Community hospitals fail to capitalize on clinical trials

Community hospitals are missing the boat when it comes to using clinical research to expand their business revenue or give them a competitive edge, according to a new report by GuideStar. Most critical is their inability to participate in clinical trials that could give them the lead on employing cutting-edge therapies in their facilities. That's despite the fact there is a rise in the number of U.S. provider-conducted clinical trials. However, some smaller hospitals are teaming up with larger teaching facilities to provide clinical trial access to their patients. Read the full article at FierceHealthcare.

 

 

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