Groupize and MedPro Systems Create Partnership to Help the Life Sciences Industry Manage Events

BOSTON, Dec. 1, 2021.

Groupize, the industry’s most inventive platform for enterprise-wide meeting and event management, today reported a new partnership with MedPro Systems®, the leading supplier of healthcare license validation solutions to the Life Sciences industry, to streamline travel and event healthcare practitioner (HCP) license data capture and validation.

With the integration, Life Sciences enterprises can now automate HCP license verification in the Groupize platform as part of the registration process for live and virtual events.

The real-time integration validates HCP credentials at the event registration site using MedPro’s superior MedProID® database for clean and accurate matching against authoritative Federal, State, and industry data.

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Customers can then use the Groupize platform to track and view attendance data and no-shows.

“We understand that Life Sciences organizations face the daunting task of collecting, verifying, and reporting compliance-related spend and research,” explains Charles de Gaspe Beaubien, Founder of Groupize.

“This is time-consuming and can be error-prone, leaving exposure to risk.  Failing to submit timely, accurate, or complete information to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) can result in penalties of up to $100,000 per transaction. With our seamless connection to MedPro, companies can effortlessly maintain compliance with physician spend tracking regulations for any type of meeting or event.”

Combined, Groupize and MedPro Systems seamlessly integrates with SAP® Concur® for end-to-end management of HCP event expense capture and reporting. 

Today, over 450 pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers leverage the MedPro Concur Connect Expense and Invoice connectors to eliminate manual entry of HCP data and  The solution was designed to integrate with SAP Concur for end-to-end management of HCP event expense capture and reporting.

It eliminates manual entry of HCP data and captures all data attributes in SAP Concur to meet Federal Open Payments (Sun  attributes in SAP Concur to meet Federal Open Payments (Sunshine Act), State and International Aggregate Spend reporting requirements.

“Groupize’s powerful event management platform and commitment to innovation, combined with MedPro’s industry-leading healthcare data, will provide Life Sciences organizations with a comprehensive solution to manage attendees and expenses for global events with greater compliance,” said Bryan Andrews, Senior Director – Business Development & Partnerships of MedPro Systems.

“We’re pleased to be working with Groupize to deliver this game-changing functionality to the industry.” 

The Groupize solution generates a Transfer of Value report for Open Payments (Sunshine Act) compliance, allowing for a one-step export of HCP data that can be submitted to MedPro’s ComplianceReportingID or any Aggregate Spend reporting platform for auditing and reporting.

Groupize’s feature-rich platform includes an ecosystem of modules that streamline and automate the complete end-to-end meeting and events journey:

Groupize Spend Management – for Global Financial Compliance and Oversight

  • Global visibility
  • Venue sourcing
  • Approvals & workflows

Groupize Event Management 

  • Registration websites
  • Travel (profile and non-profiled) integrated to Concur
  • MedPro Validation
  • Check-in

Groupize Attendee App – for Education and Content Delivery

  • Onsite learning and training
  • Resources
  • Recordings
  • Engagement (texting and polls)
  • Virtual Meetings

Groupize Business Intelligence Expense & Reporting

  • Aggregate Spend reporting data capture
  • Expense integration via travel

Thousands of meetings and use cases in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries can benefit from the intuitive and modern Groupize solution to simplify, automate, and maintain compliance. These are some of them:

  • Dinner meetings at restaurants
  • Continuing education events
  • Internal and team building events
  • Sales meetings
  • Advisory boards
  • Product launches
  • Lunch and learns
  • Clinical trials
  • Investigator meetings 
  • Key opinion leaders
  • Patient advocacy
  • Virtual meetings
  • Speaker Bureaus Travel
  • Congress Auxiliary (room block)

Charles de Gaspe Beaubien adds, “MedPro Systems is one of the most trusted brands in the industry and we are thrilled to partner with them to continue to grow and expand our offerings for our Life Sciences customers.”

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