Quartesian LLC Executes Multi-Year Enterprise Agreement with Medrio, Securing Access to Innovative eClinical Functionality and Support Services

prweb | April 17, 2019

Quartesian LLC, a full-service contract research organization (CRO) providing data management, biostatistics, and other services to clinical trial sponsors, has entered into a multi-year agreement with Medrio, a leading provider of eClinical technology for clinical trials. The agreement will enable Quartesian, a member of Medrio’s Certified Partner Program, to leverage the full range of Medrio’s products including EDC, eConsent, ePRO, and Direct Data Capture (DDC) to support their clients in the emerging growth biotech and pharma spaces. “The Medrio system will be a key asset in our efforts to compress timelines, reduce costs, and improve data cleanliness in our clinical trials, enabling us to deliver top-quality services to our clients and free up resources to work more productively,” commented Stephen Boccardo, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Commercial Strategy at Quartesian. “We fully expect our partnership with Medrio over the course of this agreement to be fulfilling and mutually beneficial.” The agreement also enables Quartesian, as a member of the Medrio Partner Program, to access a wide range of exclusive support services geared toward facilitating new connections between CROs and study sponsors. “We’re excited to announce this multi-year partnership between Quartesian and Medrio,” commented Steve Geffon, Chief Commercial Officer at Medrio. “By leveraging the functionality of Medrio’s eClinical platform and the support services of the Certified Partner Program, we expect Quartesian to be successful in exceeding their corporate objectives.”

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