MONITORFORHIRE.COM AND OUTCOME SIGN PREFERRED PROVIDER AGREEMENT

July 28, 2005
Applied Clinical Trials

Monitor For Hire will provide Outcome with access to more than 2,000 experienced monitors to support the company's project and data management flow for post-approval studies.

PHILADELPHIA – July 27, 2005 – Monitorforhire.com (Monitor For Hire) andOutcome have signed a preferred provider agreement. Monitor For Hire will provide Outcome with access to more than 2,000 experienced monitors tosupport the company's project and data management flow for post-approvalstudies. The relationship will help to globally implement Outcome'sstreamlined approaches to monitoring, targeted specifically to the uniquerequirements of Phase IV work.

"The pressure on pharmaceutical companies to develop reliable evidence inthe post-approval market is particularly strong," said Scott Freedman,president of Monitorforhire.com. "We are excited to help Outcome meet thisdemand by connecting its clients with pre-screened monitors in a variety ofspecialties."

Outcome is the leading provider of post-approval strategies andinformation-based solutions for the pharmaceutical and biotechnologyindustries. Backed by expertise and experience in over 30 therapeutic areas,Outcome has designed, developed and managed an industry leading number ofpost-approval studies, including more than 70 registries and many of thelargest and most well-recognized programs for disease outcomes andsafety/risk management.

"Working with Monitor For Hire to customize its service offering to theunique needs of the post-approval space, we enhance our ability to help ourclients demonstrate the effectiveness, safety and quality of theirproducts," said Richard Gliklich, MD, CEO of Outcome.

About Monitorforhire.com

Monitorforhire.com is the leading web-enabled resource management companyproviding qualified, regional independent clinical monitors to thepharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and contract researchindustries. The service allows registered sponsors to query the onlinesystem for pre-qualified, available monitors by therapeutic experience,indication experience and geographic location. Monitor For Hire has morethan 2000 monitors in 28 countries worldwide. Its growing client basecurrently consists of more than 330 clinical sponsors including majorpharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, academic institutions and CROs.Monitor For Hire has offices in Philadelphia, Pa. and San Diego, Calif. Formore information, please visit http://www.monitorforhire.com or call (610)862.0909 on the U.S. East Coast or (858) 4538030 on the West Coast.

About Outcome

Outcome is focused on helping organizations in life sciences and healthcaredevelop evidence, demonstrate effectiveness, manage safety and prove productvalue through registries, Phase IV studies, risk management and coverageunder protocol programs. An Outcome registry received the 2004 InnovationAward from the Department of Health and Human Services. With more than 1.5million patients enrolled in studies powered by Outcome and close to 3,000sites logging on to the Outcome system daily, the Company provides the mostwidely used solutions in the post-approval market. For more information,please visit www.outcome.com.