Electronic Patient-Reported Outcome (ePRO) Consortium


At a Glance
  • Status: Active Consortium
  • Year Launched: 2010
  • Initiating Organization: c-PATH
  • Initiator Type: Government
  • No disease focus
  • Location: North America

Abstract

The Electronic Patient-Reported Outcome (ePRO) Consortium was established by the Critical Path Institute (C-Path) in 2010. Along with C-Path, the members of the ePRO Consortium are firms that provide electronic data collection technologies and services for capturing patient-reported outcome (PRO) and other clinical outcome assessment (COA) data in clinical trials. C-Path’s role in the ePRO Consortium is to serve as a recognized and respected neutral third party that provides overall administrative support and oversight. C-Path provides a director, who is responsible for the overall management of the Consortium. The director and her staff coordinate all projects and provide financial oversight, project management, and scientific oversight/consultation. Working with the ePRO Consortium participants, C-Path will facilitate the development and publication of scientific articles and supporting materials from the projects undertaken by the ePRO Consortium.

Mission

The mission of the ePRO Consortium is to advance the science of clinical trial endpoint assessment by collaboratively supporting and conducting research, designing, and delivering educational opportunities, and developing and disseminating best practice recommendations for electronic collection of clinical outcome data.

The ePRO Consortium provides a pre-competitive environment in which a critical mass of experts can collaborate to generate measurement equivalence data, develop specification documents and data standards, and provide guidance on methodological considerations related to ePRO applications. All of these activities are aimed at enhancing the quality, practicality, and acceptability of electronic capture of clinical trial endpoint data. The ePRO Consortium works closely with C-Path’s PRO Consortium to make the PRO instruments emerging from its therapeutic area working groups available in multiple data collection formats. The overarching aim is to enhance public health by optimizing the value of PRO data in medical product evaluation and clinical decision-making.

Structure & Governance

Established and governed by the Critical Path Institute

Financing

As an independent 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, C-Path relies upon funding from a diverse array of funders who share a common belief: the path therapies travel to reach patients can be improved.

Intellectual Property

e-PRO works in a pre-competitive environment

Points of Contact

1730 E. River Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85718
520 547-3440
520 547-3456
info@c-path.org

Sponsors & Partners

assistek

Biomedical Systems

Bracket

CRF Health

ERT

ICON

MedAvante, Inc.

Medidata Solutions, Inc.

Parexel Informatics

YPrime


Last Updated: 06/19/2017

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