3 July 2014
Pretium Chronic Disease Management and Clinical Research join forces with IPN Medical Centres and Sonic Clinical Services Companies
Independent Practitioner Network (IPN) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pretium, Australia’s leading provider of General Practice clinical research and disease management programs.
With over a decade of experience in GP clinical research, Pretium has established a national infrastructure to effectively deliver research in the primary care setting. Pretium’s expertise encompasses Phase II, III and IV clinical trials and programs.
Dr Malcolm Parmenter, IPN’s CEO said “IPN looks forward to working closely with Pretium to deliver effective, innovative clinical research in the primary care setting Australia and being able to offer patients access to new treatment options.”
Pretium has been designing and delivering disease management programmes for over 10 years including teams of health care professionals to support effective implementation of initiatives aimed at improving patient care and health outcomes. The evolving models of health care funding and delivery in Australia make IPN an even more attractive partner with Pretium’s expertise.
“Optimising patient care in the area of Chronic Disease Management is a key focus for IPN. Pretium brings to IPN a range of services to support IPN’s Chronic Disease Management initiatives. These services have the power to deliver improved patient care and management across our network of practices” said Dr Parmenter.