Article | April 10, 2018

How And Why To Standardize Medical Coding In Clinical Trials

Source: MedNet Solutions
How and Why to Standardize Medical Coding in Clinical Trials

There are few things more inefficient than a coding specialist manually coding hundreds or thousands of verbatim data entries that have multiple names and spellings for what could have been one standardized term. After searching through all those terms, your specialist then has to code each entry to match the desired term.

When you’re conducting a clinical trial, an EDC platform that provides auto coding and synonym functionality is an absolute must have. This allows you to proactively define synonyms for reuse and auto code verbatim terms automatically.