PERCEPTIVE INFORMATICS® DATALABS® EDC SOLUTION RANKS HIGHEST IN OVERALL SATISFACTION - Leading eClinical Solutions Provider’s EDC Is Top Performer in User Interface and Technical Support in ISR’s 2011 The State of the EDC Market Report
Boston, MA, November 29, 2011—Perceptive Informatics®, a leading eClinical solutions provider and a subsidiary of PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL), today announced that its DataLabs® Electronic Data Capture (EDC) solution ranked highest among EDC solutions for overall satisfaction in ISR’s 2011 The State of The EDC Market Report, an independent study conducted by Industry Standard Research (ISR). The DataLabs EDC solution enables clinical trial sponsors to more efficiently manage the clinical development process from study design to collection and reporting of study data.
ISR’s report, which is a comprehensive source for data on user experience with EDC solutions, surveyed 107 principal investigators and site coordinators in the biopharmaceutical industry. The respondents rated EDC solutions across five product attributes, as well as in overall satisfaction. In the ISR analysis of product attributes, the Perceptive Informatics DataLabs EDC solution ranked highest among EDC solutions for overall satisfaction, as well as in user interface and technical support. In the categories of integration capabilities and the process for dealing with queries, the report also ranked the DataLabs EDC solution as a top performer among its peer solutions.
“The high ratings Perceptive achieved for our DataLabs EDC solution reinforce our commitment to improve data quality, streamline workflows and deliver superior user experiences,” said Steve Kent, President, Perceptive Informatics. “We are pleased that the site leaders and staff using our technology are satisfied, and look forward to providing them with continual innovation to meet their evolving needs. This verification is testimony to the benefits realized by optimizing our EDC solution, and other solutions across our eClinical Suite, for the way users manage trials.”
Perceptive offers the DataLabs EDC solution as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application, which is entirely hosted, maintained and supported by Perceptive’s quality-assured eClinical platform. Features of the DataLabs 5.0 EDC solution include a user-friendly interface, a powerful reporting engine, web-based study design tool and sophisticated search function, as well as advanced export functionality to easily extract EDC data. For more information about Perceptive’s DataLabs EDC solution visit: http://www.perceptive.com/edc/.
Information about ISR’s 2011 The State of The EDC and ePRO Market Report can be found at www.ISRreports.com.
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About Perceptive Informatics
Perceptive Informatics, a leading eClinical solutions provider and subsidiary of PAREXEL, is focused on helping customers to accelerate the product development process through innovation. Perceptive enables customers to maximize the benefits of clinical trial technologies by providing flexible software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications and leading technology services. The Perceptive Informatics eClinical Suite is built on extensive medical and clinical expertise, as well as a deep understanding of the regulatory environment. The suite includes Randomization and Trial Supply Management (RTSM) technologies, Medical Imaging, Clinical Trial Management Systems (CTMS), Electronic Data Capture (EDC), and Electronic Patient-Reported Outcomes (ePRO). The Perceptive Informatics eClinical Suite blurs the boundaries among systems that traditionally have been used in isolation, resulting in simplified workflow, improved efficiency and enhanced productivity. For more information about the integrated solutions in the Perceptive Informatics eClinical Suite visit www.perceptive.com.
About PAREXEL International
PAREXEL International Corporation is a leading global bio/pharmaceutical services organization, providing a broad range of knowledge-based contract research, consulting, and medical communications services to the worldwide pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. Committed to providing solutions that expedite time-to-market and peak-market penetration, PAREXEL has developed significant expertise across the development and commercialization continuum, from drug development and regulatory consulting to clinical pharmacology, clinical trials management, medical education and reimbursement. Perceptive Informatics, Inc., a subsidiary of PAREXEL, provides advanced technology solutions, including medical imaging, to facilitate the clinical development process. Headquartered near Boston, Massachusetts, PAREXEL operates in 67 locations throughout 52 countries around the world, and has approximately 10,850 employees. For more information about PAREXEL International visit www.PAREXEL.com.
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