May 25, 2016

DrugDev Hosts New Educational Webinar: Conquer the Challenges of Investigator Payments in Global Clinical Trials

Gain actionable advice and insights from world leader with $1.7 B+ paid to investigators; develop strategy to improve operational efficiencies, mitigate financial risk 10-20%, enhance transparency reporting and site relationships

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA – May 19, 2016 – DrugDev will host an educational webinar to give pharmaceutical industry financial professionals dependable advice on how to successfully navigate the growing intricacies of global Investigator payments.

Webinar: Conquer the Challenges of Investigator Payments in Global Clinical Trials

Date: May 26, 2016

Time: 10:00-11:00 am ET


This webinar is complimentary

Global studies are complex and present numerous challenges for the clinical operations team especially in the area of investigator payments. Country specific regulations, multiple site payees, aggregate spend reporting, VAT taxes, and cultural and language differences all need to be addressed to develop a payment system that will keep sites happy, expenses in line, and the study timeline on track.

In this complimentary and educational webinar, DrugDev payment experts Stewart (Stew) Mackie, Vice President, Payments EMEA & AP; and Holly Leslie, Senior Director of Service Delivery, will discuss these issues and offer best practice solutions and insights to streamline processes, mitigate financial risk, and overcome the financial challenges of global studies.

Attendees will learn about key global regulations and their implications; how to manage multiple site payees; how to strengthen compliance and aggregate spend reporting; contracting and payment strategies to improve budget and VAT management; cultural differences that can affect a study; and practices to enhance site relationships . The webinar also will feature a Q&A session.

Click here to register for this educational webinar featuring payment experts.

About the Presenters

Stewart Mackie, Vice President, Payments EMEA & AP, DrugDev – With over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Stew has a wealth of expertise in the clinical trials arena. Leading teams in both Operations and Finance roles, Stew has a particular interest in investigator payments, and has spearheaded industry-leading developments in both EMEA and the APAC region.

Holly Leslie, Senior Director, Service Delivery, DrugDev – Holly is responsible for the governance and service of all key accounts using multiple DrugDev services. Previously Holly lead the Financial Operations team overseeing the payment activity of clients, managing the execution and reconciliation of the payment activity, and resolving banking issues in multiple countries.

About DrugDev

DrugDev’s unified clinical suite enables sponsors, CROs and sites to do more trials through industry-wide collaboration, standardization and a beautiful technology experience. Featuring solutions for global site payments, site identification and activation, workflow optimization, learning management, and site and patient engagement, DrugDev helps companies transform the quality and efficiency of clinical trials from startup through closeout. The company also powers the revolutionary TransCelerate Investigator Registry and Investigator Databank collaborations with the universal identifier known as the DrugDev Golden Number. Learn why 9 of the top 10 sponsors and 4 of the top 5 CROs trust DrugDev technology at

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