PHILADELPHIA, PA – July 17, 2023 – Signant Health, the leader in evidence generation for modern clinical trials, announced today the acquisition of DSG – a leading provider of electronic data capture (EDC) and direct data capture (DDC) technology within a unified eClinical suite, for site-based and decentralized clinical trials.
By adding the capabilities of DSG’s solutions, Signant now offers more choices to customers and further differentiates itself as a leader in comprehensive digitalization solutions for clinical trials of all sizes and types, each fully supported by science, scale, and operational expertise.
Signant’s leadership team selected DSG based on an extensive diligence of their solution suite, recognizing the opportunities inherent in its key characteristics, including: (1) ease of use – where sites in particular provided positive feedback; (2) operational efficiency – combines rapid study start up times with superior workflow tools and remote source data verification (SDV) capabilities; (3) flexibility – easily accommodates the requirements of the simplest as well as most complex study designs; and (4) customer delight – supported by an attentive and proactive service wrapper.
DSG’s more than 30 years of experience and proven success serving biotechs, large pharmaceutical organizations, and Contract Research Organizations (CROs) align well with Signant’s strategy and organizational goals.
“We believe DSG is the industry’s best kept secret. We are excited to welcome the DSG team to Signant, enabling us to extend our product suite to include comprehensive EDC/DDC capabilities,” said Roger Smith, Signant’s chief executive officer. "Signant and DSG are passionate about supporting the trial ecosystem with software, analytics, and logistics solutions to conduct studies and generate data across all modalities, while simplifying and supporting the role of investigators, sponsors, and CROs.” He added, “DSG’s unified platform, including a full-featured EDC/DDC solution, is an important component in our strategy to offer full, end-to-end capabilities to truly digitalize clinical trials, and offer site-friendly solutions to support all levels of trial decentralization.”
"With this acquisition, we can support our customers and their sites better than ever before by leveraging Signant’s deep operational, regulatory, and scientific experience, as well as their global scale and reach,” added Elias Tharakan, DSG’s chief technology officer. “As a Signant Health company, DSG could not be more excited and optimistic about the future of clinical research and the ability of sponsors and sites to leverage optimized technology solutions to meet the needs of modern clinical trials."
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