Exco InTouch and MDS Pharma services article published in Applied Clinical Trials
Pfizer picks Exco SMS System – ClinPage.com
Say you need someone to do something for you in Singapore. It turns out it’s rude to leave someone a few voice mail messages. Even several email requests are a bit of a no-no. Instead, communication via so-called “text” or short messaging systems (SMS) is the norm and the Emily-Post approved technique.
Exco InTouch Announces Enrolment of Patients into Electronic Data Capture Study, WOMAC Osteoarthritis Index, on Mobile Phones
Exco InTouch, the leading provider of patient communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, announces the commencement of its full mobile phone electronic data capture (EDC) study using the Western Ontario and McMaster Osteoarthritis (WOMAC) NRS 3.1 index after the success of their pilot study. The initial study is highlighted in Exco InTouch’s technical poster, ‘Electronic Data Capture Using WOMAC NRS 3.1 Index: a Pilot Study of Cellular Technology in OA’. The preliminary study involved 12 patients and verified the benefits of EDC by asking patients to complete questionnaires via their mobile telephone.
Exco InTouch’s ePRO Seminars Highlight Growing Importance Of Electronic Communication in Clinical Trials
Exco InTouch, the leading provider of patient communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, announces that the company’s recent Electronic Patient Reported Outcomes (ePRO) seminars highlighted the increasing shift from traditional methods of data collection in clinical trials towards electronic methods. The informative seminars entitled ‘The Complete Patient Experience Throughout the Trial Lifecycle’ took place in Philadelphia and London and demonstrated the benefits of using electronic technology (e.g. cell phones) for patient recruitment, retention and compliance during clinical trials.
Exco InTouch Named as Finalist at Two Prestigious Industry Award Ceremonies
Exco InTouch, the leading provider of patient communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, announces that the company has been awarded runner-up accolades at both the 2009 European Outsourcing Awards and the Clinical Research Excellence Awards. The awards follow the company’s recognition at the 2008 European Outsourcing Awards, where Exco InTouch won in the category of Best IT Strategy.
The Art of Texting in Clinical Trials
Cell phone technology is a ubiquitous means of personal and professional communication and is now developing into a workable solution for the clinical trials arena. With more than 4 billion cell phone users worldwide, the technology is helping the pharmaceutical and health care sectors maintain direct communication with their clinical trial subjects.