CTNeT’s contract with Medidata includes the use of Medidata Grants Manager to plan investigational site reimbursement budgets using proprietary PICAS data.

Medidata’s CTMS is used to plan, operationally manage and track progress of trials and streamline site visits and payments.

The contract also includes the use of Medidata Balance to randomize patients treatment allocation and manage the supply of drugs to sites, while Medidata Rave to facilitate electronic data capture (EDC) as patients visit sites, report serious adverse events (SAEs) using Rave Safety Gateway and manage data cleaning with tools such as Rave Targeted SDV.

CTNeT vice president and chief operating officer Patricia Winger said after recently completing training on a number of Medidata modules, the company’s staff was impressed with the user-friendly interface of Medidata’s EDC system along with its online training tools, and felt that it would make it easier for its network sites to use.