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Electronic Data-Capturing Technology for Clinical Trials: Experience with a Global Postmarketing Study

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Zhengwu Lu ; Consultant, San Jose, CA

The purpose of this article was to address three questions: What were the electronic data-capturing (EDC) technologies employed in a typical industry-sponsored clinical study? How is the developed system meeting the clinical research need? What would we want more from this EDC technology? This article is prepared from industry perspectives to present and analyze the advantages, benefits, and challenges in applying EDC technologies to address industry's clinical trial operational needs based on a systematic overview.

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IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine  (Volume:29 ,  Issue: 2 )