Almac and Exco InTouch Form Alliance to Deliver Patient Compliance and ePRO Services Using Multiple Technologies
The Almac Group and Exco InTouch announced today that Almac’s Clinical Technologies business unit, the leading provider of IXRS® (Interactive Voice and Web Response) services relating to patient and drug supply management, has formed an exclusive integrated patient management alliance with Exco InTouch, an innovative firm specializing in patient recruitment, retention, compliance and ePRO services.
Exco InTouch Drives Down Client Costs with the Introduction of Unique ‘Free SMS’ and ‘Free Data Download’ Features for Retention, Compliance and ePRO
Exco InTouch has announced two unique measures which help drive down sponsor costs within clinical trials. The first of these measures is a ’Free SMS’ facility for sponsors who wish to ensure that their text message reminder services for retention and compliance are provided without the patient incurring any costs. The second is the inclusion of a new ’Free Data Download’ feature for Exco InTouch’s mobilePRO (electronic Patient Reported Outcomes using mobile technology) solutions which also removes any direct patient costs.
Avoid Costly Issues Within Clinical Trials by Investing in Proven Retention and Compliance Solutions, advises Exco InTouch
Exco InTouch, advises that with heightened regulatory standards and the increasing trial complexity and duration of studies, patient non-compliance is a growing issue that requires tailored, cost-effective solutions. To address these challenges, it is essential to proactively employ strategies that ensure patient compliance in order to avoid compromised data, complete trial failure, or heavy financial losses (through replacement patients and lost revenue days). Successful retention and subject compliance are essential to the completion of a successful trial.
Exco InTouch Wins Prestigious Accolade at the 2010 European Outsourcing Awards
Exco InTouch has been recognised for its tremendous strides in the delivery of electronic Patient Reported Outcomes (ePRO) solutions at the 2010 European Outsourcing Awards, held in Paris on 6 October 2010. Exco InTouch were honoured with the award for Most Innovative Relationship, in recognition of their collaborative study with The University of Queensland.
GSK Head of Patient Recruitment Joins Exco InTouch
Exco InTouch announces the new appointment of Director of Patient Recruitment, Judith Teall. The newly created position will drive Exco InTouch to build on its “patient centric” approach to managing clinical trials by identifying barriers to recruitment and retention, enhancing the crucial relationship between patient, trial processes and the sponsor company.
mobilePRO by Exco InTouch Proven as Powerful Solution for Patient Data Capture
Exco InTouch, the leading provider of patient communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, announces that its new mobilePRO (mobile Patient Reported Outcomes) technology is a powerful solution that overcomes issues associated with traditional ePRO (electronic Patient Reported Outcomes) technology.
The Future of Patient Reported Outcomes: Re-evaluating PRO’s in Light of New FDA Guidance published in the Spring 2010 Edition of International Pharmaceutical Industry Journal
This article provides an overview of the impact of the new FDA industry guidance on current Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) services and identifies ways that the industry can utilise the emerging PRO toolset to ensure regulatory compliance going forward.
Exco InTouch’s Poll Identifies mobile-PRO is Replacing Traditional Technologies as Method of Choice for ePRO
Exco InTouch, the leading provider of patient communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, has carried out a poll demonstrating the effectiveness of cellphone technology in clinical studies, following its recent webinar on “Moving from ePRO to mobile-PRO”. The webinar, in collaboration with Novartis, discussed distinct advantages of ePRO (electronic reported outcomes) using cellphone technology, known in the industry as mobile-PRO (mobile patient reported outcomes), to accurately and reliably capture real-time patient data.