Society for Clinical Research Sites
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hanover, MD, August 23, 2021 – Today the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) is pleased to announce the launch of the inaugural Excellence in Patient Centricity award, which will recognize a clinical research site with demonstrated commitment to patient centricity. Nominations for the award, which is sponsored by Sanofi, are open to any active research site that enrolls patients into clinical trials.
The Excellence in Patient Centricity award was created to celebrate a clinical research site that has proven its commitment to effective patient engagement by understanding clinical research from the patient’s perspective. Through the consideration of patient insights, the recipient of this award works tirelessly to produce healthcare solutions that are committed to enhanced patient experiences as well as an improved health-related quality of life. This high standard is achieved by ensuring the representation of inclusive and diverse populations in clinical trials while focusing on the continued development of patient-centric strategies.
Nominees will be asked to showcase how their organization has established consistent patient-centric practices through the following criteria:
“By creating the Excellence in Patient Centricity award, SCRS is excited to celebrate a clinical research site that has proven its commitment to positive patient experiences,” commented Allyson Small, SCRS Chief Operating Officer. “Listening to patient insights and translating them into actions that will develop new healthcare solutions with meaningful outcomes is a critical industry-wide initiative. This award will help elevate the importance of effective patient engagement and honoring the patient perspective throughout every aspect of clinical research.”
The winning organization will be announced at the 2021 Global Site Solutions Summit. To learn more about the award and submit a site for consideration, visit https://sitesolutionssummit.com/excellence-in-patient-centricity-award/.
Founded in 2012, SCRS is a global organization that unifies the voice of the clinical research site community to create greater site sustainability. Representing over 9,500 sites in 47 countries, SCRS membership provides sites with a community dedicated to advocacy, education, mentorship, and connectivity. SCRS is an influential voice for sites and an active partner in industry-wide initiatives and dialogues focused on improving the clinical research enterprise. Our Voice. Our Community. Your Success. Visit MySCRS.org to learn more.