Gartner Research

Considerations in Moving Forward With Electronic Patient Reported Outcomes

Published: 23 February 2010

ID: G00173490

Analyst(s): Steven Lefebure


Life science companies are pursuing more-challenging clinical trial protocols, and ePRO is a key consideration for implementing more-flexible trials, improving execution speed and improving patient adherence to protocols. Moving forward requires consideration of key issues.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Drivers for Adoption
  • Where Should Ownership of ePRO Reside?
  • Implications in Adoption and Use
  • Modes of Technology and Considerations
  • Incorporating ePRO Into the Clinical Architecture
    • Key Principles for the Transition From Paper to ePRO
  • Criteria for Selecting an ePRO Solution Provider
  • Types of Solution and Technology Providers
  • Recommendations

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