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How We Can Help

Patients: The thousands of people who choose to participate in clinical research at Spectrum Health each year help to improve health and healthcare in our community and around the world. Spectrum Health is pleased to offer patients several clinical trial options. One of our research nurses or coordinators can help you determine if participation in a clinical trial may be right for you. Contact us at 616.391.3050 or researchassist@spectrumhealth.org.

Investigators and sponsors: Our large office of experienced professionals offers a wide array of research facilitation services:

  • Project coordination with rigorous quality control and 24-hour accountability
    • Phase I-IV drug and device trials
    • Industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated
    • Local, national, multi-site
    • Retrospective research with EHR database queries
    • IND, IDE, HDE
    • Emergency- and expanded-use research
    • Translational, genetics, biospecimen research
    • Protocol development
    • Statistics
    • IRB facilitation
    • Contract review and negotiation
    • Grants facilitation
    • Budget development and maintenance
    • Quality assurance reviews
    • Research education