Welcome to the assessment of trends in sharing
Plain Language Summaries

Plain Language Summaries

Clinical trial investigators and sponsors are increasingly committed to providing Plain Language Summaries (PLS), also known as Lay Language Summaries, to participants, patients, and the public.

There is a growing understanding that participants and patients have a right to receive information on the results of clinical trials in a language and format that is clear, concise, and factual.

Purpose of the Assessment
This assessment captures trends in plain language summary sharing to allow you to benchmark your approach against your peers.

How long will it take to complete this assessment?
Depending on your answers, this assessment covers 4 - 9 questions that should take only about 5 minutes to complete.

Can I save my answers and complete the assessment in stages?
Yes, your answers are saved every time you click the NEXT button, which means that you can complete the assessment in stages.
Can I edit my previous answers?
Yes, you may edit your previous responses, provided you have not clicked the 'DONE' button after the last question.

If you have any questions related to this assessment, please contact Thomas Wicks at thomas.wicks@informa.com