Press Release

  • For Immediate Release
  • 10/05/2005

Palm-based Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Application Helped Physicians Deliver Clinical Data 350% Faster Than Prior Paper Study

Palm-based custom EDC software developed by Scientific Software Tools, Inc. streamlined the clinical study process and proved to be an effective solution to manage a large-scale clinical study with an accelerated data collection schedule.

MEDIA, PA October 5, 2005 - Scientific Software Tools, Inc. (SST), a provider of custom software development services, announces the availability of an article that describes a real-world example of how a custom Palm-based software application developed by SST delivered important clinical data 350% faster than a prior paper study. You may read the article titled "Custom PDA Solution Delivers the Data" here.

The article provides the background and objectives for a national cholesterol to goal" study and the accelerated data collection schedule required to meet the study Sponsors deadline. The article then describes how the technology solution, which was a custom Palm-based EDC application, a remote investigative site technology assessment tool, a secure web portal for the upload of clinical data, and the use of web services for reminders to investigative sites, helped meet the aggressive timeline.

Headquartered in suburban Philadelphia and founded in 1988 by a M.D and R.N, Scientific Software Tools, Inc. has a track record for delivering reliable, innovative custom software solutions on time and within budget. Many of the applications developed by SST are used by hundreds of thousands of users and have been recognized with industry awards. SSTs customers include healthcare, pharmaceutical, high technology, test and measurement and manufacturing companies.

For more information contact: Elise Furman, Scientific Software Tools, 1023 East Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Media, PA 19063.

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