A Brief Introduction to Clinical Nomenclatures

Vocabulary management systems in electronic health records (EHRs) standardize how medical information is communicated. Although primarily intended to improve patient care, they also benefit researchers by bringing structure to complicated, nuanced, and dynamic health data. Built into EHR software, vocabulary management [...]

RexStudy: Improved Scalability with Facebook’s React Platform

RexStudy 2.x and 3.x saw increases in the number of users and complexity of datasets being generated. In response to this, our Engineers have leveraged the React platform to completely redesign the RexStudy framework. React is an open-source JavaScript library [...]

RexStudy: Completely Redesigned Visit and To-Do Generation

We’ve been busy working behind the scenes of RexStudy to improve the usability design of a complex, but valuable tool for study managers—automatic visit and to-do generation. Until now, visits and to-dos were automatically generated for a participant as soon [...]

RexStudy: Increased Staff Management with Archiving

We are excited to announce the inclusion of an archive user function in RexStudy. Research teams are often fluid, with members joining, leaving, and re-joining regularly throughout the term of a study. When a team member departs, care needs to [...]

RexStudy: Save Time by Using “Preview Calculations” During Data Entry

Consistent and accurate scoring of assessments—especially ones with complex branching logic and lookup tables—is critical to maintaining the highest level of data quality. But what’s even more helpful is being able to preview calculations, such as summary scores, while you [...]

RexStudy: A More Robust (and Sensible) Way to Track Study Changes and Versioning

Let’s face it, change happens. A lot. Regardless of how much effort we spend pouring over preliminary results, writing protocols in excruciating detail, or testing and re-testing our surveys, we know that change during our study is inevitable. And that’s [...]

Introducing “Clone Requirements” for Even Faster Study Configuration

There are many instances when the same or similar set of requirements exists across several groups of participants (e.g., “obtain consent”, “complete medical history”), and/or multiple time-points (e.g., “draw blood”), as in a longitudinal study. Rather than define sets of [...]

RexStudy: Researchers Provided More Control and Flexibility With Latest UI Enhancements

Version 4.15 of RexStudy introduces a significantly redesigned user interface that focuses on providing the user with a lot more control. With the guidance of our fantastic Design Control team, we’ve phased out the lengthy sidebar menu in favor of [...]

NLP: Tapping Into EHR Text Fields

Electronic health records (EHRs) are digitizing valuable medical data on a massive scale. However, up to 70% of meaningful information for medical registries, outcomes researchers, and clinicians is held within practitioner notes. These free text fields are unstructured, so there [...]

Our Top 5 Rules for Stress-Free NDAR Data Submission

After many years of experience submitting to NDAR, Prometheus has learned a thing or two. With that knowledge we’ve put together a list of tips for approaching your NDAR data submission. With these tools in your back pocket, there’s no [...]