Wayne, Pa —Bracket, a leading clinical trial technology and specialty services provider, today announced the launch of a new Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) electronic patient-reported outcome (ePRO) study in Japan. This study highlights the importance of BYOD use in clinical studies as an integral component of electronic clinical outcomes assessments (eCOA). Bracket is among the first to utilize BYOD in a randomized clinical trial in Japan.
The use of BYOD in clinical research is the next crucial stage in continuing to embrace the technology that has fundamentally improved the way studies are conducted. BYOD adoption is slowly gaining momentum, but the many ways it has enhanced the effectiveness of clinical research serve as an argument for why mobile support should become an essential element of other eCOA platforms.
Bracket’s own next-generation platform, Bracket eCOA™, integrates with several devices to support ePRO, eClinRO and eObsRO use, supplementing a BYOD approach. Allowing patients to collect and report data in a central location through easy-to-use mobile applications increases patient engagement and improves data quality.
“eCOA is an extremely important research tool and the increasing adoption of BYOD is highly beneficial for the industry on a global scale,” said Jeff Kinell, CEO at Bracket.
Bracket Patient Diary is a native app that allows patients in clinical trials to use their own smartphones to complete questionnaires about their symptoms, medication use, and quality of life. Bracket Patient Diary has been in use in clinical trials since 2014 and is available for Android and iOS.
Bracket, with nine offices and more than 700 employees worldwide, is a clinical trial technology and specialty services provider dedicated to helping biopharmaceutical sponsors and contract research organizations increase the power of their clinical research data by leveraging core competencies in Science, Technology, and Service. Bracket eCOA™ is a flexible platform for electronic clinical outcomes assessments. Bracket RTSM™ is a best-in-breed, scalable and configurable clinical IRT solution for the life sciences industry. Bracket SmartSupplies™ is a proven platform for improving a clinical supply chain. Bracket Rater Training and Quality Assurance improve outcomes through customized training and quality assurance programs.