Over the years, technology has made its way into different aspects of clinical trials bringing in significant progress in the field. There is no denying that in a clinical trial, the role of data is pivotal, and we know how the electronic data capture system (EDC) has revolutionized data collection.
Managing clinical trials in today’s landscape can be extremely challenging. Several roadblocks can come in the way of successful product development, starting from lack of transparency and visibility into trial costs to hindrance due to organizational and geographical boundaries, non-standardized processes to disparate systems, and so on.
A virtual clinical trial, also known as a decentralized clinical trial, is comparatively a new method of conducting clinical trials virtually. In a true sense, a virtual clinical trial has no physical interaction during the entire process. Technology plays a major role in a virtual clinical trial. Different patient-facing technologies like wearables, electronic monitoring apps, online social engagement
If you’ve been around the clinical research industry, the concept of obtaining electronic consent is probably familiar to you. Considering the current pandemic we are in
Virtual trials are otherwise called Siteless trials done partly or on the whole virtually. The mobile device or wearable sensors such as a phone, watch, or even glasses can be used to collect the medical data in the clinical research study. Patients are treated via Telemedicine and Medical devices. Healthcare providers can evaluate, diagnose