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caBIG® Adverse Event Reporting System (caAERS) —
National Cancer Institute   U.S. National Institutes of Health

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caBIG® Adverse Event Reporting System (caAERS)

Product Description

The caBIG® Adverse Event Reporting System (caAERS) is an open source software tool that is used to record and report adverse events that occur during clinical trials. This tool supports regulatory and protocol compliance for adverse event report and allows local collection, management, and querying of adverse event data. This tool also supports service based integration of data from other clinical trials management systems.

Current Version

  • Current Version Number: 2.5
  • Release Date of Current Version: August 2012

Intended Audiences

Clinical researchers, Research nurses, Adverse event coordinators

More Information

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Domain and Technical Information

  • Area of Focus: Clinical Trials Management
  • Primary Workspace: CTMS
  • Tool Bundle: Clinical Trials Compatibility Framework
  • Currently caGrid Enabled?Yes
  • Compatibility Level: Silver (Learn more about compatibility levels)
  • Tool Maturity Assessment Mature Product (Successfully Adopted)
  • Architecture Level:  Web Application, Enterprise System/Infrastructure - Server/Network Dependent,
  • Installation Level: Intermediate - technical assistance may be required, download may require supporting infrastructure or software