Lumos

FAQs

Main

The number of researchers that may be authorized to participate in the study is not limited, except for the Starter version, which is limited to 3 researchers per study.

Lumos! assigns a unique numeric code to each participant: no personal sensitive data are stored. Only researchers, after receiving informed consent, are able to match this code with their recruited participants, and all collected data from questionnaires or CRFs are encrypted following the current Italian and European regulatory framework.

Lumos! Allows you to monitor the collected data in real-time, during each phase of the research, through the use of tables, graphs and reports.

You can use Lumos! and store your data on one of our secure servers. We will provide the necessary technical support for its management and the hassle-free implementation of your project.

Sure! Lumos! provides several features that help you accomplish that: you can design and implement several studies according to your license, manage participants involved in multiple projects in a flexible way, and integrate fields coming from different questionnaires or CRFs.

Of course, you don’t need to be or to have ties with a large academic institute or an already established research entity. Lumos! is the ideal tool also for those who run a limited number of searches, or want to enhance their ability to study.

Setup

Lumos interfaces directly with public or private institutions, whether hospitals, local health authorities, universities or scientific research institutes, listening and proposing the most appropriate services to your needs, so as to optimize resources and always get the best results.

Lumos! assigns a unique numeric code to each participant: no personal sensitive data are stored. Only researchers, after receiving informed consent, are able to match this code with their recruited participants, and all collected data from questionnaires or CRFs are encrypted following the current Italian and European regulatory framework.

Of course, you don’t need to be or to have ties with a large academic institute or an already established research entity. Lumos! is the ideal tool also for those who run a limited number of searches, or want to enhance their ability to study.

You can use Lumos! and store your data on one of our secure servers. We will provide the necessary technical support for its management and the hassle-free implementation of your project.

Lumos! Can work with all the major browsers (eg. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer). We recommend you to always use the latest versions of browsers with which you want to access Lumos!

Waiting for the release of the Mobile App you can easily use Lumos! on your Tablet.

Of course, each researcher will be allowed to participate in more than one study, but only by a user with administrator credentials.

Sure, Lumos! allows you to create surveys that do not allow to trace in any way the people involved.

Lumos! offers the ability to create reports and perform snapshots that can be stored on the server to keep a log of queries made to the database.
The outline of the report can be saved and re-launched each time, to extract any updates of interest.

Configuration

Sure! Lumos! provides several features that help you accomplish that: you can design and implement several studies according to your license, manage participants involved in multiple projects in a flexible way, and integrate fields coming from different questionnaires or CRFs.

Lumos! Allows you to monitor the collected data in real-time, during each phase of the research, through the use of tables, graphs and reports.

Lumos Medica provides its professionalism in order to find the most appropriate solution, in order to realize your ideas and offer you the perfect service for your needs.

You simply need a server and the aid of a systems engineer for it to work properly. We offer technical support for installation directly at your company by providing appropriate instructions for simple and proper internal management.
Team Lumos Medica remains available in case.

Sure, Lumos! Is a Web-based software, and you only need an Internet connection to access it and use it.

You can export the entire database in a few steps through the download of an excel file that will allow you to process your data as needed, and which will be compatible with the most popular statistical analysis softwares.

You can retrieve your credentials (username or password) directly from the login page, without having to contact the coordinator of the study and/or system administrator.

Of course, thanks to a simple command of “cloning”

During the data card creation, you will be required to assign a key code to each answer tied to questions that may provide more answers than one.
These codes will be the identification of that answer within the database, and can be used directly for all phases of analysis of statistical data.

Licence

The number of researchers that may be authorized to participate in the study is not limited, except for the Starter version, which is limited to 3 researchers per study.

No, we give you the option of integrating a variation to the purchased license by meeting your requirements.

Purchased licenses have a maximum number of studies that distinguishes the type chosen , except for special needs that determine the ability to request a completely customized license.

No, look at some offers that could cover a limited number of months according to your needs.

Don’t worry! Your data will be available to be exported beyond the term of the license, but Lumos! will enter a demo mode that will limit the functionality.

Lumos! always provides the new updates for the entire validity period of the purchased license.

Lumos! allows you to perform some basic statistics (eg. average, min and max, variance…), and provides data export, with their respective encodings, directly usable in popular dedicated software.

Of course, with Lumos! you can upload images to associate with the questions when creating your Data Card.

We mean a questionnaire, or spreadsheet, or e-CRF on which to base the data collection you wish to perform.

Depending on the study design that you want to start, filling in the data sheet may be directed to the patient, healthcare provider or both.