Cost Management for Clinical Trials

Venue: Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 25, 2002 End Date/Time: Sep 27, 2002
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Description

In its ninth year, the Cost Management for Clinical Trials conference is designed to provide pharmaceutical and biotech professionals with the latest information on how to control the high costs of clinical trials under the constraints of limited budgets and short timeframes. On Day One we present two pre-conference workshops. Our first pre-conference workshop is Seamlessly Coordinating Information from Multiple Sources for High Quality, Efficient Global Clinical Development. Facilitated by Charles Laudadio, MD, MBA of JCM Management and Planning Company, this first workshop offering addresses developing novel methods for keeping costs of clinical trials manageable while retaining speed and quality. Our second pre-conference workshop is Cost Management Strategies and Mechanics: A Dynamic Look at Contracts, Budgets and Vendor Management facilitated by Dennis J. LaCroix, Esq. of Genzyme Corporation.

Day Two kicks off the main conference where we provide attendees with the tools to conduct more trials with larger scope in shorter time frame with limited budgets. The ability to be able to have faster initiation of clinical trials, more patients per trial, more sites and investigators– all in an effort to lower costs—is more challenging than ever, so our speaking faculty has been specially selected based on their cost management successes. The first day of the main conference, September 26, 2002 features presentations from Centerwatch, Abbott Laboratories, Congressional Pharmaceuticals, TAP Pharmaceutical, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Wyeth, Monitorforhire, Pharmamediation and Centocor and covers topics including:

Improving contracts, budgets and the grant process
Remembering patient recruitment costs
Choosing a cost model for successful study outcomes
A case study of how a company developed a cost model to asses the cost value of clinical trials
Cost-Saving management strategies for reducing costs of clinical research
Understanding basic financial analysis to help the sponsor determine risk levels before contracting with a provider
Utilizing a web-based platform for resource management to manage clinical trials
Day Three of the conference features presentations from UCB Pharma, Amgen, Eli Lilly, Novartis, William and Blair, Purdue and ISIS Pharmaceuticals and covers topics including:

Developing and refining a external planning process-case study
Improving clinical trial cost effectiveness by intra and inter program outsourcing
An interactive dialogue on phase specific pricing and contract strategies
A case study in integrating your vendor systems to maximum efficiency
The Institute for International Research is proud to present the 9th Annual Cost Management for Clinical Trials conference. We combine eight years of clinical cost management program experience with new case studies in order to bring you the most innovative cost solutions to creating a highly efficient clinical trial. Discover real-world practices that produce successful partnerships, create skillful negotiation tactics and produce successful cost containing results. Learn specific solutions to key cost issues from our superior faculty of industry experts. Benefit from our speakers’ first hand knowledge and experiences.

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