Integrated research partnerships build momentum
Anticipating the convergence of healthcare and clinical research to form learning health systems, a handful of organizations—some originating within the dedicated site network community, others within academia and the Veterans Affairs system—are partnering with community hospitals and large healthcare systems to transform the investigative site landscape.
‘Right to Try’ laws challenge clinical trial process
Should terminally ill patients be able to step around expanded access programs to gain access to investigational drugs simply because they believe, with the support of their doctor, that they will benefit? Many state governments believe the answer should be yes. Since early 2014, Right to Try laws have passed in 20 states, and currently, more are pending in 20 additional states.
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