January 28, 2016

DrugDev Hosts Webinar, “The Site Perspective: Why Payment Terms and Accounts Receivable Processes Matter,” Presented by Clinical Trial Site Leaders

DrugDev welcomes Ana Marquez of Marquez Clinical Site Partners and Cesia Abea of Florida Pulmonary Research Institute, who will provide first-hand insight and actionable advice to help sponsors and CROs develop mutually beneficial relationships with global clinical sites

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA – DrugDev, the leading specialized provider of global site payments, is pleased to host a new complimentary webinar, “The Site Perspective: Why Payment Terms and A/R Processes Matter,” featuring experienced expert speakers from Marquez Clinical Site Partners.

Ana Marquez, Founder and CEO of Marquez Clinical Site Partners, and Cesia Abea, Accounts Receivable Specialist at Florida Pulmonary Research Institute, will provide first-hand knowledge into the process while detailing the benefits for sponsors and CROs of keeping global sites focused on patients instead of administrative tasks.

[Webinar] The Site Perspective: Why Payment Terms and A/R Processes Matter
Date: February 3, 2016
Time: 12-1 pm EST
Can’t make it? Everyone who registers will receive a recording after the event

Sites work hard to meet clinical trial milestones and timelines, yet too often have to deal with late, inconsistent, inaccurate and missed payments for the work they have completed, causing cash flow challenges for the site. Meanwhile, A/R continues to be a challenge largely due to inefficient systems. This webinar will provide insight into the clinical trial payment process from the site perspective. Attend the webinar to learn:

· Why payment terms and A/R processes matter
· Common pitfalls to avoid
· Best A/R practices for Sites
· Sponsor benefits of happy sites
· Proven global VAT and aggregate spend reporting strategies

The webinar will conclude with a Q&A with expert speakers. Register to attend and learn how leading sponsors and CROs develop mutually beneficial relationships with global sites.

Want to solve your global site payment challenges? Contact the DrugDev payments team.

About the Presenters:
Ana T. Marquez, Founder and CEO, Marquez Clinical Site Partners – Ana established MCSP based on the needs and demands of clinical research site professionals across the country. MSCP sites specialize in Respiratory Research, Sleep Medicine, Gastroenterology, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Allergy, and CNS. Ana is a frequent industry speaker. She is Chairman for The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) Membership Committee and Chairman of the Drug Information Association (DIA) SIAC for Investigative Sites.

Cesia Abea, Accounts Receivable Specialist, Florida Pulmonary Research Institute – Cesia has several years of experience working in the clinical trials industry. Her expertise includes invoicing, maintaining accounting reports, supervising various other aspects of collecting accounts and keeping them current, and forecasting to provide information needed to make sound business decisions.

About the Moderator:
Stuart Thiede, President, DrugDev Payments – Stu leads the highly skilled and experienced professionals who deliver investigator payment services to clinical trial sponsors and CROs. Stu brings nearly 30 years of experience to DrugDev from companies that provide software and professional service solutions to the pharmaceutical industry.

About DrugDev
DrugDev is an innovative technology company which provides cloud-based solutions to help sponsors, CROs and investigators do more clinical trials together. DrugDev’s unified platform optimizes site selection and activation, investigator payments and clinical operations efficiency. DrugDev also serves as the trusted third-party host of the revolutionary Investigator Databank collaboration and the TransCelerate Investigator Registry. Learn why 9 of the top 10 sponsors and 4 of the top 5 CROs trust on DrugDev technology to do more trials at

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