The Tools that Make Clinical Investigations

May 12, 2023

The Tools that Make Clinical Investigations - podcast

What makes a clinical investigation run smoothly?

In today’s conversation, you’ll hear from Jon Bergsteinsson as we speak about electronic data capture for clinical investigations.

Jon has a master’s degree in biomedical engineering and is the founder of Greenlight Guru Clinical (formerly SMART-TRIAL), which helps MedTech companies close the gap between their devices and clinical data. His valuable insights come from 10 years of experience in the MedTech clinical space plus a strong technical background.

Listen to today’s episode to hear what Jon has to say about using Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems in clinical investigations, the importance of data quality and what that really means, the tools available for clinical investigations, and educating leadership about clinical investigations.

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Some of the highlights of this episode include:

  • The biggest challenges companies face during clinical investigations

  • What kinds of tools are available for clinical Investigations

  • The relationship between data quality and formatting

  • The impact a purpose-built tool has on a company

  • The costs associated with clinical investigations

  • Educating leadership about clinical operations

  • What makes the best stand out


Jón Bergsteinsson

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Memorable quotes from Jón I. Bergsteinsson:

“Data quality has everything to do with how you format your data.”

“The leadership just doesn’t have that much of an understanding of what clinical operations do, so they need to be educated.”

“When you have a person who’s very efficient, you can get 100 attributes in a couple of minutes.”

“Digital first is what sets the best from the rest.”

About the Global Medical Device Podcast:


The Global Medical Device Podcast powered by Greenlight Guru is where today's brightest minds in the medical device industry go to get their most useful and actionable insider knowledge, direct from some of the world's leading medical device experts and companies.

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Etienne Nichols is a Medical Device Guru and Mechanical Engineer who loves learning and teaching how systems work together. He has both manufacturing and product development experience, even aiding in the development of combination drug-delivery devices, from startup to Fortune 500 companies and holds a Project...

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