2022 SCOPE Summit: What to Expect

Devana Solutions is attending 2022 SCOPE Summit for Clinical Trial Operations Executives

Leaders in the clinical trial industry are set to meet in Orlando, Florida, at the 2022 SCOPE Summit. The event, which takes place February 7-10 at the Rosen Shingle Creek, brings together clinical operations executives to network and become familiar with the latest developments in the clinical trial management industry. If you are attending, you may already know that this event is the “Who’s Who” of clinical operations executives. If you’re unfamiliar with the annual SCOPE Summit or new to the industry, we’ve put together this look at what to expect.

Variety of Participant Programming

The variety of programs this year is unmatched to meet the growing needs of clinical trial management. We are excited to announce that Devana Solutions CEO Barry Lake and Vice President of Operations Linda Parks are attending to observe and discuss the latest technological and data advancements in the clinical trials industry.

12 Program Tracks

This year, there are 11 programs that cater to pharmaceutical and CRO executives, managers, and scientists.

  • FEASIBILITY & STUDY START-UP PROGRAM

    • Protocol Development, Feasibility, and Global Site Selection
    • Improving Study Start-up and Performance in Multi-Center and Decentralized Trials
  • RECRUITMENT & ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM

    • Enrollment Planning and Patient Recruitment
    • Patient Engagement and Retention through Communities and Technology
  • BUDGETING & RESOURCES PROGRAM

    • Clinical Trial Forecasting, Budgeting and Contracting
    • Resource Management and Capacity Planning for Clinical Trials
  • OUTSOURCING PROGRAM

    • Mastering an Outsourcing Strategy
    • Managing Outsourced Clinical Trials
  • CLINICAL SUPPLY PROGRAM

    • Data Technology for End-to-End Clinical Supply Management
    • Clinical Supply Management to Align Process, Products and Patients
  • DATA PROGRAM

    • Clinical Data Strategy and Analytics
    • Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Research
  • TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

    • Sensors, Wearables and Digital Biomarkers in Clinical Trials
    • Decentralized Trials and Clinical Innovation
  • REAL-WORLD EVIDENCE PROGRAM

    • Accessing and Generating RWD
    • Leveraging Real-World Data for Clinical and Observational Research
  • BIOMARKERS & BIOSPECIMENS PROGRAM

    • Clinical Biomarkers Operations and Innovation
    • Clinical Biospecimens Technology and Outsourcing
  • QUALITY & MONITORING PROGRAM

    • Risk-Based Quality Management
    • Central and Remote Monitoring
  • MEDICAL DEVICE TRIALS PROGRAM

    • Device Trial Regulations, Quality and Data Management
    • Medical Device Clinical Trial Design, and Operations

As Devana Solutions is a technology partner that research sites, pharmaceutical Sponsors, and CROs rely on to reduce drug development costs and streamline operations, our team is interested in the following events:

  • Feasibility & Study Start-Up Program
    • Protocol Development, Feasibility and Global Site Selection
    • Improving Study Start-up and Performance in Multi-Center and Decentralized Trials
  • Budgeting & Resources Program
    • Clinical Trial Forecasting, Budgeting and Contracting
    • Resource Management and Capacity Planning for Clinical Trials
  • Outsourcing Program
    • Mastering an Outsourcing Strategy
  • Technology Program
    • Decentralized Trials and Clinical Innovation

Breakout Sessions

Bring your pharma, biotech, CRO, site, hospital or patient perspective to each of the discussions of your interest to discuss some of the key issues presented earlier in the day’s sessions.

Lunch and Learn (or Network)

You can enjoy the learning environment as the morning sessions transition into a luncheon presentation. Others would like to take the lunch break as the time to meet with colleagues at one of the 15 restaurants, lounges and various retail shops located right on Rosen Shingle Creek property, including a mini market and ice cream shop.

