Quebec, January 27, 2016—Cliniques médicales Lacroix and DIEX Research, a private clinical research company, have announced the signature of an exclusive provincial collaboration agreement in the clinical research field, a partnership that will allow the population of Quebec to benefit from the latest leading-edge treatment.
“The creation of this collaboration model, unique in the clinical research field in Quebec, makes me very proud,” states Suzie Talbot, President of DIEX Research. “I am confident that this new agreement will meet the expectations as well as the various needs of industry clients, who will benefit from rapid access to the first network of private medical clinics in Quebec,” declares Suzie Talbot, co-founder, President and General Manager of DIEX Research.
“The integration of DIEX Research into the Cliniques médicales Lacroix network will give birth to an integrated structure that will allow patients to participate in a multitude of clinical studies, fully respecting our commitment to provide quality medical care rapidly,” adds Dr. Marc Lacroix, owner and founder of the Cliniques médicales Lacroix network.
About Diex Research
Founded in 2006, DIEX Research is a clinical research company offering services to industries in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields. Concerned first and foremost with the well-being of participants, the organization conducts Phase I to V clinical trials that meet the very strict requirements of its clients, two priorities that earned them a formidable reputation within the global medical and scientific communities. DIEX Research is headquartered in Sherbrooke and also has two centres in Montreal and one at the Institut de réadaptation en déficience physique de Quebec—CIUSSS-Capitale Nationale. This Quebecois company is the first Canadian research centre to obtain full AAHRPP accreditation (Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs www.aahrpp.org).
About the Cliniques Médicales Lacroix Network
Founded in 2009 by Dr. Marc Lacroix, the company’s objective is to offer private general and specialized medical care that is rapidly accessible in a warm and friendly atmosphere. His philosophy rests on a holistic approach which not only allows to efficiently address the patient’s various problems, but also to take act in a preventive manner, a concern that is at the core of our mission. With 13 branches currently spread out throughout the Province of Quebec, the organization continues to grow with the objective of enhancing its service offering and to broaden the range of medical services offered to individuals and to companies.
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Maryse Simard, VP, Clinical business development