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VPG is pleased to announce the availability of flexMIRT® Version 3.6.1, which can be obtained through our webstore. The new version fixed several bugs with data import, nominal categories models, and cross-classified models. It also improved the support of covariates in MAP scoring for single level models. Users running version 3.6 are encouraged to upgrade at no cost.
VPG is pleased to announce that with the acquisition of Scientific Software International, Inc. in early 2020, IRTPRO™ Version 5.0 is being released under a new subscription-based software delivery and support model. A popular IRT software program for both patient-reported outcomes analysis and educational assessment development, this latest upgrade release offers significant new features and improvements. Please visit irtpro.com to find out more about IRTPRO™. Visit our storefront at store.vpgcentral.com to learn more about licensing and to make a purchase.
Vector Software Acquisition, a sole subsidiary of Vector Psychometric Group, acquired Scientific Software International, Inc. expanding Vector’s statistical software offerings. Vector Psychometric Group (VPG), a leading provider of psychometric and data analytic solutions for clinical outcomes, educational, and psychological assessment, has acquired Scientific Software International, Inc. (SSI), a market-leader in statistical software for social, behavioral, and biostatistical sciences. SSI has been developing, publishing, and distributing specialized statistical software products since 1971. SSI has been a driving force behind many widely … Read More
As part of our Patient Focused Drug Development (PFDD) efforts, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) developed a pilot grant program to support the development of publicly available core set(s) of Clinical Outcome Assessments (COAs) and their related endpoints for specific disease indications (RFA-FD-19-006). On September 11, 2019 the FDA made three awards under this grant program. These awards will provide avenues to advance the use of patient input as an important part of drug development that can foster innovation and … Read More