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Clinical Research Partners
Clinical Research Partners is Central Virginia’s leading provider of clinical research. They specialize in finding new and improved medications for patients. If you are interested in participating in clinical research, contact a recruitment specialist to find out more. Once approved, a clinical research recruitment specialist will contact you to schedule an initial consultation. You will then receive more information regarding the process, including the requirements for scheduling and compensation.
Dr. Call is the President and Co-Founder of Clinical Research Partners, a company that conducts clinical trials in internal medicine, allergy and other related areas. He has over 250 clinical trials under his belt. His background includes research in allergy, asthma, immunology and internal medicine. He is a board-certified physician and has been conducting trials for over ten years.
In 1996, Dr. Call founded Commonwealth Clinical Research Specialists, a company that provides funds to hospitals, research facilities, and other facilities in Virginia. He is also a member of the Commonwealth Health Research Board. Among his other achievements, Dr. Call has been President of the Richmond Academy of Medicine and the Allergy and Asthma Society of Virginia. He has been named Richmond Magazine’s top allergist on several occasions.
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Partnerships with other medical professionals
Increasingly, patients are taking active roles in research, from establishing partnerships and designing research protocols to sharing their experiences and perspectives. They are changing the way sponsors think about patient involvement in clinical trials. Patients are no longer treated as “subjects,” but instead play an active role in every aspect of clinical development, from selecting outcomes to recruitment strategies. This allows patients to contribute to research by providing unique perspectives, informing the approach taken by investigators, and identifying knowledge gaps.
The clinical trial process is often complex, requiring collaboration across disciplines and institutions. In the United States, nearly 300 clinical research networks exist, with nearly half of them carrying out clinical trials. These networks involve partnerships between government agencies, organizations, and industry, and have broader objectives than individual investigator-initiated research. They seek to foster team science, develop new investigators, build scientific infrastructure, and invoke state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment techniques. They also aim to improve population health and behavior and inform health policy.
The success of partnership research depends on how well the research results can influence health care practices. Ideally, these partnerships will result in quick, actionable findings and publications that will be useful to health systems. Partners should develop and define the research question together, share findings, and contribute significant time and resources.
Partnerships between researchers and medical professionals are becoming increasingly common. In fact, bridging the gap between research and practice is now a priority worldwide. However, a lack of research examining the actual experience of collaborative research has limited understanding of how it works. In order to address this issue, researchers should seek to understand the process and the benefits of interdisciplinary and partnership research.
In order to ensure the success of discovery research, clinicians and scientists must be well-educated. For this reason, the Royal College of Physicians recently published a report, Research for All: Aiming to inspire every clinician to become research-active, the report recommends that NHS trusts invest in high-quality research and find ways to support clinicians’ involvement in patient-facing research.
Revenues generated by clinical research partnerships are not calculated in a fixed way. The amount of revenue that comes from clinical trials may be based on how much is funded by the federal government, the industry, and/or the hospital system. However, the amount of revenue that comes from these partnerships is usually relatively small and can amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Historically, most drug company revenue has come from the sales of existing drugs. These revenues reflect how much a market is willing to pay for a particular drug. They also help companies gauge the number of potential patients and their propensity to use the drug. However, in recent years, small and emerging drug companies have been developing a greater share of new drugs, and they have very little revenue to rely on. As a result, these companies must seek outside financing. Venture capital is one such source of financing.
To effectively track revenue, clinical research partners need to know which payers cover their studies. Failure to do so may lead to the payer not paying the study provider’s bill. In addition, it is important to identify the types of research participants and study devices that are part of the research. Then, a health system must be able to identify and track all the patients involved in a particular study.
In 2015, the United States FDA approved 59 new therapeutic agents, and 59 new drugs were developed during that period. As such, the pharmaceutical industry will likely continue to invest in new research and development to meet the increasing demand for drugs. The clinical trials conducted by these companies are critical to the development of new medicines.
Clinical trials are different from other forms of care, as the pharma company contracts with the hospital for each individual event. This way, hospitals make money from each event, and individual physicians can increase their income by participating in clinical trials. Revenues generated by clinical research partners are not limited to pharmaceutical industry trials, and the costs involved in developing new drugs are often shared between the two companies.