New England Survey Systems is an experienced questionnaire / survey solutions company providing our clients with a full range of survey data collection services. Our survey services range from offering one-on-one personal interviewing to utilizing the latest computer-assisted technologies. We use the leading edge methodologies in all our computer assisted surveys. All surveys are tailored specifically to the clients' needs and goals. We implement sophisticated tracking and monitoring systems for each survey conducted.
In the course of designing, setting up, or managing the logistics of any research studies you may be involved in, you may find it quite attractive to use our services at NESS to assist your projects. We focus on the latest technology dealing with machine readable paper surveys, websurveys, CATIís, CAPIís, medical record abstraction, and/or processing & merging existing datasets. Also, we have developed effective and efficient patient/respondent tracking systems, and dataset preparation tools. Further, our experience dealing with regulatory compliance is extensive.
We deliver complete solutions. We implement it all for you or show you how.
New England Survey Systems supports academic researchers in the design, management, collection, tracking and analysis of data through survey products and services.
Our long term experience with complex multi-site studies, tight budgets, short schedules, and detailed IRB requirements makes us a partner that understands your needs.
New England Survey Systems is a Boston based company, expertly skilled in the design, development, and support of survey instruments and automated systems for use in clinical and epidemiologic data collection, management and analysis. In the course of design, implementation and management of the logistics of your studies, you may find it quite attractive to use our services.
NESS can streamline the operational aspects of your research study and relieve you of the burden of dealing with the nitty-gritty of data collection, implementation and management, thus allowing you more time to focus on the scientific aspects of your research.
NESSís wide range of research support includes:
You provide us with your protocol, we supply you with a complete automated system from start to finish.
- Multimode data collection (all forms of data collection including concurrent methods)
- Web Surveys (with intelligent branching and real time validation)
- Machine Readable Paper Surveys (with data verification)
- Computer Assisted Telephone Interviews (CATI)
- Computer Assisted Personal Interviews (CAPI)
- Software Tracking Systems to manage participant responses and med record data
- Validated medical record abstraction
- Coding engine to code text responses
- Creation of analysis datasets from multiple data sources (merging)
- Automatic porting of data collected in relational databases to flat files with value lists defined in proper syntax for your analysis tool of choice.
- Storage and back-up of personal identifier variables separate from other study variables
- Understanding of IRB, Regulatory issues and confidentiality issues.
- High security systems
- Real time visibility to your collected data.
- Excellent documentation and Reports
- Analysis and analysis support (SAS, SPSS, etc)
NESS will design, document and implement a secure data collection and management system commensurate with your study protocol. All NESS Systems are fully tested and validated prior to implementation. All systems are designed with an understanding of your IRB, HIPAA, and regulatory requirements.
Using the latest data collection techniques to support your research activities, our expert staff can assist you with the design and implementation of your study. Our efforts give you real time visibility into the data collected and allow you to focus on your research and the publication of results.
We are experts in the design of Web Based surveys, machine readable Paper Surveys, computerized Telephone Interviews, computerized In-Person Interviews or a combination all methods. Our automated participant tracking systems assure adherence to the study protocol and the study design. Our analysis support tools will port your data to your choice of analysis tool.
If you need to convert an existing database structure into a form required to support your analysis, we have the expertise. We are skilled at simplifying complex relational database structures to support your analysis.
New England Survey Systems will support systems at your site or manage the systems at our secure site at NESS headquarters.
Our professional staff and software engineers can accommodate the gamut of clinical and epidemiologic research endeavors, from the simplest to the most complex study. We have full confidence that we can add value to your plans and process. Call for a list of references of investigators for whom we have worked and a list of studies successfully completed. At your convenience, we can meet with you to review our systems, capabilities and experience. Call us and enjoy the results.
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