Using the PACT-Q to Assess Patients’ Anticoagulant Treatment Experience in Clinical Research

Life Sciences, Clinical Trials, Commercialization & HEOR,
  • Thursday, September 27, 2018 | _
  • 60 min

The side effects and burden of anticoagulant treatments may contribute to poor compliance and consequently to treatment failure. The PACT-Q was developed to help assess patients’ needs and their perceptions of anticoagulant treatment. The PACT-Q is a valid and reliable instrument that assesses patients’ expectations and satisfaction regarding their anticoagulant treatment, as well as their opinion about their treatments’ convenience of use. Its two-part structure – assessment of expectations at baseline in the first part, and of convenience, burden and treatment satisfaction in the second — It has a two-part structure – assessment of expectations at baseline in the first part, and in the second, an assessment of convenience, burden and treatment satisfaction.

The webinar will present in detail, the rationale for developing the PACT-Q, the PACT-Q development, Sanofi’s strategy on the development of COA scales and of Sanofi’s PRO questionnaire website ( and the PACT-Q’s conditions of use.

Mapi Research Trust is the official licensor and distributor of more than 300 COAs, on behalf of their developers and copyright owners. Please visit our catalog to access the complete list of COAs managed by Mapi Research Trust, or visit our website for additional information on our services to developers and copyright owners.


Aude Roborel de Climens, PhD, PRO Lead, Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR), Sanofi

Aude Roborel de Climens, PhD, is the Clinical Outcome Assessment and Patient-Reported Outcome Lead in Diabetes and Vaccines for Sanofi, a global healthcare leader that discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions for patients. In her role, she is ensuring the patient perspective is considered in drug development programs by helping clinical teams to identify what is relevant for patients and how this could be translated into endpoints which demonstrate treatment benefit for patients.

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Paulo Carita, Modeling HEAD, Global HEVA (Health Economics & Value Assessment), Sanofi

Paulo Carita is Senior Director Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR) (Head of Methods & Analytics) for Sanofi. He currently manages a team of 20 associates and has substantial expertise in statistics, economic modelling, patient reported outcomes activities and real life database analyses. Paulo has 22 years years in pharmaceutical industry working within the fields of oncology, diabetes metabolism, cardiology, thrombosis, CNS and more. Paolo has a Master’s degree in statistics from ISUP, Paris VI University.  He has also been a lecturer in health economics at Dauphine University since 2005.


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Alexia Marrel, BA – Sr Consultant, Patient-Centered Outcomes, Mapi, an ICON plc

Alexia has over 15 years’ experience in the management of international projects in the area of Patient Centred Outcomes. She has specialized interest in qualitative research, specifically in patient interviews within clinical trials, also known as mixed methods. She has delivered several client workshops on the implementation of qualitative research in clinical trials. She has participated in the development and validation of a number of PRO measures and in the design and implementation of various PRO endpoint strategies for drug clinical development programs, including several in rare diseases.

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Marie Dulac Trimoreau, Author Relations Specialist, Author Collaboration Unit, Mapi Research Trust

Marie Dulac is an Author Relations Specialist who manages health research questionnaire distribution and licensing for Mapi Research Trust.

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Who Should Attend?

This webinar is intended for professionals involved in:

  • Clinical Research
  • Academic Research
  • Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR)


What You Will Learn

Join this webinar to learn about the Perception of Anticoagulant Treatment Questionnaire (PACT-Q©), and how it can be used in clinical research.

  • Learn the rationale and methods used in developing the PACT-Q
  • Get insights on how this questionnaire can be applied in clinical research

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Mapi Research Trust

Mapi Research Trust is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving patients’ quality of life by facilitating access to Patient-Centered Outcome (PCO) information. Mapi Research Trust promotes scientific approaches in the PCO field and encourages exchanges between academics, pharmaceutical companies, and international organisations around the world in the service of incorporating the patient’s voice into every step of the development process of new treatments. For nearly two decades Mapi Research Trust has been a direct contributor to nearly every translational science research program incorporating PCO. We offer free and subsidized access to thousands of independent and academic research programs in over 130 countries every year. In this manner Mapi Research Trust contributes some 4 M€ a year in services that support academic research focusing on the improvement of patients’ lives.

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