Clinical Research Education Series (CRES) – Understanding and Adapting to Decentralized Clinical Trials

April 20, 2022

Target Audience

Employees at Houston Methodist Hospital and Texas Medical Center

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  • Know the differences between key decentralized trial terms (virtual, hybrid, remote, site-less, etc.)
  • Understand the skills necessary to support a hybrid/flexible study
  • Develop a checklist for auditing the technology infrastructure at your site
  • Develop a roadmap toward digitization of the study site and study-site/sponsor relationship


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/20/2022 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
04/20/2022 - 1:00pm CDT

Virtual - Zoom link with be provided to the registered participants.

Andrea Bastek, PhD - Senior Director of Innovation at Florence Healthcare.  Her team's mission is to identify the biggest challenges in clinical trial operations and harness technology to solve them. Prior to Florence, Andrea worked in clinical trial operations in the cardiac medical device industry, at Abbott and St. Jude Medical.   She holds a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Georgia Tech, as well as MS and BS degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University.  


Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance
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