PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- inVentiv Health Clinical, a leading global supplier of drug development services, today announced the launch of an innovative, web-based network to efficiently connect physicians interested in participating in late-stage research to appropriate clinical trials.
The inVentiv Physician Network (inVentivDocNet.com), a crowdsourcing tool, promises to help research sponsors accelerate study enrollment. It is part of inVentiv Health's broad strategic investment in innovation to speed clinical trials.
"We believe physicians will find this a valuable new channel for accessing 'real-world' research opportunities," said Jeff Trotter, inVentiv Health Clinical Executive Vice President – Late Stage. "The inVentiv Physician Network welcomes virtually any clinician who seeks to participate in observational research, including patient registries, safety surveillance programs, postapproval safety studies, and other noninterventional and quality-of-life studies."
By joining the network, physicians can find easy-to-manage research opportunities involving approved products used in everyday practice. Sponsors can access the busiest and most relevant practicing physicians for their studies, accelerating both site and patient enrollment. Together, physicians and sponsors can generate real-world information that is critically important in establishing the value of medical treatments and procedures.
The inVentiv Physician Network complements inVentiv's other innovations in clinical trial recruitment. inVentiv Clinical Trial Recruitment Services (iCTRS) uses behavioral research, proprietary data, and cutting-edge technology to improve feasibility, enrollment, and patient recruitment. Mytrus Inc., in which inVentiv has acquired an equity stake, has pioneered electronic informed consent to improve trial efficiency and patient retention.
"With the inVentiv Physician Network we bring more and more physicians the opportunity to contribute vital new data to the medical community by participating in important new studies that capture real-world patient experiences and clinical outcomes," Trotter said.
inVentiv aims to enroll tens of thousands of physicians in the year ahead through an online promotional campaign aimed at practitioners in virtually all therapeutic areas. The network makes it convenient for physicians to stay abreast of late-stage research and to discover studies that suit their patients and practices. All visitors to the Physician Network website are able to view a current list of studies available for participation. Once a member, physicians may select one or more studies, and connect with the inVentiv Health Clinical team to qualify for participation. For more information and to join the inVentiv Physicians Network visit: inVentivDocNet.com
About inVentiv Health Clinical
inVentiv Health Clinical is a leading provider of global drug development services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic drug, and medical device companies, offering therapeutically specialized capabilities for Phase I-IV clinical development, bioanalytical services, and strategic resourcing from a single clinical professional to an entire functional team. With 7,000 passionate employees operating in 70 countries, inVentiv Health Clinical works to accelerate high quality drug development programs of all sizes around the world. http://www.inventivhealthclinical.com
About inVentiv Health
inVentiv Health, Inc. is a leading global provider of best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services to the life sciences industry. inVentiv offers convergent services that accelerate the performance of companies working to improve human life. In 40 countries around the world, inVentiv's 12,000 employees work with more than 550 pharmaceutical, biotech and device companies, as well as companies that see health as a central part of their mission. inVentiv Health, Inc. is privately owned by inVentiv Group Holdings, Inc., an organization sponsored by affiliates of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., Liberty Lane Partners and members of the inVentiv management team. inVentiv Health helps clients transform promising ideas into commercial reality. For more information, visit http://www.inventivhealth.com
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