ERT Launches Multi-Language Platform

December 5, 2016

Native language capabilities significantly improve site performance and clinical data quality

Philadelphia, PA – ERT, a leading provider of high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development, today announced a significant enhancement to MasterScope, the company’s flagship platform for centralized respiratory clinical trials, making it the industry’s first and only multi-language solution.

With multi-language capabilities, MasterScope enables sites to manage respiratory trials in their native language, which saves time, reduces the risk of protocol compliance errors, and improves overall data quality. Sponsors can now confidently expand the scope of countries in their trials, removing language as a barrier to site performance.

“Respiratory trials are highly complex, requiring investigative site personnel to guide patients through precise maneuvers in order to collect accurate data that supports drug efficacy and safety claims,” said Achim Schülke, Executive Vice President, Respiratory Solutions at ERT. “Assuming all site personnel and patients can comprehend English well enough to accurately follow these workflows is impractical. With these enhancements to MasterScope, sponsors running global cardiopulmonary trials can now add native language capabilities to reduce another level of risk while increasing site compliance.”

ERT’s MasterScope supports any clinical trial that requires spirometry measurements, including those that also collect Fractional exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO), electrocardiogram (ECG), home spirometry, and electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA) data.

For more information on ERT’s suite of Respiratory Solutions, visit http://www.ert.com/respiratory.

About ERT
ERT is a leading provider of high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development. ERT delivers a combination of technology, services and clinical consulting that increase the accuracy and reliability of patient data and improve the efficiency of the clinical development process. ERT delivers widely deployed solutions in centralized Cardiac Safety, Respiratory, and electronic Clinical Outcome Assessments (eCOA) – which includes patient-, clinician-, observer- and performance-reported outcomes – and cloud-based analytics and performance metrics. By efficiently integrating these solutions through a system built upon a scientific and regulatory foundation, ERT collects, analyzes and delivers safety and efficacy data critical to the approval, labeling and reimbursement of pharmaceutical products. For more information, see www.ert.com. Join ERT on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

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