EDC and eCOA/ePRO Market Dynamics and Service Provider Performance (2015)


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This report examines the industry perception of the EDC and eCOA/ePRO markets based on the responses of over 150 industry professionals experienced with these systems. ISR has asked CROs and sponsors how their respective companies handle the decisions associated with outsourcing these systems as well as how they would prefer the outsourcing be handled. Additionally, ISR has benchmarked 22 EDC and 22 eCOA/ePRO systems based on 651 EDC and 432 ePRO service provider encounters from investigative sites, CROs and sponsors. Each provider’s performance is evaluated and benchmarked based on the performance of these providers against expectations across 18-21 attributes.

For Sponsors and CROs:

  • Select or uncover a new technology partner that enhances your relationships with sites by understanding the needs, wants, and preferences of clinical sites
  • Learn how sites, CROs, and sponsors would recommend improving the trial process
  • Benchmark your organization’s use of EDC and eCOA/ePRO against broad industry averages

For Technology Providers:

  • Benchmark your performance against your competition
  • Anticipate how changes in trial volume and adoption/penetration will affect your future business opportunities
  • Identify operational improvements and product characteristics that impact trial success
  • Understand your company’s and the competition’s position in the marketplace in terms of awareness, familiarity and use

For Sponsors and CROs:

  • 651 EDC product experiences and 432 ePRO product experiences with 22 EDC and 22 eCOA/ePRO products
  • Past and future penetration of EDC and eCOA/ePRO technologies (by phase of development)
  • Which technology providers have the best integration capabilities with other technologies

For Technology Providers:

  • Detailed performance profiles, product satisfaction, and end-user preference for 44 major technology providers across core performance attributes
  • Current and future adoption estimates for EDC and eCOA/ePRO technologies

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