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Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1993 : 659–662.
PMCID: PMC2850658

Data management in multi-center clinical trials and the role of a nation-wide computer network. A 5 year evaluation.


Multidisciplinary collaboration in multi-center trials needs a formalized data management structure to ensure true progress monitoring and high quality research data. Cadans, a customized facility for data management, related to the Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of the Netherlands, designed a computer-based data management system for multidisciplinary multi-center collaborative research projects. In this paper we describe the system and the role of integrated access to research databases on a data network. Areas of concern are also discussed.

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