source clinical trial software, is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Akaza has developed and commercialized OpenClinica, the preeminent open source clinical trial data capture and management software platform. Akaza brings Open Source Software (OSS) into the mainstream of the clinical research enterprise by making robust, flexible, standards-based systems accessible for private and public research. Akaza Research provides OpenClinica support, training, and consulting services to its customers worldwide. See www.akazaresearch.com.