UPDATE: SCOPE Summit COVID-19 Safety Protocols

SCOPE Summit organizers at the Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) has implemented the following requirements if you are attending the event in person, including:
Provide proof that you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19
Take a COVID test within 24 hours prior to arriving at the event
Follow all safety protocols set by event staff, including masking

Are you planning on attending the 2022 SCOPE Summit? We’d love to chat. Devana Solutions CEO and Co-founder Barry Lake and Vice President of Operations Linda Parks will be attending the show and are available to discuss how technology can improve your clinical trial management process. Connect with Barry or Linda on LinkedIn or use the contact form at the bottom of the page to set something up before the big event in Orlando!

IMA Clinical Research Adds Devana Solutions’ PROPEL Clinical Trial Data Platform

Bringing the Clinical Trial Site to the Patient: IMA Clinical Research Adds Devana Solutions’ PROPEL Clinical Trial Data Platform

 

While 2021 certainly had its ups and downs, the Devana Solutions team is delighted to say we were able to end the year with a BANG! This past year we focused on accelerating clinical trials through the power of connectivity and data through our new PROPEL Enterprise technology. With the pandemic accelerating the shift to decentralized clinical trials, the PROPEL platform became an invaluable asset to our larger research organization clients. Devana PROPEL is leveraging the cloud to connect central research operations professionals with site-based clinicians and staff for real-time clinical trial collaboration. In short, Devana Solutions is bringing the clinical trial site to the patient. 

Today, Devana Solutions is pleased to announce IMA Clinical Research has made the commitment to adopt the most innovative site operations and analytics platform in the clinical trials industry, Devana PROPEL. “Partnering with Devana Solutions aligns with IMA Clinical Research’s centralization strategy initiated to improve efficiency within our network and accelerate study startup, supporting our mission of advancing the development of novel treatments to patients in need,” said IMA Group CEO & President, Mark Weinberger, Ph.D., MPH. 

With a rapidly growing network of traditional site locations, over 100 satellite sites and a database of over 300,000 patients, IMA Clinical Research represents the ideal client-profile to adopt Devana PROPEL Enterprise. “We are thrilled to welcome IMA Clinical Research onto our PROPEL platform,” commented Barry Lake, Devana Solutions’ CEO and Co-Founder. “They truly are a perfect fit for our technology which uses the power of the cloud to bring the expertise of clinical trials professionals into the diverse community site locations where IMA Clinical Research excels. Their broadly distributed site network allows millions of genetically, socially and racially diverse patient populations in urban centers and underserved locations to access clinical trials as a care option.” 

Patient access to clinical trials and research professionals leveraging advanced technology shouldn’t be limited by geography. They won’t, thanks to cloud-based platforms like Devana Solutions PROPEL and IMA Clinical Research. Stay tuned for a steady stream of new Devana Solutions client-partnership announcements in 2022! 

 

About Devana Solutions

Decentralized clinical trials and work-from-anywhere is now a reality. Devana Solutions innovative cloud platform supports real-time collaboration between central research operations professionals and decentralized clinicians serving patients in diverse communities. Devana even bridges the technology access and data divide by seamlessly and securely connecting decentralized researchers to other mission-critical clinical trials systems. From pipeline administration to rapid study startup automation. From document-sharing through the capture, display, analysis, and exchange of key trial performance metrics data from central research leaders to decentralized trial teams. From investigative site to CRO to trial sponsor, Devana Solutions is the answer. At Devana Solutions, we’re transforming the business of clinical trials. https://devanasolutions.com/ 

About IMA Clinical Research

IMA Clinical Research, a division of The IMA Group, is a physician-founded network of integrated clinical research sites specializing in Phase II-IV clinical trials in multiple therapeutic areas. IMA Clinical Research offers a flexible delivery model for site-based, hybrid and fully decentralized trials through its network of dedicated research clinics, a nationwide array of 100 satellite sites and a rapidly-growing database of over 300,000 patients.  We provide centralized processes for contracting, regulatory, training and patient recruitment ensuring rapid start-up, efficient enrollment and high-quality delivery across our network. For more information visit https://imaresearch.com/ or https://theimagroup.com/

 

Devana Solutions Announces Roxanne Shenefield as New Director, Solutions Services

Roxanne Shenefield

Devana Solutions is excited to announce Roxanne Shenefield as Devana’s Director, Solutions Services.  

