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Companies Partner Up to Automate Coding

September 28, 2007
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Netrics (Princeton, N.J.), a provider of intelligent database record matching software, has formed a partnership with SigmaSoft International in an effort to help organizations meet the compliance standards for pharmaceutical and medical device clinical trial data.

The two companies have collaborated on a new auto encoder/browser for defining MedDRA and WHODrug terminology, designed to automate the coding of adverse event and concomitant medication terminology.

According to SigmaSoft (Chicago), a global supplier of data management software solutions for clinical trials, its auto encoder/browser can search tens of thousands of highly complex medical terms, intuitively correcting human errors, and find correct matches instantly - despite data errors and inconsistencies.

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