CooperVision Chooses OpenClinica Enterprise to Enhance its Contact Lens Research

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Contact lens company completes first successful clinical trial with the leading open source electronic data capture software.

OpenClinica clinical trial software
The OpenClinica Enterprise software was quick to set up and easy to make study changes.

OpenClinica, LLC announces that Pleasanton, CA-based CooperVision, a leading developer of contact lenses, has begun using the OpenClinica Enterprise electronic data capture software to facilitate its clinical trials.

OpenClinica is the world’s leading commercial open source clinical trial software, enabling the electronic capture and management of clinical data across diverse research settings worldwide.

Electronic data capture software can be notoriously cumbersome to set up and use, and OpenClinica’s lightweight model adds simplicity and puts more power into the hands of users. “The OpenClinica Enterprise software was quick to set up and easy to make study changes,” said Rose Britton, manager of clinical and professional affairs at CooperVision. “We are wrapping up our first study, and our research sites have reported positive experiences with the system.”

Innovation is rapidly occurring in the contact lens market, with increasing demand for specialized products. CooperVision recently introduced Proclear® 1 Day multifocal lenses, which provide presbyopic patients with excellent vision at all distances and address age-related dryness, all in the convenience of a daily disposable lens.
According to OpenClinica’s CEO, Cal Collins, “We are glad that OpenClinica is able to help CooperVision pursue these important opportunities.”

CooperVision Media Contact:
Minara El-Rahman
melrahma(at)coopervision(dot)com

OpenClinica Media Contact:
Ben Baumann
bbaumann(at)openclinica(dot)com

About CooperVision

CooperVision, a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE: COO), is one of the world's leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses. Dedicated to continually bringing a refreshing perspective to the contact lens experience for practitioners and patients, CooperVision specializes in lenses for astigmatism, presbyopia, and ocular dryness. The company routinely collaborates with eye care professionals in the research and development of relevant products. CooperVision manufactures a full array of monthly, two-week, and daily disposable contact lenses featuring advanced materials and optics.

About OpenClinica®

OpenClinica enhances the productivity of clinical trials through commercial open source software. Trusted by hundreds of biopharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations, academic, and government organizations worldwide, the OpenClinica software facilitates electronic data capture and data management, increasing the speed of collection and quality of data in clinical trials. OpenClinica supports HIPAA, 21 CFR Part 11, and other regulatory guidelines and is designed as a standards-based, extensible, and modular platform. For more information – including product downloads – visit http://www.openclinica.com or follow @OpenClinica on Twitter.

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