SOURCE: PHT Corporation

May 12, 2008 13:20 ET

PHT Corporation Co-Sponsors Oncology Research Seminar; Vice President Sheila Rocchio to Address Vital Need for eDiaries in Oncology Trials

Industry Leader PHT Partners With ICON, eRT to Host "Partnering in Oncology: Data to Drive Decisions" With Featured Speaker Ken Getz of the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - May 12, 2008) - Today and tomorrow, PHT Corporation is co-hosting an informative day of talks and active discussion on the latest trends and most effective strategies and approaches for oncology clinical research. PHT is the market-leading provider of electronic patient reported outcome (ePRO) solutions used in more than 345 clinical trials worldwide. PHT is sponsoring the seminars with ICON and Research Technology, Inc. (eRT). Speakers include noted industry expert Ken Getz of the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development.

Sheila Rocchio, PHT's Vice President of Product Management and Marketing, will discuss "Capturing the Voice of Patients: The Value of Patent Reported Outcome in Oncology Trials." Cardiac safety industry expert Jeffrey Litwin, M.D., F.A.C.C., Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of eRT, and imaging thought leader David La Point, Senior Vice President of Client Services at ICON, will discuss issues relevant to oncology clinical trials.

The conference takes place in California on May 12 at the Hyatt Regency Burlingame and May 13 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla.

About PHT Corporation

Trust your patient and questionnaire data again. PHT is the market-leading provider of electronic patient reported outcome (ePRO) solutions used in more than 345 clinical trials by 90 biopharmaceutical clients. The proven LogPad® System and revolutionary SitePad™ Tablet deliver the voice of the patient, in 80 languages, from homes and sites in 60 countries around the world. By capturing high-quality and time stamped assessments with minimal respondent burden, transmitted over reliable analog and wireless global technologies, sponsors are able to run smaller and more conclusive clinical research programs. Real-time study management through PHT StudyWorks™ features eClinical data integration, standard and custom data summaries for compliance and enrollment, SafetyPRO™ email alerts, and the industry's premier study archive. Patient experiences captured firsthand by PHT's ePRO Product Suite have been used successfully in at least 11 NDA submissions and seven approvals to date. For more information, review interactive product demonstrations at the award-winning www.phtcorp.com.

PHT, LogPad and SitePad are among the registered trademarks and trademarks of PHT Corporation.

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