Pour qui ?

Les entreprises d'appareils médicaux, les petites sociétés de recherche contractuelle (CRO), les start-ups du secteur de la biotechnologie et les chercheurs universitaires du monde entier.

Notes moyennes

89 avis
  • Note globale 4.6 / 5
  • Facilité d'utilisation 4.7 / 5
  • Service client 4.9 / 5
  • Fonctionnalités 4.4 / 5
  • Rapport qualité-prix 4.7 / 5

Informations sur le produit

  • Version gratuite Oui
  • Version d'essai gratuite Oui, obtenez un essai gratuit
  • Déploiement Cloud, SaaS, web
  • Formation Formation présentielle
    Formation en ligne en direct
    Webinaires
    Documentation
  • Ressources d'aide Support en horaire de bureau
    En ligne

Informations sur l'éditeur

  • Castor
  • https://www.castoredc.com/
  • Fondé en 2011

En savoir plus sur Castor EDC

Un système de saisie électronique des données pour les essais cliniques adapté aux mobiles. Conçu par des chercheurs, pour des chercheurs.

Les fonctionnalités comprennent la création d'eCFR en libre-service (création de formulaires), la distribution aléatoire, l'ePro (enquêtes auprès des patients), le monitoring, l'importation et l'exportation faciles de données, l'importation de données du dossier médical partagé (basé sur HL7 FHIR), les pistes de vérification, la gestion des utilisateurs et bien d'autres choses encore.

Le système est entièrement certifié ISO 27001, BPC et 21 CFR et il a des serveurs aux États-Unis (conformes HIPAA), au Royaume-Uni, aux Pays-Bas et en Allemagne.

Les petites études sont gratuites dans Castor EDC !

Castor EDC - Fonctionnalités

  • Base de données de patients
  • Conforme HIPAA
  • Conformité 21 CFR Part 11
  • Gestion des documents
  • Gestion des inscriptions
  • Gestion des recrutements
  • Monitoring
  • Plan d'études
  • Planification
  • Saisie électronique des données
  • Gestion des formulaires
  • Gestion des études
  • Imagerie de documents
  • Indexation de documents
  • Piste d'audit
  • Saisie de données
  • Saisie décentralisée
  • Saisie à distance
  • Suivi des dossiers
  • Vérification de données

Avis les plus utiles sur Castor EDC

High-quality, compliant and affordable EDC

Publié le 26/10/2018
Lisa M.
Vice President, Clinical and Medical Affairs
Produits pharmaceutiques, 13-50 employés
Temps d'utilisation du produit: plus d'un an
Provenance de l'utilisateur 
5/5
Note globale
4 / 5
Facilité d'utilisation
4 / 5
Fonctionnalités
5 / 5
Support client
5 / 5
Rapport qualité-prix
Probabilité de recommander le produit :
Très faible Très élevée

Commentaires: Very positive. It's a compliant, easy to use, intuitive system that is affordable.

Avantages: After a quick initial learning curve the system is easy to build out without having someone on staff that is an IT expert. Our clinical study managers are able to build out each study with little to no help from Castor. The database is easy to use by both clinical sites and sponsors. The company continues to improve the features of the system and provide webcasts to review the changes and answer user questions. The value can't be beat. As an early-stage start up company we are happy to have found a high-quality compliant system we can afford.

Inconvénients: The one feature we feel is lacking is the ability of an investigator to "batch approve" once they have reviewed the data. It is labor intensive to approve each study visit and each record generated. Other systems provide this ability and investigator's expect this from all systems.

Réponse de l'éditeur

envoyé par Castor le 02/01/2019

Dear Lisa,

Thank you for the positive review and for outlining all the aspects of our system that we pride ourselves on!

We indeed offer regular webinars, help from our support team, and an extensive online manual with the aim that every user creates a database on their own in no time!

Bulk actions is a good point, definitely something we are working on (for records, reports, and surveys!). We are also doing a make-over of the entire navigation in Castor in order to improve the design and intuitiveness of the system and to make that learning curve even steeper!

Thank you for the 5 stars!

Elena Kochova, MD
Customer Success Manager

Castor EDC - user friendly, with lots of options and a great helpdesk

Publié le 08/08/2019
Rosaline V.
Trial Coordinator Wetenschapsbureau
Hôpitaux et soins de santé, 1 001-5 000 employés
Temps d'utilisation du produit: plus d'un an
Provenance de l'utilisateur 
4/5
Note globale
5 / 5
Facilité d'utilisation
4 / 5
Fonctionnalités
5 / 5
Support client
5 / 5
Rapport qualité-prix
Probabilité de recommander le produit :
Très faible Très élevée

Commentaires: Before they were using Castor EDC in this hospital, not everyone was working GCP-proof. With Castor EDC, they do. Benefits are that I can re-use some of the previously created eCRFs, which saves a lot of time and promotes standardization of databases.

Avantages: The software is user friendly, and it is clear that (medical) researchers were involved in the development of the software - which is very convenient.
The software offers a lot of options, so users can design their own eCRF and databases.
The manual offer a lot of information if you do not know you to create something you have in mind. Moreover, the helpdesk is Always very quick in responding to your questions.
What I also appreciate is that Castor EDC is open for any suggestions for improvement.

Inconvénients: I do miss some options that I appreciated a lot while working with other similar software (in other hospitals). However, a pro is that I have mentioned those to the helpdesk and either they responded that they will incorporate them in future, or put them on a whish list, or they provided me a kind of work around. Unfortunately, not all the options I appreciated in the other software will be incorporated.

