Using Open Source Technology and CDISC Standards to Enhance Clinical Trials
Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 23, 2009
The 2009 Global Conference & Exhibition of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) will include presentations and exhibitions on OpenClinica, the world's leading open source clinical trial software for electronic data capture (EDC) and clinical data management.
One representative of OpenClinica at the conference will be Cal Collins, the CEO of Akaza Research, the company that created and supports OpenClinica. Mr. Collins will conduct a presentation titled "Using Open Source Technology and CDISC Standards to Enhance Clinical Trials" that will explore case studies based on OpenClinica and other open source, standards-based software technologies used in clinical trials. Additional staff members from Akaza Research will be in the ACRP exhibit hall at booth #511 engaging with the community and providing demonstrations of OpenClinica.
"We are excited to participate in this important clinical research event," said Cal Collins. ACRP 2009 is an excellent opportunity to share the OpenClinica story with important stakeholders in the clinical research industry."
OpenClinica is open source, web-based clinical trials software for electronic data capture (EDC) and clinical data management (CDM). OpenClinica facilitates study protocol configuration, data collection via electronic case report forms (eCRFs), and enables productive clinical trials management. OpenClinica supports HIPAA, 21 CFR Part 11, and other regulator guidelines and is designed as a lightweight, standards-based, extensible, and modular platform. All versions of OpenClinica are available for free download from http://www.openclinica.org.
About Akaza Research®:
Akaza Research, the leading provider of open source clinical trial software, is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Akaza has developed and commercialized OpenClinica, the he world's most popular open source clinical research software. Akaza brings Open Source Software (OSS) into the mainstream of the clinical research enterprise by making robust, flexible, standards-based systems accessible for all types of clinical research. Akaza Research provides OpenClinica support, training, hosting and other value added services to its customers worldwide. See http://www.akazaresearch.com.