Five Finalists Vie for WCG MAGI Innovation Challenge Award
Study startup, recruitment and workforce training innovations are among this year’s finalists for the WCG MAGI Innovation Challenge.
Selected for their entries’ novelty, resource requirements, ability to move from conception to production, and overall impact on an efficiency, performance or quality outcome, the five finalists will present their innovative projects at the WCG MAGI Clinical Research Conference in Philadelphia later this month:
- “Application of Oncology Patient Navigation Principles to Address Barriers to Research Subject Participation, Retention and Compliance” — Hospitales HIMA San Pablo, presented by Wilfredo De Jesus-Monge, chief of clinical research;
- “Bloom: An Innovative Study Start-Up Process Mapping Tool” — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, presented by Catherine Barnes, associate director of clinical research operations;
- “Bringing Screening Activities to the Community” — Revival Research Institute, presented by Nicole Stiff, corporate operations and business development manager;
- “Mercy Research Education and Onboarding Program: An Effective and Efficient Research Learning Experience” — Mercy Research, presented by Michelle Bryant, director of regulatory operations and quality assurance; and
- “The New Era: Combating Clinical Research Turnover with a Multifaceted Approach” — Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, presented by Kate McCaffrey, clinical research administrator.
Following five-minute presentations of each project at the conference’s final plenary session, the winning innovation will be selected by audience vote. The winner will receive media coverage and membership in the WCG MAGI conference faculty, which includes free conference registration.
For more information on the Innovation Challenge and the conference, click here: https://bit.ly/44vWAus.