At WakeMed, we have spent more than 50 years ensuring that patients in our region have equal access to the very best medical care. It’s a commitment that we fulfill each day to everyone who enters one of our facilities. We treat thousands of patients a year, delivering compassionate and quality care.
Clinical research is critical in advancing health care. WakeMed believes strongly in participating in clinical research for many reasons – with the primary one being that we want to provide the very latest cutting edge care to our patients. We believe that by offering clinical studies at our facilities, carefully guided by our seasoned team of physician investigators, we will contribute to improved care locally and beyond.
We are proud to offer our patients access to a variety of clinical research studies. Each study adheres to the strictest standards in the industry.
WakeMed CRI hosts clinical research studies by partnering with highly respected local and national research firms specializing pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device studies.
Ensuring quality by applying industry standards
WakeMed CRI investigators are fully trained and well-versed on how to conduct a quality study. We have committed to:
- Using Clinical Trial Management Software offering efficiency, accurate tracking and transparency
- Subscribing to the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative that certifies our investigators in industry recognized Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training
- Providing a hospital infrastructure with state-of-the-art automation and participation in EPIC