“Inconsistent Movement Disorders Society-Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale Part III Ratings in the Parkinson’s Progression Marker Initiative” co-authored by VeraSci expert Dr. Travis Turner was recently published in Movement Disorders. The Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) study looked at the ratings of Part III of the Movement Disorders Society-Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS) performed by site investigators trained by online training. The study identified likely errors resulting from transcription and data entry and suggests that employing a direct data capture method like eCOA could result in higher quality data.

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