Stories by Mark Uehling

Web site diagnoses PC ills at clinical trial sites

Of all the problems associated with electronic data capture (EDC), an investigative site's IT infrastructure has not been overlooked. Sponsors routinely try to assess clinical sites, talking to the staff of the investigator on the phone or sending a fax survey. The goal: discover if a prospective physician who wants to participate in a clinical trial has a Gateway PC, circa 1992, with a 9600 baud modem.