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|INC Research Reaches Major Trusted Process® Milestone with 500th QuickStart® Camp|
Longevity of QuickStart® Camp Approach Demonstrates the Value of
Raleigh, N.C., Dec. 13, 2012 - INC Research, LLC, a therapeutically focused clinical research organization (CRO), today announced it has reached a major milestone with its metrics-driven clinical trial outsourcing methodology known as the Trusted Process®, completing its 500th QuickStart® Camp this week. Designed to align expectations and build study ownership across the entire project team from the onset of a study, INC Research's QuickStart® Camp is a unique, week-long collaborative meeting featuring a series of moderated gatherings to drive accurate study planning and conduct proactive risk management. The approach brings together the customer team, vendors and the internal INC Research team to proactively work through their drug development programs to reduce variability and increase predictability in trial outcomes.
"Through 500 QuickStart® Camps we have continually evolved our process to deliver the most reliable, repeatable and efficient process in the industry," said Jeff Kueffer, Senior Vice President, Operations Management and one of the chief architects of the Trusted Process®. "It's extremely gratifying to have reached this milestone. When you deliver what you say you're going to deliver, consistently over a long period of time, customers tend to come back. To be able to tell a customer that we can guarantee quality data and a significantly faster start-up time, and know we can deliver on that promise without question, not only gives them a degree of confidence that their project will be completed faster, but also a sense of trust in the results they obtain. "
Better by Design
Customers have fully embraced the approach. One customer recently noted, "QuickStart® took a month's work and compressed it into a week. I'm thrilled with the speed, but even more impressed with the high quality. INC Research married both." Other customers have insisted they will never start a project any other way.
The successful early implementation of QuickStart® was in turn the genesis for the development of INC's Trusted Process® methodology. Since 2006, INC Research has conducted all trials using its Trusted Process® methodology - a proprietary process-oriented trial management approach that produces actionable data on time and on budget. QuickStart® is one of four phases in INC Research's Trusted Process clinical trials methodology. Each phase - PlanActivation®, QuickStart®, ProgramAccelerate® and QualityFinish® - is specifically designed to maintain high standards while driving efficiency throughout the process, which leads to a high level of confidence to make informed decisions about study data and analysis.
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