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Hart Clinical Consultants Names New Management Staff

Director of Clinical Operations & Business Development Among New Positions

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MELBOURNE BEACH, FL (October 17, 2014) – Hart Clinical Consultants (HCC), a global medical device clinical trial management company, is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Stan Reaves to HCC Director of Business Development and the addition of Mr. Boris Jelercic as Director of Clinical Operations.

As HCC’s Director of Clinical Operations, Jelercic (based in St. Louis, MO) will be responsible for managing the tactical operation of ongoing clinical trials, ensuring quality and timeline metrics are achieved on behalf of clients. Additionally, Jelercic will have responsibility for personnel functions and recruitment of new HCC staff. Prior to joining HCC, Jelercic served as a clinical project manager for Abbott Vascular and J. Tyson and Associates.

As HCC’s Director of Business Development, Stan Reaves (based in Atlanta) will be responsible for generating new client business and implementing HCC’s quality service program. Stan is being promoted from Sr. Field CRA and Case Proctor at HCC, and has also previously served as a Sr. Field CRA for Abbott Vascular.

In addition, Hart Clinical Consultants has hired a new senior clinical research specialist – Mr. Tony Sestrich, RN/CCRA (Palm Springs, CA). Sestrich is a 35-year medical trial veteran previously functioning as Sr. Clinical Research Associate with Abbott Vascular and with additional prior experience at Guidant Corporation, California Pacific Medical Center and the Arizona Heart Institute.

“We are extremely fortunate to attract the level of industry talent we have at HCC,” said HCC President Jim Hart. “With backgrounds working for such successful brands as Abbott Vascular and Guidant, we bring a breadth of experience to our medical device clients that is unprecedented in the industry.”

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About Hart Clinical Consultants:Hart Clinical Consultants is a comprehensive trial management organization (TMO) providing staff augmentation and leadership throughout all phases of medical device clinical trials.HCC has an industry leading staff of Senior Clinical Research Consultants and Specialists that integrate directly into host environments, providing expert proctoring, training, monitoring and oversight for medical device trials. Hart Clinical Consultants has a proven history of securing thorough and timely results for such high-profile brands as Stryker, ResMed, Avinger and Velomedix. For more information, follow @HartClinical on Twitter or visit www.hartclinicalconsultants.com

HCC Partners with Orlando-Based Realtime Clinical Consulting – Agreement expands HCC’s Regional Coverage Across Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions

ORLANDO, FL. (September 22, 2014) – Hart Clinical Consultants (HCC), a global medical device clinical trial management company, is pleased to announce a new staffing partnership with Orlando-based Realtime Clinical Consulting, a medical staffing agency specializing in providing on-site solutions for medical device clinical trials.

The new, collaborative business arrangement will provide business development benefits to both companies and will add Orlando and Raleigh, North Carolina-based staffing expertise to HCC’s growing global staff.

New additions to the HCC work team via Realtime Consulting include Kathy Potter, RN/CCRA and Graham Lovell, RN/CCRA, both based in Orlando, as well as Jim Kneller, RN/CCRA of Raleigh.

“These three, seasoned professionals offer diverse therapeutic backgrounds to HCC clients and will enhance our current site selection, trial monitoring and training offerings in the southeastern and mid-Atlantic regions,” said HCC President Jim Hart. “We look forward to a long and successful working relationship with Realtime.”

For more information about Realtime Clinical Consulting, visit http://realtimecra.com.

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About Hart Clinical Consultants:Hart Clinical Consultants is a comprehensive study management organization (SMO) providing staff augmentation and leadership throughout all phases of medical device clinical trials.HCC has an industry leading staff of Senior Clinical Research Consultants and Specialists that integrate directly into host environments, providing expert proctoring, training, monitoring and oversight for medical device trials. Hart Clinical Consultants has a proven history of securing thorough and timely results for such high-profile brands as Stryker, ResMed, Avinger and Juventas Therapeutics. For more information, follow @HartClinical on Twitter or visit www.hartclinicalconsultants.com

HCC President Honored by University of Central Florida

Clinical Trial Consultancy CEO Bestowed With Professional Achievement Award

ORLANDO (March 17, 2014) – Jim Hart, a University of Central Florida (UCF) alumni and President of Hart Clinical Consultants, a national clinical trial consultancy formed in Orlando, was recently selected by the UCF College of Nursing as a recipient of its Professional Achievement Award.

Jim founded Hart Clinical Consultants in 2011 to provide ensure clinical and regulatory activities are conducted expertly in domestic and international clinical trials.

Throughout his career, Hart has served in a range of medical roles around the country – from registered nurse to clinical researcher – with high-­‐profile organizations, including Florida Hospital, Abbott Vascular, Guidant Corporation, and Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, among others.

As the Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Hart Clinical Consultants (HCC), Jim Hart partners with medical device, pharmalogical and biomedical pioneers to conduct clinical trial operations that bring technology and innovation to market. His areas of expertise include cardiovascular, endovascular, neurovascular, and respiratory medicine, as well as diabetes care.

Hart formed HCC due to a need in the marketplace to supply highly skilled technical advisors to provide a liaison role between medical and hospital support staff at clinical trial sites. HCC now boasts a staff of 12 and is an industry leader in integrating with and training medical personnel on the proper prep, set-­‐up and use of such devices in a variety of clinical settings, ensuring established indications for use and protocols are expertly followed.

“I feel absolutely blessed to have had the educational experiences I had at the UCF College of Nursing,” said Hart. “The instructors challenged me both academically and clinically. When I graduated, I felt well prepared to tackle my medical career.”

Jim maintains active licensure as a registered nurse in Florida and Vermont and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from UCF. Jim is also credentialed as a CCRA, Certified Clinical Research Associate, through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals.

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About Hart Clinical Consultants (HCC): Hart Clinical Consultants is a staff augmentation organization, providing integrated management of professional clinical trials for medical device manufacturers within healthcare environments. For more information, follow @HartClinical on Twitter or visit www.hartclinicalconsultants.com