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eSource in the Age of Complexity

When a study coordinator uses eSource, he or she enters data into an electronic system like an electronic medical record or tablet computer, rather than onto paper. Data can then be transferred from the eSource system into the electronic case report (eCRF) system (also known as the electronic data capture (EDC) system), thus eliminating the costly and error-prone step of transcribing data from paper source documents into eCRF forms.

Read the rest of the article in the Journal of Clinical Research Best Practices.