Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s 13th Annual

Enrollment Planning and Patient Recruitment

Predicting and Improving Enrollment through Evidence, New Tech, and Creative Engagement

March 2-3, 2021


I am pleased to announce CHI’s 13th Annual Enrollment Planning and Patient Recruitment being held March 2-3, 2021 at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, FL. The gathering will be part of the 12th Annual Summit for Clinical Trials Operations Executives (SCOPE), a four-day cluster of events that attracted 2,200 leaders in clinical innovation, operations, and research in 2020. Topics to be discussed at the Enrollment Planning and Patient Recruitment conference include:


  • The impact of COVID on patient recruitment: Strategies to minimize its impact on recruitment
  • Hybrid trials and patient choice: Flexible options for patients to support recruitment
  • Designing and implementing an evidence-based clinical enrollment plan: Strategy development and plan implementation
  • Developing and executing a digital strategy for engagement, enrollment, and retention
  • Virtual trials, patient recruitment, and mobile tech -- the buzzword trifecta -- actual use cases
  • Case studies for successful enrolment programs -- what worked, what didn’t
  • Recruitment has gone mobile: Facilitating the new paradigm of patient-centered trials
  • Strategies for patient-centric trial planning and digital patient engagement
  • Integrating patient-centric initiatives into your early strategy and planning
  • Harnessing the newest opportunities in online social networks, "influencers", disease communities, EMRs, and Big Data to support decision making
  • Utilizing social listening, search advertising, mobile optimization, chatbots, and social media for improved patient identification and recruitment
  • Consent and eConsent: Where and how to optimize the consent/e-consent process to ensure enrollment and retention
  • Leveraging EMRs/EHRs to improve feasibility and recruitment
  • Strategies for accelerating recruitment in complex clinical trials in a resource-constrained environment
  • Evidence-based identification and selection of investigators
  • Recruitment of minority patients and special populations to ensure diversity in your trial population
  • Measuring the effectiveness and costs of traditional and new media direct-to-patient outreach strategies


Also, please check out the Participant Engagement Award in honor of Gerald “Jerry” Matczak, the SCOPE Scientific Symposium (SSS), and the Masters in Clinical Research Golf Tournament.


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


All proposals are subject to review by session chairpersons 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-O

Ilana Quigley

Senior Manager, Business Development

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Phone: (+1) 781.972.5457



Companies P-Z

Patty Rose Senior Manager, Business Development

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Phone: (+1) 781.972.1349