|By Business Wire||
|June 3, 2014 07:00 AM EDT||
The Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) today is proud to unveil its newly reimagined, responsive-design website, www.acrohealth.org. The site, which automatically adjusts to fit any browser window and views easily in all mobile devices, is designed as a learning portal to showcase the work, innovation and excellence of ACRO member organizations and to introduce key issues and regulatory matters that affect CROs worldwide. The website seamlessly integrates ACRO’s social media content to provide visitors the most timely CRO information and updates in real time.
“Not only do ACRO members set the agenda for the global CRO industry, they also drive innovation in medical product development and raise the bar for what’s possible from healthcare research,” said John Lewis, ACRO’s Senior Vice President of Policy and Public Affairs. “Our new website, www.acrohealth.org, along with its new RebelMouse page and video series, will prove an invaluable resource for policymakers, regulators, research sponsors, the media and anyone else looking to better understand clinical trials.”
ACRO member organizations are specifically spotlighted through the new site’s RebelMouse feature which aggregates social media activity and provides insight into each ACRO member’s contributions to advancing medical product development.
“With RebelMouse, we have established a single, dynamic destination for anyone seeking information about the world’s leading CROs,” added Lewis. “Since its founding, ACRO has been ‘the voice of the CRO industry.’ Now we have a platform to collectively and powerfully present the voice of our members as well.”
Founded in 2002, ACRO represents the world’s leading clinical research organizations (CROs), which provide specialized services integral to the development of drugs, biologics and medical devices. Together, ACRO members:
- Advance clinical outsourcing to improve the quality, efficiency and safety of biomedical research.
- Conduct thousands of clinical trials annually in more than 115 countries while ensuring the safety of nearly 2 million research participants.
- Strengthen public understanding and confidence in clinical research, highlighting CRO expertise in all aspects of the clinical research enterprise.
ACRO is a leading voice for safe and ethical clinical trials, working with stakeholders globally to promote a better and more efficient clinical trial process. ACRO is dedicated to bringing efficiency, innovation and value to the clinical research process and to highlighting the important contributions of CROs in the development of new medicines and treatments that benefit millions of patients worldwide.
The Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) represents companies that provide a variety of specialized services that support the development of new pharmaceuticals, biologics and medical devices. The association provides an active voice for the CRO industry globally. Through its member companies, ACRO helps improve the quality, efficiency and safety of biomedical research. ACRO member companies employ approximately 100,000 professionals worldwide and annually conduct more than 11,000 clinical trials involving nearly two million participants in 115 countries. For more information, please visit www.acrohealth.org. Twitter @acrohealth. YouTube @ACROHealthChannel. Facebook. RebelMouse.