NewCardio Signs Master Services Agreement with Contract Research Organization for QTinno Print E-mail
By Staff and Wire Reports   
Thursday, 18 March 2010 08:37


NewCardio, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NWCI.ob) a cardiac diagnostic technology provider, announced today that a U.S.-based CRO that provides early phase and specialty clinical drug development services to the pharmaceutical industry, has signed an MSA, licensing NewCardio's QTinno™ software solution in order to deliver fully automated cardiac safety analysis in early phase QT studies.

In addition, the CRO has signed a services work order, including standard operating procedures (SOP) and validation kits, as well as professional services, in order to accelerate its readiness for delivering  ECG core lab services to its sponsor customers. Revenue from the professional services agreement is expected to be recognized during March 2010 with the implementation scheduled to be complete within the next 4-6 weeks. NewCardio has recognized its first operating revenues as a result of this order.

 

"This announcement is further evidence of the growing adoption of QTinno, by innovative clinical trial service providers, looking to deliver quality cardiac safety analysis with higher accuracy and lower intrinsic variability in a timely and cost-effective manner," said Vincent Renz, NewCardio President and Chief Operating Officer. "One of our target customers is clinical trial service providers, looking to deploy our proven technology to expand services and grow market opportunities. For this CRO, adding to its available scope of services, by utilizing QTinno, accomplished these two important goals."

NewCardio's innovative 3D ECG platform technology dramatically improves the accuracy and significantly increases the diagnostic value of the standard 12-lead ECG. NewCardio's lead product is QTinno, a software suite that provides an automated, comprehensive analysis of QT intervals and other ECG-based cardiac safety for the pharmaceutical industry and drug regulators. The Company believes that its QTinno, software-based, analytical technology is the industry's first solution for the reliable automated analysis of ECGs used to determine cardiac toxicity during drug development.

About NewCardio, Inc.

NewCardio is a cardiac diagnostic and services company developing and marketing proprietary software platform technologies to provide higher accuracy to, and increase the value of, the standard 12-lead ECG.  NewCardio's 3-D ECG software platform reduces the time and expense involved in assessing cardiac status while increasing the ability to diagnose clinically significant conditions which were previously difficult to detect.  NewCardio's software products and services significantly improve the diagnosis and monitoring of cardiovascular disease, as well as cardiac safety assessment of drugs under development. For more information, visit www.newcardio.com.




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