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The clinical trial industry is faced with both a deeply entrenched set of challenges and a fast-growing collection of technologies with the potential to address these problems. How sponsors, vendors, and other stakeholders manage this situation will go a long way to deciding the shape of clinical trials in the years to come.
The last decade has seen the emergence of a new player in the completion of clinical outcome assessments (COAs): electronic data collection. This method of capturing information directly from patients is proving to be an ever-more valuable tool for sponsors, sites and patients themselves, facilitated by the global growth of mobile technology. It has created new, more efficient ways to access patients and provides an ideal platform for capturing assessment data, commonly known as patient-reported outcomes (PRO).