ZyDoc Extends Clinical Data Center For Pharmaceutical Research

ZyDoc, an award-winning technology leader in e-Transcription and Automated Medical Documentation Solutions, announced that it will be offering a customizable suite of clinical data solutions, MedDocTM designed to fulfill the needs of the pharmaceutical industry. The solutions will be used for clinical and marketing research, FDA studies, and post-approval drug monitoring. Currently, these systems are used by physicians for transcription and extended value of EMR (electronic medical records) and PAC systems by allowing the doctors to expedite data capture into the systems with dictation.

Hauppauge, New York (PRWEB) August 10, 2005 -- ZyDoc, an award-winning technology leader in e-Transcription and Automated Medical Documentation Solutions, announced that it will be offering a customizable suite of clinical data solutions, MedDocTM designed to fulfill the needs of the pharmaceutical industry. The solutions will be used for clinical and marketing research, FDA studies, and post-approval drug monitoring. Currently, these systems are used by physicians for transcription and extended value of EMR (electronic medical records) and PAC systems by allowing the doctors to expedite data capture into the systems with dictation.

James Maisel, M.D., Chairman of ZyDoc explains, "ZyDoc is delighted to offer our distinctive technology to the pharmaceutical industry. The companies innovative solutions allow a pharmaceutical company to effortlessly initiate an FDA study with web-based training with documentation, distribution of protocols, consents, and updates to an unlimited numbers of physicians from a centralized point. This remarkable solution is also well suited for physicians and eliminates their travel requirements for education and training. ZyDoc serves as the third-party administrator for the clinical studies, handling HIPAA requirements, and Business Associates Agreements with physicians and patients.

ZyDoc has over 10 years of experience in working with physicians who want to document their medical encounters quickly and efficiently. ZyDoc offers low risk, high productivity solutions focused on dictation for data capture involving no change in work habits, infrastructure cost, outlays or extensive training. The company converts the dictations into web-based forms and enters the information into a relational database allowing searches on any data combinations. This provides an effective means for post approval monitoring of drug use and complications. The web-based TrackDoc system offers substantial advantages to physicians and investigator over traditional alternatives and can be implemented in days. These solutions are suitable for 100% of physicians and require no IT experience or internal support. ZyDoc solutions seem like a transcription service on the front end to the physicians and have all the advantages of traditional formal clinical investigational studies. All data is easily shared with other providers or investigators and will ultimately result in larger studies, implemented faster with lower costs."

According to Steve Koski, CEO and president of ZyDoc, "The ZyDoc technology platform offers a number of advantages to pharmaceutical companies over traditional FDA studies in terms of the ease of implementation, operations, total costs, quality, speed of care, and disaster recovery. The solutions require no software or IT personnel, and are compatible with all PCs and operating systems with Internet browser capability. There is no training involved or complicated software to customize or learn. Doctors can start dictating data immediately after enrollment using 800 toll free dialup or digital handheld recorder. Documents are always available on the Internet with HIPAA secure connections, and can be reviewed and signed remotely. The documents can also be automatically downloaded and printed to a PC, electronically signed, faxed, or shared with authorized caregivers over the Internet. Data can also be stripped of PHI (personal health information) and caregivers for HIPAA and ethical requirements. The ZyDoc carrier class data center has proven reliable without failure over the past year and was operational even during the Northeast blackout of 2003."

Availability

ZyDoc is offering MedDoc immediately to pharmaceutical companies. Current ZyDoc transcription clients are interested in enrolling in clinical investigations in all specialties. Investigators can contact the ZyDoc data center at 631-273-6125. Doctors can start data collection immediately with the TelDoc 800 service or use low-cost digital handheld recorders. ZyDoc provides multimedia demonstrations, training, and support via the Internet at http://ZyDoc.webex.com. For more information on ZyDoc Clinical Data Solutions, visit www.ZyDoc.com.

About ZyDoc.com Corporation.

ZyDoc is a transcription service and software development company providing e-Transcription, automated electronic health record (EHR), documentation, and infrastructure ASP legacy-replacement solutions. Physicians, transcriptionists, and other healthcare professionals use these services to produce, organize, and distribute multi-specialty patient electronic medical records (EMR) sees in Community Health Information Networks (CHIN). ZyDoc solves the PC literacy, data entry bottleneck, implementation, and cost issues that plague other clinical documentation and transcription companies. The company uses transparent embedded technology that leverages front and back-end speech recognition, workflow enhancements, and the Internet. ZyDoc is a development partner with SUNY Computer Sciences at Stony Brook, Microsoft Solutions Partner, ScanSoft Platinum Dealer, and an IBM Speech Premier Business Partner. In 2004, ZyDoc was ranked third nationally in medical transcription by The Medical Records Institute. ZyDoc has won other awards and was named The Healthcare Tablet Application of 2003.

Press contacts:
James M. Maisel, M.D.
Chairman, ZyDoc.com
1455 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11749
www.ZyDoc.com
jmaisel @ zydoc.com
631-273-1963
SOURCE: ZyDoc

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