Jupiter Medical Center

Center Information

CLINICAL RESEARCH DEPT
Jupiter Medical Center
1210 S Old Dixie Highway
Jupiter, FL 33458
USA
561-263-5791
561-263-4149 (fax)
clinicaltrials@jupitermed.com
www.jupitermed.com
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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Dental and Oral Health
Dermatology
Devices
Endocrinology
Family Medicine
Gastroenterology
Genetic Disease
Healthy Volunteers
Hematology
Hepatology (Liver, Pancreatic, Gall Bladder)
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Musculoskeletal
Nephrology
Neurology
Nutrition and Weight Loss
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Oncology
Ophthalmology
Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat)
Pediatrics/Neonatology
Pharmacology/Toxicology
Plastic Surgery
Podiatry
Psychiatry/Psychology
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases
Rheumatology
Sleep
Urology

Center Overview

Jupiter Medical Center (JMC) participates in clinical studies and affiliates with national research organizations to deliver clinical trials to our local community. Our affiliations allow access to National Cancer Institute sponsored clinical trials. Patients have access to research that addresses many aspects of cancer care, including new forms of treatment, methods of prevention, ways of screening for cancer, and ways to improve comfort and quality of life for cancer patients. Jupiter Medical Center also participates in trials addressing general medicine, surgical outcomes and biosciences. This included women's health, gastrointestinal, orthopedic, cardiovascular, sleep disturbance and diabetes type trials.

Mission: The Clinical Research Department (CRD) at JMC collaborates with leading research organizations and physicians to deliver and manage clinical trials for the JMC community. The CRD is committed to supporting the research community in the conduct of ethical clinical research and human subject protection in compliance with law. The CRD provides consultation on questions related to regulations and standards of practice governing human research. The CRD provides education and training; develops policy and processes; and leads quality improvement efforts in areas of clinical trial management. Our goal is to create an interdisciplinary collaborative environment among researchers, physicians and our community.

Clinical trials offered at Jupiter Medical Center include:

  • Oncology-related trials such as lung and breast cancers
  • Disease-specific trials such as surgery studies, orthopedic, cardiovascular, neurological and women's health
  • Bio specimen trials
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen trials
  • Infectious Disease studies
  • Prevention trials

Performance Metrics

Number of Studies Conducted: 200+
Number of Studies Actually Completed: 100+
Number of Active Patients in the Database: 55
Regulatory Submission Turn-Around Time: 10 Business Day(s)
Average Number of Total Patients Enrolled: 350
Average Percent of Total Patients Randomized: 35%
Average Percent of ‘Completed’ Studies that met Enrollment Goals: 95%
EDC Capabilities: Yes

Clinical Research Experience

Jupiter Medical Center Research began in 2002. Our Research Team provides the experience to complete studies on time and in a detail oriented manner. SOPs are updated annually and as needed. We have successfully completed numerous regulatory audits from the FDA, NCI, and sponsors. Our staff works collaboratively with sponsors, physicians, and research participants to collect and report quality data. We specialize in the following areas:

  • Oncology
  • Cardiology
  • Orthopedics
  • Plastic surgery
  • Pain management
  • Neurology
  • Internal medicine
  • Women's health

Some of the sponsors we have worked with include:

  • Adept
  • Bard
  • Contura
  • NCI
  • Morphotek
  • Merck
  • OPKO Health
  • Caris Life Sciences
  • Scripps Research Institute
  • Accuray

Facility Description

A not-for-profit 283-bed regional medical center consisting of 163 private acute care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and Hospice beds, Jupiter Medical Center provides a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in oncology, imaging, orthopedics & spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung & thoracic, women’s health, weight management and men’s health. Founded in 1979, the Medical Center has approximately 1,500 team members, 575 physicians and 640 volunteers. For more information on Jupiter Medical Center Clinical Research, please call (561) 263-5791 or visit www.jupitermed.com.

Investigator Experience

All of our physicians involved in research hold credentials per FDA guidelines. We currently have 65 Research Certified Principal Investigators at our organization and 18 are NCI Principal Investigators. Our Investigators specialize in the following areas:

  • Anesthesia
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • OB/GYN
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pathology
  • Podiatry
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Pulmonary
  • Psychology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology

Staff Expertise

  • 12 years as an established Research Program
  • Team of certified /trained clinical research professionals
  • Our staff is proficient in subject screening, consenting and data analysis
  • Continuing staff education
  • Multiple methods of recruitment available including marketing/advertisements, database mining, brochures, service line meetings and tumor boards
  • Feasibility assessments
  • Bilingual staff available at our site
  • Staff is trained in the following areas:
    • NIH Human Protection Guidelines
    • GCP Guidelines
    • IATA/Hazardous Materials Shipping
    • Multiple clinical trial softwares
    • Clinical Research Professional credentialing
  • Screening plans unique to each protocol
  • 0% history of patients lost to follow up

Patient Demographics

Jupiter Medical Center is located in Palm Beach County, Florida and has a total population of 1.35 million people.

Population by demographic:

  • 79% White
  • 11% Hispanic
  • 6% African American
  • 2% Asian
  • 2% Other

Population by Age:

  • 0-17 years - 13%
  • 18-64 years - 62%
  • 65+ years - 25%

Other Information

Jupiter Medical Center has a local Institutional Review Board (IRB) designated to review and monitor biomedical research involving human subjects. In accordance with FDA regulations, Jupiter Medical Center’s IRB has the authority to approve, require modifications in (to secure approval), or disapprove research. The purpose of IRB review is to assure, both in advance and by periodic review, that appropriate steps are taken to protect the rights and welfare of those participating as subjects in research offered by Jupiter Medical Center and its medical staff. All research must be acknowledged and or approved by the Jupiter Medical Center Institutional Review Board. Our board has worked with numerous sponsors and offers a quick response in protocol approvals , amendments and continuing review. Budget, contracts and study start up is timely at site.

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If you are interested in contacting this center to discuss placing a clinical trial there, please complete and send the email form below. A representative from the research center will then follow up with you.