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Medical Device Clinical Operations Outsourced: 5 Benchmarks to Balance Cost & Quality Abroad

Join us for a Webinar on:
Tuesday, July 24, 2012

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Webinar Details:

Based on recent primary research by Best Practices, LLC, "Medical Device Clinical Operations Outsourced: 5 Benchmarks to Balance Cost & Quality Abroad" will highlight exclusive benchmarks on:
  • Staff resourcing mix for in-sourced, offshored, and outsourced Clinical Affairs staff
  • Clinical trial patients by region and future trends
  • Cost and quality results from outside-US clinical trials
  • Effectiveness ratings for outsourced clinical activities
  • Hidden costs and pitfalls of outsourcing clinical operations

It will also feature real world applications of how medical device companies participating in the research approach vendor selection, manage local-market clinical trial requirements, and structure Clinical Affairs as an internal Contract Research Organization.
Fee: $149  

Jeff Zimmer,
Senior Research Consultant

With 20 years of journalism experience, Jeff brings a diverse background in business analysis and reporting to the research team. Prior to joining Best Practices, LLC, Jeff was Business Editor at The Durham (N.C.) Herald-Sun where he oversaw coverage of the business community, including technology and pharmaceutical firms in the Research Triangle Park. He previously reported on medicine for the newspaper, including Duke University and University of North Carolina health systems. Additionally, he was editor of The Washington Drug Letter, a weekly newsletter that covers regulatory issues that arise between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and pharmaceutical industry. 

Recent projects for Top 10 life sciences clients include: Winning Strategies for Working with the FDA on Successful NDAs, Corporate Affairs Excellence: Optimizing Group Structure & Operations, Clinical Affairs Excellence: Benchmarking Clinical Trial Strategies to Ensure Medical Device Success in a Global Marketplace, and many others. Clients used the research to more effectively navigate the FDA review and approval process, to establish effective structures and operations to optimize corporate affairs sub-groups, and to guide clinical operations in emerging markets.

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Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer

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