5 Critical Questions Small to Mid-Sized Sponsors Need to Ask When Evaluating an EDC Provider

Life Sciences, Clinical Trials, Pharmaceutical,
  • Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Starting up a new study or successfully completing one study phase and advancing to the next can be a challenging time for sponsors. Choosing the right electronic data capture (EDC) provider to partner with plays an important role with downstream effects in determining how fast a new drug makes it to market. During this webinar, sponsors will learn critical questions to ask when evaluating a current or new EDC provider and what key capabilities are necessary to reduce the risk of study failure and achieve a faster database lock.


Joby John, Senior Director, Technology Operations, Bioclinica

Dr. Joby John has been working in the clinical research Industry for 14 years. She is currently working as a Senior Director, eHealth Operations at Bioclinica, based in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. She studied Dentistry at Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India. After her studies, she spent 12 years with Accenture Life Sciences in various roles including managing teams delivering services in CDM, SDTM, SAS and regulatory operations. She is a dentist by education and has attained a Bachelor of Dental Surgery at Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.

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Ian Parnacott, PMP, Director, EDC Service Delivery, Bioclinica

Ian Parnacott, PMP, Director of EDC Service Delivery has overall responsibility for the service delivery of Bioclinica’s EDC product. Ian and his team work hand in hand with sponsor and CRO project teams, third party vendors and internal resources throughout all phases of an EDC study lifecycle.

Ian attained his PMP certification in 2012 and has been with Bioclinica for over 11 years performing and overseeing EDC and project management functions. Currently located in London, England, Ian spent 15 years living and working in Philadelphia, USA.

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Who Should Attend?

  • Head/VP Clinical Operations
  • VP/Director of Clinical Data Management/Biometrics
  • VP/Director of Procurement
  • Trial Director/Manager



What You Will Learn

Join this webinar to learn:

  • Critical questions to ask when evaluating a current or new EDC provider
  • What key capabilities are necessary to reduce the risk of study failure 
  • How to achieve a faster database lock  

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Bioclinica is a global life sciences solution provider that utilizes science and technology to bring clarity to clinical trials – helping companies to develop new life-improving therapies more efficiently and safely. Successful clinical trials require the ability to see key details and uncover hidden insights, and Bioclinica’s hundreds of experienced scientific, medical, and domain experts bring unmatched insight across the development lifecycle, from the initial protocol to post-approval.  The company’s cloud-based offerings include medical imaging; cardiac safety; clinical adjudication; randomization and trial supply management and optimization; electronic and eSource data capture; site payments and forecasting; pharmacovigilance; trial management; and risk-based monitoring solutions. A true multifaceted partner to trial sponsors and Contract Research Organizations (CROs), Bioclinica offers an integrated App xChange partner ecosystem, a global network of research sites, patient recruitment services, and post-approval research expertise to provide committed, detail-focused service through all stages of drug development.  The company’s thousands of employees serve more than 400 pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device organizations – including all of the top 20 biopharmaceutical companies and leading CROs – through a network of offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

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