Data Management

Westat is trusted to develop and manage cost-effective, efficient, optimally designed data management systems that deliver robust data with rigour and transparency.

Your study’s credibility depends on the quality of the data collected. Westat’s data management team brings years of expertise to the table to ensure your trial’s data collection systems are optimally designed to collect critical variables, and adhere to the highest quality standards.

Data Capture, Reporting, and Documentation

Westat provides comprehensive data management services and products, including:

  • Data Management Plans detailing all aspects of data collection and cleaning
  • Electronic case report forms (eCRFs)
  • Electronic data capture (EDC) database
  • Programming data edit checks for data queries
  • Medical coding
  • Importing external data (i.e., labs, ePRO data, etc.)
  • Continuous data cleaning to ensure readiness for data delivery at any time
  • Study status summary and dashboard reports
  • Data quality/site metrics assessment reports
  • Clean data for publications and manuscripts

Customized Data Solutions

Westat data managers work with you to recommend an appropriate EDC solution for each clinical trial based on size, complexity, regulatory requirements, and services required. Our expertise developing EDC solutions spans multiple systems, including:

  • Medidata Rave
  • Oracle Clinical
  • Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) Cloud

Data Compliance

As a gold member of the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC), Westat has expertise in developing Clinical Data Acquisition Standards Harmonization (CDASH)-compliant eCRFs. This facilitates the creation of the CDISC data package adhering to the Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM) and Analysis Data Model (ADaM) for FDA submission.

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