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Beyond Operational Excellence: A Survey on Sponsor Expectations of Preferred Business Partners

Track:
Innovative Partnering Models and Outsourcing Strategies

Day & Time:
June 16, 8:30AM - 10:00AM (Pacific Standard Time)

Session Number:
106

Room Number:
4

Level:
Intermediate

Type:
Forum

Title:
Beyond Operational Excellence: A Survey on Sponsor Expectations of Preferred Business Partners

Chair(s):
Rikki Hansen Bouchard, MPA
President and Chief Executive Officer
RH Bouchard & Associates Inc., United States

Description:
This forum will present survey results on nonoperational, business-focused activities that could create a “Partner of Choice” for clinical trial sponsors. It will include an interactive discussion with expert CRO and sponsor panelists.

Learning Objective(s):
Identify key requirements to meet sponsor expectations for business relationships; Demonstrate how business requirements can be used to strengthen partnerships and drive positive behavior; Compare sponsor requirements to provider capabilities and discuss how the two can be successfully joined.

Presentation(s) & Speaker(s):
Panelist
John Potthoff, PhD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Theorem Clinical Research, United States

Panelist
Mary P Kachinsky
Senior Director, Strategic Sourcing
Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc., United States