Patient-reported Outcomes - Smartphone apps for clinical trials

E-PRO, by Exco InTouch

The U.K. company tapped cellphones for capturing real-time patient data. The company says that the assessment frequency, quality of user interface, feedback, and electronic reminder features help influence patient compliance and trial data quality. Exco's platform allows patients to use their own phones as both data collector and transmitter to a secure central server. Announcement

EXACT, by CRF Health

The EXAcerbations of Chronic Pulmonary Disease Tool (EXACT) is a patient-reported outcome measure for evaluating the frequency, severity and duration of acute exacerbations of COPD and chronic bronchitis. The devices are HTC Corp's HD2 and Touch 2 mobile multimedia models; HD2 has a larger screen than the Touch 2. Both incorporate the Windows Mobile operating system. CRF Health release

E-trials eDiary 5.0 platform, by Merge Healthcare

The eDiary 5.0 software, based on the Windows Mobile operating system, runs a ruggedized handheld device. Patients enter outcomes data and then upload them to a centralized electronic repository, where they are accessible to trial managers in real time. Report 

MedApps solution suite, via AT&T

AT&T is connecting the MedApps software suite for mobile health monitoring to its 3G network. It makes the solutions accessible via a variety of telecom carriers, device types and operating systems. Story

Patient-reported Outcomes - Smartphone apps for clinical trials

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