TrialScope Vice President Recognized for His Role as a Patient Advocate

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June 30, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ – June 30, 2020 Healthcare Scene named Mike Wenger, Vice President of Patient Engagement for TrialScope, an honoree in the Patient Advocate of the Year category for the 2020 HITMC Awards, celebrating the best in marketing, PR and communications for healthcare and Health IT.

Three honorees for each category were chosen by an evaluation committee. Because of the tremendous response in 2019, the 2020 HITMC Awards were expanded to a record 27 categories, including Patient Advocate of the Year. This award honors those making a difference in the lives of patients locally, regionally or nationally.

Wenger, who dedicated his career to healthcare technology following a brain tumor diagnosis, has dedicated his skills as a software developer to help patients access and enroll in clinical trials. He was recognized for his role spearheading TrialScope Connect™, a patient referral collective connecting sponsors, recruiters, advocacy groups and patients for clinical trial recruitment.

TrialScope Connect is shifting the paradigm for clinical trial recruitment. Partners in the collective focus  on cooperation, not competition, in order to better match patients to trials.

“I am honored to receive this award,” said Wenger. “Having a dedicated award category to Patient Advocacy is a testament to the increased emphasis on the importance of patient advocacy in healthcare. There is plenty of room for innovation when it comes to treating patients and finding cures, and I hope as an industry, we continue to expand the number of voices we listen to as they bring unique perspectives and novel ideas.

“Lastly, my being honored as someone in health IT creates awareness that many people behind the scenes, not just those on the front lines treating patients and finding cures, play a part in better health for all.”

For a full list of honorees, visit the official Awards page.

About TrialScope
TrialScope unlocks clinical trial data superpowers. The TrialScope Transparency CloudTM makes centralizing, structuring and activating clinical trial information simple, for use across the organization and at every stage of the study. Our integrated platform is used by 16 of the top 20 clinical trial sponsors in the world, who rely on TrialScope to ensure disclosure compliance, maximize trial transparency, improve patient engagement and accelerate study recruitment. To learn more, visit TrialScope.com.

About HITMC

The Healthcare and IT Marketing Community (HITMC) is focused on PR, communications and marketing in healthcare and Health IT. For more information, visit www.hitmc.com