CTMS (Clinical Trial Management System)

What is a CTMS? Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) is a technology solution used to streamline clinical trials by centralizing the management process through web-based software.

What does a CTMS do?

It allows the management of different aspects of clinical research, including:

  • Planning of timelines.
  • Providing a database for investigators and research sites.
  • Subject recruitment.
  • Capturing and tracking data.
  • Trend analysis.
  • Ensuring fulfillment of requirements for compliance with government regulations.
  • Budget management and billing compliance.

The structure of the CTMS can be simple or more comprehensive, and can be customized to the needs of the organization.


What are the advantages of using a CTMS (Clinical Trial Management System)?

CTMS’s prevent duplication of data while allowing for validation from different sources and eliminating discrepancies. Standardization of management through the CTMS results in the reduction of errors and increases the efficiency of business processes. As the CTMS provides a central location for data, it can be used across multiple research sites, enabling real-time decision- making and reducing the time and cost required to gather information.

VialConnect: Vial's Clinical Trials Management Platform

What is VialConnect?

VialConnect is a clinical trial management platform that helps clinical research sites find and track patients, manage study finances, and more. VialConnect can save research teams time and streamline study recruiting.

Who is VialConnect for?

VialConnect was built for clinical research coordinators, associates, and principal investigators. The CTMS was created based on the feedback from current PIs and CRCs about what they wanted in a CTMS: intuitiveness, customizability, integrations, and extensive reporting capabilities.

What is included in VialConnect?

  • A customizable CTMS (clinical trials management system) that powers core workflows and provides operational visibility.
  • A HIPAA-compliant EMR filtering tool making it easier to sort potential trial subjects.

What features are included in the CTMS?

  • Clinical trial scheduling
  • Patient database
  • Patient tracking
  • Trial tracking
  • Financial and operational reporting
  • Invoicing capabilities

How much is VialConnect?

Source: Wieczerzak, M. (2021, January 4). Electronic Clinical Trial Management Systems: The Basics, Needs, and Outputs. SOCRA. Retrieved January 24, 2022, from https://www.socra.org/blog/electronic-clinical-trial-management-systems-the-basics-needs-and-outputs/