NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine ranked Healthcare Communications Group No. 4160 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. Wholesale drug distributor Physician's Pharmaceutical, surgical device company Anulex Technologies, health care staffing firm Clinical Resources, and in-home health care services company Pyramed Health Services, are among the key up and coming health brands featured on this year's list.
"The leaders of the companies on this year's Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression," said Inc. president Bob LaPointe. "The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs."
From its beginnings in 1998, Healthcare Communications Group (HCG) has applied its integrated clinical trial consulting and marketing expertise to assist major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to efficiently recruit and retain patients to participate in their global clinical research studies for potentially new life-saving medicines and medical devices. "Essential to our success has been our provision of global "turnkey" solutions across the full range of clinical therapeutic areas, from acute diseases to chronic afflictions," stated HCG President and co-Founder, Frank S. Kilpatrick.
HCG's services include feasibility planning, competitive trial analysis, research study "branding", subject/principal investigator motivational research, multimedia advertising, public relations, "grassroots" community outreach initiatives, and patient/professional education. "We've refined our analytical models to assess feasibility and direct efforts toward timely clinical trial completion—it is this proven value that has brought us many loyal clients," said Kilpatrick. Its success is borne out by three-year sales growth of 28% despite the economic downturn. "While we're flattered that Inc. Magazine has recognized us for our growth, it is really a testament to our client's trust and confidence in our expertise," stated HCG Vice President and co-Founder, Linda Kilpatrick.
About Healthcare Communications Group (HCG)
A pioneering pharmaceutical clinical research trial recruitment and retention consulting firm established in 1998, HCG built its reputation as a "turnaround expert," rescuing clinical studies in trouble. Its expertise and resources, spanning the globe, have allowed the company to accelerate enrollment and bring studies to completion ahead of projected deadlines. Its offerings include full-scale services that include study feasibility, clinical trial branding, subject/investigator motivational research, multimedia advertising, public relations, community outreach initiatives, and patient/professional education. Having supported thousands of research sites to enroll and retain subjects, it boasts a wide diversity of therapeutic area expertise, underscoring its leadership in the field worldwide. Visit HCG online at www.hcg.com.
|SOURCE Healthcare Communications Group|
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