Can Precision Imaging Metrics provide image analysis for my clinical trials?
Yes, the Core Lab can provide imaging expertise for oncology clinical trials – from protocol consultation, reviewer training and central image collection to independent, quantitative image analysis. The Core Lab uses Metrics Manager software to deliver quality services.
Can I license the software to do the image analysis in-house?
Yes, you can license Metrics Manager software to optimize image assessment workflow at your institution.
What type of training do you offer on using the system?
We provide hands-on training around administration, billing, entering orders, viewing results, and assessment and review process. Our system is user friendly and we provide user manuals to help users navigate the different functions. We have built-in training modules with quizzes for certifying mastery of different assessment criteria.
How do I learn more about how Metrics Manager works?
We would be happy to provide a web demo of our software package. Please contact us to schedule an online meeting.
How do I contract services through the Core Lab?
Contact us to inquire about Core Lab services. You can also learn more about the Core Lab by visiting: www.tumormetrics.org.
What is the cost for the Metrics Manager software?
Precision Imaging Metrics offers a per-time-point plus support fee structure to reduce up-front costs. This will allow you to use the Metrics Manager at your cancer center without a significant investment by your institution.
If analyses are completed in-house, where are scan images, patient information and measurement data stored?
The image archive and analysis workstations are installed locally at your site. The imaging studies remain onsite at your institution. Measurements and identifying information are encrypted and transmitted over a secure https internet connection. The online workflow management system is hosted through Precision Imaging Metrics in a secure data center, ensuring up-to-date back-ups and access to the most current software.
What are the technical requirements?
Metrics Manager is Windows-based. The website is compatible with Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. Analysis workstation requirements will be provided based on your specific needs.
What is the cost of Core Lab services?
The Core Lab keeps pricing simple with a per-time-point fee structure for image collection, analysis, review and results reporting. Additional services are provided on a per-study basis.
How are scans received for multiple site studies?
The Core Lab can retrieve scans performed within the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center from the hospital image archive. Scans from other institutions can be sent to the Core Lab on CD or electronically through a secure file transfer system.
How are scan images, patient and measurement data stored?
All image, patient and measurement data are stored in the Core Lab secure data center with regular back up. The online workflow management system for the Core Lab is hosted in a secure data center, ensuring up-to-date backups and access to the most current software. Data is encrypted and transmitted over a secure https internet connection.