Apps turn iPads & iPods into consent & compliance tools

By Nick Taylor

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Systemedicus has developed informed consent and patient compliance apps for iPads and iPods and is looking to license the tools to CROs and sponsors.

Apps developed by Systemedicus, a spin-out from natural health products contract research organisation (CRO) Medicus, turn iPads and iPods into tools for a variety of clinical trial tasks. Medicus has been using the tools on its own clinical trials and is now looking to expand use.

We are in the process of licensing [the products] out to other CROs and sponsors. We’ve seen a high level of interest because it answers a lot of questions that could never be determined before​”, Jay Udani, CEO of Systemedicus and Medicus Research, told Outsourcing-Pharma.

For example, the patient compliance device proves the patient took a pill everyday by recording a video of them taking each dose. Other tools developed by Systemedicus​cover informed consent and data collection.

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