Réponse de l'éditeur

envoyé par Castor le 25/10/2019

Dear Rosaline,

Thank you for your review - we are indeed focused on compliance and data standardization, so thank you for pointing that out.

We are developing Castor continuously so we hope that the features you are missing will be there soon! In the meantime, please do continue to give us feedback.

Best,
Elena

A reliable database for all types of studies

Publié le 15/08/2019
Robin K.
PhD Candidate and Lecturer
Santé, bien-être et fitness, 1 001-5 000 employés
Temps d'utilisation du produit: plus de deux ans
Provenance de l'utilisateur 
4/5
Note globale
5 / 5
Facilité d'utilisation
5 / 5
Fonctionnalités
5 / 5
Support client
5 / 5
Rapport qualité-prix
Probabilité de recommander le produit :
Très faible Très élevée

Commentaires: Dont let the cons bother you too much. Its a future proof software which every researcher should seriously consider using.

Avantages: + Ease of use, it didnt take long to master it.
+ Castor EDC is supported by many companies as a reliable partner.
+ Castor keeps updating its product and services in order to keep up with developments in research law and good clinical practice.
+ No more paper! (Or rather.. less paper)
+ The ability to create case report forms of measurement instruments for future use in other studies.
+ Large amount of options for all types of studies.

Inconvénients: - The way the database is set up enforces the user to decide how he/she wants her data to be exported.
- The system is not really designed for a high amount of measurements per step. It leads to some lagg in inserting data and it will nog let you make entire steps missing when applicable -> meaning you have to tag every single item as missing which is not very efficient.
- The use of previously used/exported CRFs is still in development. For instance, only entire steps can be exported for future use though often steps contain multiple instruments or measurements.

Castor is an indispensable tool for clinical research!

Publié le 21/01/2019
Sjors K.
MD, Research Fellow/PhD Candidate
Hôpitaux et soins de santé, 10 001+ employés
Temps d'utilisation du produit: plus de deux ans
Provenance de l'utilisateur 
5/5
Note globale
4 / 5
Facilité d'utilisation
4 / 5
Fonctionnalités
5 / 5
Support client
5 / 5
Rapport qualité-prix
Probabilité de recommander le produit :
Très faible Très élevée

Commentaires: I used the platform for 5 international retrospective multi-center cohort studies and it was a great experience to see how researchers at all the participating centers interacted so easily with the software. Everyone loved it.

Avantages: Castor is a GDPR compliant tool to capture and store baseline characteristics, patient surveys, and clinical outcomes. It's affordable, easy to set up and easy to use. What I love most about it is that it improves the study quality so much compared to traditional methods of data capturing. I also love all the automatic calculations (e.g. age from date of birth and procedure date) the system can perform. The ePro feature to send out surveys to patients directly is great!

Inconvénients: The platform could be even better if it offered functionality to design/structure all variables, definitions, input value options, and calculations in Excel and upload it to Castor. This would make it so much easier to translate (parts) of existing databases to new projects. Also, I missed an option to directly export the database to STATA. Castor currently only supports CSV/Excel/SPSS. Otherwise, no cons.

Réponse de l'éditeur

envoyé par Castor le 09/04/2019

Hi Sjors,

Thank you for your positive review! It's good to hear that you have used Castor for so many multicenter studies and that all users were happy with the platform. We hope you conduct many more successful studies in the future!

We actually have an internal method to transform existing 'Excel' databases into Castor and we do offer such transformations. Please get in touch and we can lead you through the process!

Best regards,
Elena Kochova, MD
Customer Success Manager

Easy to use and well designed

Publié le 02/05/2019
Bill H.
CEO
Biotechnologie, 2-10 employés
Temps d'utilisation du produit: 1 à 5 mois
Provenance de l'utilisateur 
5/5
Note globale
5 / 5
Facilité d'utilisation
4 / 5
Fonctionnalités
4 / 5
Support client
5 / 5
Rapport qualité-prix
Probabilité de recommander le produit :
Très faible Très élevée

Avantages: We are a small start-up company and the task of setting up our study fell on me, a person with absolutely no experience with EDC systems. After doing a little research we selected Castor EDC because it seemed easy to use and the price was right for us. Castor EDC has been everything we've hoped it would be. It is easy to learn and set-up. Our study sites have liked it and found it very easy to use. It is feature complete doing everything we have wanted to do. One concern we had was that the company has no US-based support and we are on the West coast. As such, getting support in real-time is really not an option. I was also concerned about possible language barriers. Those initial concerns have not materialized to be realities. On the three occasions I have required support, I have received it within 24 hours, via email. Each time the answer I received was complete and they addressed my question on the first response. Overall, we are very satisfied.

Inconvénients: I have two fairly nit picky issues: 1. Setting up user rights is a bit clunky. It is very flexible, which I love, but a bit clunky.
2. Dependencies and validations are limited to a single field and the logic is very limited. On the plus side, one can work around those limitations with hidden calculations.

Réponse de l'éditeur

envoyé par Castor le 03/05/2019

Hi Bill,

Thank you so much for you review. We are very happy to be able to help your business with such an important element of your journey towards getting Alibrex to market. I will be in touch soon for a personal introduction.

Please know, while not immediate, we do plan to redesign the validation and dependency builder. In the mean time, as you mentioned, multi-variate edit checks and dependencies can be scripted using calculation fields.

Derk Arts, MD PhD
CEO Castor EDC

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