Medidata Thought Leaders to Deliver Multiple Presentations at SCOPE Annual Meeting

Experts to Share Insights on:

  • Development of Patient-Centric, Diverse Trials
  • Artificial Intelligence and Real-World Data
  • Study Convenience and Compliance
  • Analytics to Drive Decision-Making and Trial Efficiency


NEW YORK, February 13, 2020 - Medidata, the global leader in creating end-to-end solutions supporting the entire clinical trial process, and a Dassault Systèmes company, announced its participation in multiple sessions at the 11th Annual Summit for Clinical Ops Executives (SCOPE) in Orlando, FL. Medidata experts are presenting, moderating sessions, and participating in panel discussions on topics including optimizing clinical study design; increasing diversity in trials; improving study convenience and compliance, and using artificial intelligence (AI) and real-world data (RWD) for synthetic controls and site selection.

“Medidata is proud to be a Signature Sponsor of SCOPE. The Annual Meeting is a tremendous opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and information, and to interact with our customers,” said Jackie Kent, executive vice president, head of product, Medidata. “We look forward to sharing new solutions that will improve the clinical trials experience for sponsors, partners, and patients.”


  • Supercharge Study Design and Feasibility: AI with Integrated RWD and Cross-Industry Clinical Trial Data - Jef Benbanaste, senior director and product lead, Acorn AI by Medidata
  • Learn how to select appropriate RWD sources, apply machine learning to check for quality issues, and apply advanced analytics to a combination of RWD and clinical trial data for uses such as synthetic controls, protocol optimization, and site feasibility
  • Enable Empowered Patients in Clinical Trials by Integrating Health Literacy and Cultural Sensitivity - Alicia Staley, senior director, patient engagement, Medidata; trial volunteer and cancer survivor
  • It’s more important than ever to empower patients to find clinical trial information. Explore new methods to reach patients and train investigators to improve the participation of underrepresented populations
  • Integrating Health Literacy, Diversity and Cultural Sensitivity into Clinical Trials - Alicia Staley
  • Crucial patient perspectives from across a range of health literacy levels and different cultural backgrounds will be raised and reviewed. New methods to operationalize diversity and inclusion into clinical trials will be discussed

Panels and Break-out Sessions:

  • eCOA, ePRO, BYOD: Strategies for Improving Study Convenience and Compliance - Matt Noble, vice president, product management, Medidata
  • Discover how creating a patient-centric approach with solutions including ePRO (patient-reported outcomes) and a BYOD (bring your own device) plan can enhance the patient experience, and encourage patient engagement and compliance
  • Transforming Clinical Operations with a Data-Driven Approach - Tom Doyle, vice president, data science, Medidata
  • Explore how to identify potential problems or unknown study risks throughout a study, prospectively look across studies, gain immediate insight into clinical trial performance and data quality, and use analytics to inform better decision-making and improve trial efficiency
  • Patient Centricity By Design: Clinical Trial Solutions Designed By Patients For Patients - Alicia Staley
  • Review Medidata’s Patient Centricity By Design Framework and how incorporating patients into the product development process can help improve the overall patient experience in clinical research
  • Virtual Trials: State of the Union - Anthony Costello, senior vice president, mHealth, Medidata
  • A panel of leaders will discuss key issues and experiences in the emerging field of decentralized clinical trials, including trial models, patient engagement, data science concerns, and challenges in study design and patient retention

Medidata will also conduct a variety of software demonstrations and discussions at booth #805 in the Exhibit Hall, including:

  • Rave CTMS (Clinical Trial Management System) and the value of clinical operations on a unified platform
  • Rave CSA (Centralized Statistical Analytics) and the power of advanced anomaly detection and identification of known and unknown risks
  • Rave RBQM (Risk-Based Quality Management) and how users can increase quality and mitigate risk throughout their studies

Medidata is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes, which with its 3DEXPERIENCE platform is positioned to lead the digital transformation of life sciences in the age of personalized medicine with the first end-to-end scientific and business platform, from research to commercialization.

About Medidata

Medidata is powering smarter treatments and healthier people through digital solutions to support clinical trials. Celebrating 25 years of ground-breaking technological innovation across more than 33,000 trials and 10 million patients, Medidata offers industry-leading expertise, analytics-powered insights, and the largest patient-level historical clinical trial data set in the world. More than 1 million registered users across 2,200+ customers trust Medidata’s seamless, end-to-end platform to improve patient experiences, accelerate clinical breakthroughs, and bring therapies to market faster. A Dassault Systèmes brand (Euronext Paris: FR0014003TT8, DSY.PA), Medidata is headquartered in New York City and has been recognized as a Leader by Everest Group and IDC. Discover more at and follow us @Medidata.

About Dassault Systèmes

Dassault Systèmes is a catalyst for human progress. We provide business and people with collaborative virtual environments to imagine sustainable innovations. By creating virtual twin experiences of the real world with our 3DEXPERIENCE platform and applications, our customers can redefine the creation, production and life-cycle-management processes of their offer and thus have a meaningful impact to make the world more sustainable. The beauty of the Experience Economy is that it is a human-centered economy for the benefit of all – consumers, patients and citizens. Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 350,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit