WCG Innovation Challenge Finalist Temple University Discuss Closing Gap Between Clinical Research and Clinical Care with WCG Senior Advisor Linda Sullivan
Hannah Reimer and Tara White at Temple University joined Linda Sullivan to discuss their collaboration to develop a systematic way of including researchers in the clinical care of patients. Faced with the challenge of not having patients eligible to enroll in clinical study due to low adherence to standard of care guidelines, the research team reached out to the clinical care team to explore how to address the problem. Working collaboratively with the quality improvement group, they were able to drive changes that resulted in improved adherence to standard of care guidelines which enabled the research team to achieve study enrollment goals. The new approach of including research staff in a quality improvement project was viewed positively and has opened the door for collaborations in the future.
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