New Reality of Remote Audits

This morning, Prelude attended a meeting on the new reality of remote audits and inspections. In the past, remote auditing of sites was viewed as a nice capability. As many in the industry are now learning, remote capabilities are now a necessity.

Prelude Registry Featured on Animal Planet

We were excited to see that the Great Ape Heart Project (GAHP) was featured in an episode of Animal Planet’s “The Zoo – San Diego”! Cardiovascular disease has long been recognized as an issue for Great Apes, and the GAHP registry is used to record and monitor the...

How to Make the Most of Remote Trials During COVID-19

For years, technology’s detractors have bemoaned the loss of in-person interaction. While we admit this has been an issue on occasion, it’s now an asset to moving important clinical research forward.  Many human and animal health studies are either still done on paper...

How NOT to Design eCRFs

There are so many ways to design electronic CRFs. Perhaps by looking at how NOT to design them, we can come up with some fresh ideas for how to make your next study a smashing success.
Fail to consider how well the forms will function on handheld devices.

Your 5-Minute Guide to Digital Paper

The main purpose of Digital Paper is to give investigators in the field a place to synchronously record their findings as they perform physical exams on animals in places where there is limited internet available (e.g., horses out in the country) without having to write it on physical paper then transcribe it later.

Mid-Study Updates: Where Can a Batch Edit Check Play a Part?

Have you ever worried about how a mid-study update to calculations or constraints might be implemented without affecting any previously entered data? Hopefully, this overview of batch edit checks will give you a good idea what options are available to you when...

How Can Document Management Simplify Your Study?

Streamline data-capture by using Vision’s built-in documents manager. You can keep all of your data and communications in one, easy-to-navigate place. Not only will assigned users have instant access to communications and updates, but you will be able to track who has viewed or edited what.

How Can the Dynamic Drop-Down Menu be Utilized in a Study?

            VISION’s user-friendly tools for customizing forms includes a handy tool known as the dynamic drop-down. This deceivingly simple field packs a lot of punch. While you can leave the drop-down menu as just that, a menu and nothing more, did you know that you can also use this menu to populate other fields or even populate it from other fields?

What is the Purpose of User Acceptance Testing?

The importance of testing all aspects and features of a study before Go-Live cannot be over-emphasized. That being said, testing can be a very messy process. If not undertaken with a great deal of planning and documentation, the whole process of testing a study can be...

Feedback and SRD Field Spec as Story Tellers of the Study Build

The study build is the most volatile and, therefore, the most important part of the study’s life cycle. Keeping a good record of the build gives the rest of the study a fighting chance at success. It’s a time for testing, training, re-testing, amending, testing and...