Medical photography, and particularly the images taken for clinical trials, should be accurate and consistent whilst also conforming to set procedures and guidelines. Medical photography is a niche service provided by Illingworth which is proving to be influential within a clinical trial. Clinical photographs can be used in a range of applications concentrated within but not exclusive to dermatological trials.
Illingworth Research is able to provide the following photography services: medical photography, image review and feedback, image analysis, panel scoring, customising/standardising equipment, photographic equipment advice and guidance, training and on-going monitoring of non-photographer, advice regarding the input of photography into clinical trial protocols.
Illingworth recently also introduced video services within the medical photography team.
A development which broadens the applications of trial imaging and aims to offer the patient an alternative solution which may be an alternative to a site visit.
Our Medical Photography team has 15 years of experience in translating and managing clinical research imaging requirements within the clinical trials environment, from synopsis design to endpoint delivery. This includes extensive experience in the procedural and photographic aspects of preclinical as well as Phase I-III studies.
The team has managed over 40 (primary/secondary) imaging endpoint studies – whether subjective panel review or objective analysis. Our experience includes 2D, 3D and video imaging, from studies with a single site up to global 60 centre studies and we work with clients internationally.
We are preferred imaging provider for numerous international pharmaceutical and global full-service contract research organisations and have acted as the imaging lead on indications including; anti-scarring, accelerated healing, plastic surgery, dermatitis, immune system and fungal conditions as well as injection site reactions.
Each member of the Illingworth Medical Photography team operates under the Code of Practice set out by the Institute of Medical Illustrators and are compliant with the legal requirements and regulations covering confidentiality, consent, data protection and good clinical practice. Qualified as Medical Illustrators, a specialist scientific discipline, we work alongside or train medical and healthcare scientists.
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We can provide support from study set up, we tailor flexible budgets in accordance with study timelines and realistic endpoints.
Guide clients, support investigators and communicate with all parties to ensure study success and continued business relationships.