Clinovo Hosts Its 10th Session of Silicon Valley BioTalks on “Paper Trials vs. EDC Solutions” at HP Headquarters

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Clinical trials experts from Clinovo, Elixir Medical, and Digitaliza TXT discuss “Paper Trials vs. EDC Solutions” on February 25th, 2015 at HP headquarters in Palo Alto, CA

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The 10th session of the Silicon Valley BioTalks will take place on February 25th at 5:30-7:30pm (PST) in HP headquarters in Palo Alto, CA. The panelists comprised of clinical trials experts from life science companies and Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) will discuss the topic “Paper Trials vs. EDC Solutions – Benefits, Challenges, and Best Practices”. Free registration is now open at The Silicon Valley BioTalks is a quarterly panel discussion organized and sponsored by Clinovo, a leading provider of cloud-based eClinical software in Silicon Valley.

Now hosting its 10th session, the industry experts will discuss the benefits and challenges of paper trials and EDC systems, latest industry trends, items to consider before selecting the appropriate EDC solution, and best practices to implement a successful transition from paper-based clinical trials to EDC. The panel will be compromised of life science industry leaders including Esmeralda Sanjust, Sr. Director of Clinical Affairs at Elixir Medical Corporation and Ana Puildo Ferrer, CEO at Digitaliza TXT, a leading technology provider for CROs in Latin America. The panel will be moderated by Marc Desgrousilliers, CTO of Clinovo. The event will include a networking session to facilitate discussions amongst attendees on the latest trends surrounding the clinical trials industry.

Since its beginnings in the 1990s, Electronic Data Capture (EDC) solutions have been well adopted and the advantages of EDC are recognized throughout the industry, including improved data quality, faster data entry, and an overall 30% reduction in clinical development duration. In addition, with EDC software, forms are safely stored and backed-up in a cloud-hosted system allowing users to remotely access a fully searchable central location from anywhere. EDC adoption also leads to fewer site visits, shorter patient recruitment time, reduction or elimination of printing cost and faster data entry resulting in significant reduction in cost.

The panelists will share their experience with both paper-based and electronics clinical trials, will discuss benefits and challenges of each, and share best practices for a successful implementation. Registration is now open at

About Clinovo:
Clinovo is a leading provider of Cloud-based eClinical software. Clinovo's flagship solution ClinCapture is the only validated electronic data capture software, available for free. ClinCapture empowers CROs, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device companies to build their studies themselves, lower their clinical trials costs and streamline their data capture processes. Clinovo is headquartered in the Silicon Valley.

About Silicon Valley BioTalks:
Silicon Valley BioTalks is the premier event for pharmaceutical and medical device professionals to build their knowledge and expertise. Since its launch, the Silicon Valley BioTalks has gathered over 700 clinical trials professionals from the Bay Area and beyond. The panel has featured over 30 clinical trials industry experts from leading life science companies including Roche, Abbott, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, and Johnson & Johnson.

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Sophie McCallum
Director of Operations at Clinovo

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