Tuesday, June 20 • 10:30am - 11:45am
#226: Accelerating Drug Development Through Innovation

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Component Type: Session
Level: Intermediate
CE: CME 1.25; IACET 1.25; PDU 1.25 PMI 2166-000206; RN 1.25

There has been a lot of discussion recently around accelerating drug development via innovative trial design. This can lead to shortened timelines and bringing products to patients more quickly. There are a variety of stakeholders involved in the successful execution of these innovative plans. In this session, participants will be given a case study in which they have to create a solution leveraging innovative ideas that will have been highlighted by subject matter experts.

Learning Objectives

Describe the application of innovative drug development methodologies.


John Reites


5 Ways to Move Digital Health Innovation from Pilot to Platform
John Reites

Moving Digital Health in Clinical Trials Beyond the Concept
Hassan Kadhim, MSc

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John Reites

Chief Product Officer, Partner, THREAD
Executive intrapreneur turned digital health entrepreneur, John’s career includes over 14 years leading global drug development and healthcare innovation. Named one of the Top 100 Influencers in Digital Health, John provides expertise and execution experience in digital health strategy... Read More →



Business Consultant, IS BP R&DM, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Hassan Kadhim possesses 10+ years’ experience with informatics in the pharmaceutical / biotechnology industry. With degrees in bioinformatics and clinical drug development, he has a good mix of pharmaceutical industry, informatics and digital health experience. Hassan demonstrates... Read More →

Tuesday June 20, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am
S502ab McCormick Place 2301 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Gate 4 Chicago, IL 60616