Since May of 2019, our partner-clients have benefitted from Roxanne’s technological acumen and customer service during this time.  Roxanne truly lives our motto, Better Data, Better Decisions, Better Outcomes. Analytics are second nature to Roxanne, and her passion for data is unparalleled.

“I’ve always enjoyed the puzzle that surrounds a new technology – learning how it works, putting the pieces together, and continuing to build on it over time,” said Roxanne.

“Roxanne’s programming talent and strong communication skills are well-known to our partner-clients. She’s done an impressive job building out a solid team,” said Devana CEO and Co-founder Barry Lake.

In her new role, Roxanne will serve as the subject matter expert for the Devana Solutions suite of SaaS platform technologies in both customer-facing and internal roles.  

As part technical project manager, part administrator, and part analyst, Roxanne will be the conduit between business and technology. She will lead the development, customization, and integration efforts of solutions for our internal technology requirements.

“Roxanne’s ability to understand the strategic use of our Devana platform makes her the ideal choice to bridge our technological innovation and high growth SaaS business needs as Director, Solutions Services,” Barry added.  

Roxanne will also collaborate with Customer Success and Product Management to develop and implement new optimizations in the Devana Suite of products. She will also play a critical role in partner-client customizations and custom builds, and in future API integrations as Devana’s compatibility with other systems continues to grow.

Roxanne is ready to lead Devana’s future growth.  “I’m excited to be taking on this new challenge, focusing on expanding and scaling our technology solutions both internally and for our valued partner-clients,” she said.

“Roxanne has a history of demonstrating an insatiable curiosity for all things tech and data analytics. She continually demonstrates a mastery of understanding customer pain points and actively developing solutions,” said Devana Vice President of Operations, Linda Parks.

Whether you are a current partner-client or a future one of Devana Solutions, pretty much everything you encounter, from guides to videos and FAQs, will have Roxanne’s fingerprints on them.

 

Devana Solutions Welcomes Kirsten Zagarino as Director, Customer Success

Kirsten ZagarinoDevana Solutions is excited to welcome Kirsten Zagarino to the team as Devana’s Director, Customer Success.  

Kirsten has an accomplished history in the clinical research space with a multi-faceted background that will help lead Devana Solutions and drive partner-client growth and success.  She carries a passion for serving customers and collaborating with innovative teams.  

She said, “I am looking forward to working with the exceptional Devana Solutions team and helping them continue their track record of success with Partner-Clients and speed new therapies to patients.”

Devana Solutions CEO and Co-founder Barry Lake echoed his excitement:

“Kirsten’s hiring to lead our Customer Success Team is a direct reflection of the growth and success of our innovative cloud platform for the clinical trials industry. With most of the leading global site networks and integrated research organizations now partner-clients and major moves into health systems and CROs, sponsors this year, we welcome Kirsten’s expertise in scaling our client-facing staff. 

Kirsten will be responsible for the strategic focus and operational oversight for the Customer Success department, where the priority is optimizing the use and adoption of Devana Solutions platforms.

Kirsten has shown mastery of many of these core responsibilities throughout her career.

In the last decade alone, Kirsten has led client adoption of Life Sciences SaaS products, including the implementation, onboarding and adoption experience. She has held such roles as analyst, software project manager, engagement manager, customer success manager in clinical technologies, and Associate Director Customer Success Shared Data and Profiles for the IQVIA Trial Design Group, where she has spent the last eight years of her career. 

Through her career, Kirsten had working relationships with 17 of the Top 20 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world. 

With Devana, Kirsten will be responsible for delivering an exceptional customer experience and maximizing customer value and retention.  This includes defining and overseeing the partner-client lifecycle process and touchpoints, including the following emphasis with the customer’s leadership team: process reviews, executive business reviews, action plans, roadmaps to drive value against their evolving business objectives. 

Internally, Kirsten will collaborate cross-functionally to advocate for the client-partner and lead the team to ensure that the Voice of the Customer is ingrained in Devana Solutions’ SaaS Suite and support strategies. This leadership centers around building an innate mission to drive value from our platform in support of the customers’ key business objectives.

And while the role is demanding, Barry is confident Kirsten will thrive.  He added, “She’s a perfect fit, and we are thrilled to have her talent.”