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Parimed Inc. announces acquisition of Patient Recruiters International, Inc.

CARLSBAD, CA  – September 16, 2013 – Parimed Inc., a full service CRO for clinical development projects, has acquired the operating interests and assets of Patient Recruiters International, Inc. (PRI). PRI is expected to give Parimed expanded capabilities and innovative tools in patient recruitment.

With patient recruitment and retention as a critical part of the success of research studies, Parimed’s PRI operating unit accelerates the recruitment and enrollment process and reduces per-patient recruitment costs for Sponsors.

“Patient recruitment presents one of the great challenges to the timely completion of clinical trials for new drugs and biologics.” According to Parimed’s Chief Medical Officer, AnnKatrin Petersen, M.D. M.Sc. “The acquisition of PRI allows Parimed to expand its capability  to reach patients more effectively, enroll patients quickly, and reach special patient populations by accessing new and exciting technologies for patient engagement.”

Parimed’s PRI provides patient retention methods as well as innovative recruitment solutions combining online and social media strategies with traditional media such as television, video, radio, and print advertising.

PRI has a 12-year history of recruiting subjects for over 300 research studies involving patients, pharmacists, and healthcare professionals.  PRI also operates under a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) program that offers quality, compliance, confidence and the ability to go deeper into the screening and consent process.

For more information please contact:
Larry Risen
(760) 448-4823





Patient Recruiters International, Inc. Launches

Wednesday, July 18,2012

CARLSBAD, CA – July 18, 2012. Patient Recruiters International, Inc. (PRI), a leading provider of direct patient access solutions for patient recruitment and retention services, announced today the launch of for hosting clinical trial websites and landing pages for the registration of interested research subjects. offers customizable clinical study web pages via sub-domains for research sponsors. For example, a study in diabetes might have the subdomain “”.  The site enables rapid online prescreening and patient engagement with high organic search engine placement. In addition, patients may register for future clinical studies on the site.

“We are pleased to make available to the clinical research community. Dedicated domains are an expensive process to design and develop, especially when only used during the active patient enrollment period,” states Larry Risen, President of Patient Recruiters International.  “With, we are offering a far more cost-effective solution for clinical study websites that includes all the capabilities sought after by research sponsors.”

About Patient Recruiters International, Inc. (PRI)
Patient Recruiters International (PRI) is a global patient recruitment services organization that combines powerful new technologies with time-tested methods to achieve the recruitment objectives of research studies. PRI’s targeted methods of using patient databases and online communities enables it to quickly enroll the right subjects for research studies. As part of this reach, PRI operates,  customized social media initiatives, and risk-shared contracting models. As a full-service patient recruitment services organization, PRI also provides high touch patient retention services and operates under a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) program.

For more information about PRI, please visit

Katy Hysong
(760) 448-4826