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Optimizing Patient Participation in Clinical Trials: Attract. Engage. Retain., New Webinar Series Hosted by eCongress

May 13, 2014

Introducing eCongress on Optimizing Patient Participation in Clinical Trials, a new webinar series taking place in June. The online series, which is free to attend, will tackle some of the biggest challenges in attracting, engaging and retaining patients in clinical trials.

Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 13, 2014

This important series will showcase best practices and case studies across various stakeholder perspectives, identifying barriers to improving patient experience and highlighting the latest strategies for optimizing patient participation. A patient/industry keynote panel is being featured and all sessions will include a live Q&A with the audience.

Offered in a convenient, interactive and timely format, the eCongress is complimentary to attend and offers unparalleled access to key thought leaders in today’s clinical trial space. Join this upcoming webinar series to gain from the experiences of leaders in the industry, add your perspectives to the discussion and exchange thoughts with your peers.

Click here to register or learn more about the webinar series.

KEYNOTE SESSION

Reinventing Drug Development through Patient Centricity

  •     Ken Getz, Director of Sponsored Research Programs & Associate Professor, Center for the Study of Drug Development, Tufts University School of Medicine

FEATURED PRESENTATIONS:

Patient Protection, Engagement & Informed Consent: A Global Perspective

  •     Ronald Heslegrave, Corporate Chief of Research, William Osler Health System

The Impact of the ePatient on Clinical Development

  •     Peter Coë, Director, Tudor Reilly Health
  •     Paulo Moreira, VP – Head of External Innovation, EMD Serono

The Site’s Realities and Its Impact on Barriers to Patient Recruitment and Retention

  •     Christine Pierre, President, Society for Clinical Research Sites

Communicating Clinical Trial Results to Study Volunteers: The Critical Role of Post-trial Communication in Engaging Patients as Partners in Clinical Research

  •     Zachary Hallinan, Director of Patient Communication and Engagement Programs, CISCRP
  •     Joseph Kim, Director Clinical Operations Patient Engagement and Recruitment, Shire Pharmaceuticals

PATIENT/INDUSTRY KEYNOTE PANEL

Optimizing Patient Participation in Clinical Trials: Challenges & Opportunities Going Forward

  •     Sarah E. Kucharski, Award-winning Writer & Editor, Smoky Mountain Living / Patient Advocate & ePatient Advisory Board Member, Medicine X, Stanford University School of Medicine / CEO/Chairman and Founder, FMD Chat
  •     Joseph Kim, Director Clinical Operations Patient Engagement and Recruitment, Shire Pharmaceuticals
  •     Jerry Matczak, Community Manager, Lilly Clinical Open Innovation, Eli Lilly and Company
  •     Paulo Moreira, VP – Head of External Innovation, EMD Serono

Click here to register or learn more about the webinar series. Live attendance is complimentary. An eBox set of the archived recordings is available for purchase (orders to be filled after the series has been completed).

MEDIA & SPONSORING PARTNERS

CenterWatch

CRAC (Clinical Research Association of Canada)

SCRS (Society for Clinical Research Sites)

SPECIAL THANKS TO

CISCRP (The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation)

ABOUT eCONGRESS

eCongress is a division of Xtalks, powered by Honeycomb Worldwide Inc. Led by global industry thought leaders, each eCongress is a month-long webinar series, at your fingertips, which delivers practical, real-world insights and solutions to some of your industry’s biggest challenges.

Offered in a convenient, interactive and timely format, each eCongress is free to attend and highlights best practices, case studies and regulatory updates with the goal of facilitating proactive discussion and offering timely solutions around key industry issues.

During each webinar, you will have direct access to the presenter’s expertise, so come prepared with top-of-mind questions to get the most from our Q&A periods and participate in our live polls where the viewpoints from your peers will be shared.

Join in to interact with your peers as the dialogue builds through social media around each eCongress.

To learn more about eCongress visit http://xtalks.com/eCongress.ashx.

Contact:

Michelle Tran

Tel: +1 (416) 977-6555 ext 284

Email: mtran(at)xtalks(dot)com

For the original version on PRWeb visit: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/05/prweb11841925.htm


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