PHILADELPHIA, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), the global trade organization dedicated to representing the interests of clinical research sites, today welcomed Clincierge®, a global company that improves clinical trial performance and reduces barriers to patient participation by enhancing the communications and coordination between trial sponsors, investigators, sites, and patients. Clincierge will participate in SCRS as a Global Impact Partner (GIP), a program designed to facilitate critical dialogue between industry stakeholders and clinical research sites.
"Clincierge brings a unique perspective to the GIP program," said Christine Pierre, president of SCRS. "Their focus on services to patients brings the voice of the patient forward as we work toward the future of clinical research."
"We are committed to reducing barriers to clinical trial participation while improving trial transparency and collaboration between all stakeholders: patients, trial sites, sponsors, and clinical research organizations," said Scott Gray, Chief Executive Officer of Clincierge. "Our efforts help keep clinical studies on schedule, on budget and the quality of the data generated high, while enabling sponsors, CROs and trial sites to effectively make patient needs and concerns a top priority. The role of clinical research sites is central to trial performance and success, and we look forward to working with SCRS and its other GIPs to ensure greater collaboration and communication with clinical research sites around the world."
As a GIP, Clincierge will participate on the SCRS Global Impact Board at an executive level, and work in tandem with SCRS' Leadership Council in the development and execution of strategic initiatives for SCRS.
SCRS is a global trade organization founded in 2012 which represents over 4,000 research sites in over 45 countries. SCRS' mission is to unify the voice of the global clinical research site community for greater site sustainability. SCRS has become an active partner in industry-wide initiatives and dialogues focused on improving the clinical research enterprise. Sites and the companies that sponsor or support the work conducted at clinical research sites benefit from membership and partnership. Our Voice. Our Community. Your Success. Join the community and collaborate with the global experts in site sustainability. Visit http://www.MySCRS.org.
Clincierge® improves clinical trial performance by reducing barriers to participation, enhancing enrollment, and minimizing drop-outs. Our expertise and services lessen burdens on patients, caregivers, and sites while improving communications and coordination. We help keep studies on schedule, on budget, and data quality high, while making patient concerns a priority. We help put patient needs first by providing personalized support, travel and accommodation logistics, and directly paying trial-related costs outside of reimbursable incidental expenses. One-on-one personal assistance in the patient's own language helps answer study-related questions or concerns. We readily address special needs and complex trial designs, building custom solutions to specific study-related problems. We operate worldwide in 40 countries and 25 languages, adding service areas and capabilities as needed. Our goal: to reduce clinical testing time and cost, thus helping get new treatments to market as swiftly and efficiently as possible. For more information on our company and services, please visit our website at http://www.clincierge.com.
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