source data verification


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source data verification

The process of ensuring that data accurately represents the source data from which it was derived .
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This will not only eliminate the need to manually transcribe patient data into an EDC system which can be days or weeks after the patient visit but will also cut costly and time-consuming onsite source data verification by clinical monitors.
By providing tools to automate edit-checking, remotely query sites' data entries and accelerate source data verification, single EDC/CDM solutions such as Medidata Rave have significantly improved monitors' ability to work with sites to expedite the availability of clean data.
Policy changes are also already happening in pharma with more companies making a switch to risk-based management (RBM) from the less efficient process of source data verification, just one way were seeing reactions to outdated processes and an attempt to modernize the industry.