Article | October 23, 2015

Building The Next Generation IRT

Source: Almac Clinical Technologies
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Building The Next Generation IRT

Interactive Response Technology (IRT) systems— used to manage patient interactions and drug supplies during clinical trials—perform a range of functions for sponsors, drug depots, and investigative sites. Yet, they are typically viewed by sponsors as a "painful necessity" rather than as a welcome, invaluable tool. That perception exists because the underlying technology is outmoded, and the user's experience is stuck in the pre-Internet era. While established systems are "tried and true" in that they have supported thousands of clinical trials over the years, they can also be tired and cumbersome.