Using an electronic data capture (EDC) platform can maximize the potential to conduct an efficient clinical trial. Implementing this system, however, does not guarantee success. Imagine your favorite team being the clear-cut favorite in every statistical category, yet somehow managing to be soundly defeated.
In much the same way, inefficient use of an EDC platform can set your clinical investigation on course for failure. For this reason, it is imperative to work with your vendor to ensure your research team is kept abreast of best practices for clinical data management.
Read below for some tips to optimize the order and timing of data entry in your EDC platform.