Nextrials Launches Online Certification Training Program for Prism

Intuitive, self-paced learning modules help users become more proficient in Nextrials’ clinical trial data management platform

SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nextrials, Inc. (, a leader in clinical research software and services, today announced the rollout of a self-paced, online training program for users of its award-winning electronic data capture (EDC) and clinical trial management platform, Prism™. Through a series of instructional videos, quizzes and easy to follow seminars, participants increase their skillsets and knowledge, achieving Prism certification at the successful completion of the program.

“The new training module is designed to complement the schedule of even the busiest clinician, since, like Prism, it is available via the web at any time and from anywhere,” said James Rogers, co-founder and CEO of Nextrials. “It’s a self-paced educational program that gives users a deeper knowledge of Prism’s capabilities, and focuses on basic informational tools as well as more sophisticated best use practices.”

Visitors to the IHE North America Connectathon 2011, being held January 17-21 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, can get a closer look at Prism as it participates in the healthcare industry’s only large-scale interoperability testing event. Prism is one of the clinical research industry’s only EDC platforms fully integrated with platforms used for electronic health records (EHR) by the healthcare industry, and its capabilities showcased at the Connectathon are closely aligned with the criteria for achieving "meaningful use," as recently published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

About Nextrials

Founded by pharmaceutical researchers in 1999, Nextrials offers today’s most novel products and services for speeding the delivery of life-saving drugs and medical devices to market. Prism™, its award-winning Electronic Data Capture (EDC) solution, has been used at over 1,500 research sites to streamline the initiation and management of clinical trials. The company is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay area. For more information, visit or call 925-355-3000.


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