Digital Diaries Made Easy For You And Your Patients

My Clinical Diary, exclusively for IBM Clinical Development through its ePRO module, is a mobile app that simplifies patient digital diary entry—and streamlines how you collect and manage patient study data. [Note: My Clinical Diary is available for iOS-enabled smartphones through the Apple App Store. An Android version is scheduled for release in early 2017.]

My Clinical Diary: Patient-centered from the first tap
  • Easy, One-Time Setup: Physicians help guide study participants through a simple, one-MY CLINICAL DIARYtime onboarding process. After that, TouchID on iOS devices lets patients access My Clinical Diary with the press of a finger.
  • Sound Security Features: A required password reset and trio of security questions help protect access to diary data. And since diary data gets synced to the IBM Clinical Development server, no confidential study details remain on the users’ devices.
  • User-Friendly Interaction: Large fonts, graphic cues (including contrast controls, alert icons and color-coded sections), common query formats, and conversational language combine to make for a simplified, welcoming user experience.     
  • Use the Preferred Device: Patients can complete their diaries using the My Clinical Diary app or the IBM Clinical Development web portal. Their data is synced to the same database, so they can choose whichever version works best for their needs.
My Clinical Diary: Rapid deployment and easy management
  • Single-Click On/Off: IBM Clinical Development Study Designers can simply toggle on or off the ePRO and ePRO mobile app features as they build a study.
  • Diverse Query Formats: You can match your data needs to a broad range of response forms, including drop-down lists, VAS scales, radio buttons, check boxes, free-text responses and more.
  • Flexible Questionnaire Design: Use My Clinical Diary “pathing” features to guide users only through the questions they need to answer (speeding up the process for them—and you).   
  • Multilingual Support (coming early 2017): Deploy your study in dozens of languages to improve your potential reach and help aid compliance among ESL (English-as-a-second-language) study participants.
  • Practical Help Features: Built-in user tips help cut down on call center inquiries and empower patients. 
  • Time and Date Windows: The study designer can setup specific time of day windows for a diary. For example, you can set up a diary that is available every morning or just for a few days.
  • Diary Completion Rules: You can allow a patient to complete a diary a single time, once a day, an unlimited number of times, or you can set a specific limit.
Get the short course on the long-term value

My Clinical Diary for IBM Clinical Development is ideal for any trial phase, but it’s especially valuable for clinicians managing Phase III and IV studies where large patient populations have to enter data over long periods of time (making it a go-to tool for chronic pain, oncology, cardiovascular and GI studies). And since delays in patient diary entries create a domino effect that can threaten time-to-market milestones, now’s the time to learn how My Clinical Diary can help your team help your patients complete entries quickly, easily and on-time.  

To schedule a demo at your convenience, simply complete the form at right. 


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