April 12, 2022
What If You Could Divorce Your Printer?
Imagine a world where the distribution, signing and filing of clinical trial documents is completed without printing a single page. A world where you have access to a comprehensive suite of study information through a single app, accessed via your mobile phone, wherever you are. An app that simplifies the management of clinical trials and facilitates more time spent on study monitoring, driving efficiencies or most importantly, patient care. Clinical trials can and should be simpler, particularly when we consider the rapid pace of the evolving industry landscape.
Industry insights tell us that most study stakeholders perceive clinical trial management as fragmented and overly complicated. Clinical trial staff face laborious paper trails, wet signature requirements, endless training acknowledgments and wholly disconnected portals. Repetition of tasks pertaining to document handling is a significant problem and a solution remains as yet, evasive. The ‘receive, read, acknowledge, print, sign, scan, save, send’ document trail is painfully familiar. What’s more, communication is often slow, manual, and inefficient. Subsequently, necessary changes are reactive and limited visibility exists for proactive decision-making.
Clinical trial staff are fatigued and frustrated. At best, they have access to technology that only supports certain elements of the trial process. At worst, clinical trial staff suffer the burden of continuously navigating multiple siloed systems, paper documents, portals, passwords, and files. This results in less time fulfilling their vital role. Less time using their skillset to deliver a successful clinical trial, on time, within budget and with patients at the epicentre.
At Teckro, our vision is to modernize and simplify clinical trials. Teckro wants to give time back to busy clinical trial staff by reducing the burden of documentation management and streamlining the process by which these documents advance through the trial life cycle.
Providing immediate access to digitized, searchable documents at the point of care ensures more time with patients and less time sourcing portal-locked answers from other areas of the clinic. Quick, easy communication with other study members directly from a mobile phone reduces time spent waiting for answers and enables better decisions.
On the Horizon
Teckro plans to eliminate your document management woes and become the single source of truth for your study. We want to reduce the document burden for clinical trial staff and make the paper trail more efficient and less repetitious, while maintaining compliance and inspection readiness.
- Comprehensive self-service study management
- Acknowledgment and sign off capabilities
- Full digitization of study documents
- Integrated exportable records
- Robust communication and feedback loops between all study stakeholders
Take a Seat at the Table
That’s where you come in! We’re working hard to solve these problems and recognize the invaluable input of our users during the process. We want to supply what our industry truly needs – who can illustrate this better than our users? We’re excited to work collaboratively with CRCs & CRAs at the upcoming ACRP conference, gaining first-hand insight from those on the front line of clinical research. Collectively, we will consider broader opportunities, and work together to design a future of Teckro that solves these key industry challenges. Join us!
Rory McConnell has a product management background in Communications at Messaging at Skype and Microsoft, and Program Management experience in Customer Experience at Dropbox. As a BCOMM graduate from University College Dublin and a fan of all things sports and outdoors, Rory is driven to succeed in everything undertaken in life and work.