Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s 13th Annual

Patient Engagement, Enrollment and Retention through Communities and Technology  

Patient-Centric Approaches to Participant Engagement and Trial Optimization

February 20-21, 2020


I am pleased to announce CHI’s  Annual “Patient Engagement, Enrollment and Retention through Communities and Technology” being held February , 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, FL. The gathering will be part of the 11th Annual Summit for Clinical Trials Operations Executives (SCOPE), a four-day cluster of events that attracted 2,000 leaders in clinical innovation, operations and research in 2019. Topics to be discussed at the “Patient Engagement, Enrollment and Retention through Communities and Technology ” conference include:  


  • Using effective interventions that combine multiple techniques to help patients manage under increasingly complex protocols
  • Developing and executing a digital strategy for engagement, enrollment and retention
  • Promoting adherence and improving data integrity with existing trail sample size through proactive patient engagement
  • Improving the consent/e-consent process: Creating an interactive educational experience for prospective participants and caregivers
  • Harnessing new tech to locate, engage, learn from, enroll and retain patients (mobile, wearables, online communities, ambient tech, and shared data)
  • Patient Engagement 2.0: Inspiring trial participation with patient engagement though design, tech, social and advocacy
  • Developing a data-driven strategy for social media and participation in online communities: Understanding the data and interaction to enable the collation and practical application of big data
  • Join the new influencers: Engaging patient opinion leaders (POL), patient advocacy groups, social networks
  • Patient groups: The key to clinical research and successful clinical trials
  • Utilizing Social Listening for improved patient identification, understanding and engagement
  • Virtual Trials & Remote Trials: What is the future of truly patient-centric trials and how do we do this now?
  • Measuring the effectiveness and costs of traditional and new media direct-to-patient outreach strategies: What is working? Where is the ROI?
  • Also, please check out the third annual Participant Engagement Award, in honor of Gerald “Jerry” Matczak


If you would like to submit a proposal to give a presentation at this meeting, please click here.


The deadline for priority consideration is May 30, 2019.


All proposals are subject to review by session chairmen and/or the Scientific Advisory Committee to ensure the overall quality of the conference program. Additionally, as per Cambridge Healthtech Institute policy, a select number of vendors and consultants who provide products and services will be offered opportunities for podium presentation slots based on a variety of Corporate Sponsorships.


For more details on the conference, please contact:
Micah Lieberman

Executive Director, Conferences

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Phone: (+1) 541. 482.4709


For partnering and sponsorship information, please contact:

Companies A-K

Ilana Quigley

Senior Manager, Business Development

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Phone: (+1) 781.972.5457



Companies L-Z

Patty Rose
Senior Manager, Business Development

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Phone: (+1) 781.972.1349