About Research at Mercy Hospital, a Campus of Plantation General Hospital
The Mercy Hospital Research Institute is a vital component of Mercy Hospital’s strategic vision for the future. Mercy Research Institute provides the infrastructure for physicians and the community to participate in groundbreaking clinical trials, research, and medical innovations. Working with Mercy’s medical staff, nationally recognized physicians, and pharmaceutical companies, Mercy Research Institute provides a variety of clinical trial opportunities to the community.
Research at Mercy Hospital Research Institute
Providing investigational drugs and new treatment modalities to patients is an important part of improving the health and quality of life for people who entrust their health to Mercy Hospital. Thus, Mercy Research Institute participates in a variety of clinical research in cardiology, diabetes, infectious disease, oncology, rheumatology, oncology, and many other therapeutic areas. Mercy Research Institute is proud to provide this service to its patients and the community.
Patients have become increasingly proactive in the decision-making process of their healthcare by seeking balanced and reliable sources of information regarding treatment options available in clinical trials. Mercy Hospital, through the Mercy Research Institute is committed to providing the patient community with the knowledge necessary to make an educated and informed decision on participating in clinical research.
Mercy Hospital is also affiliated with the WESTERN IRB, which is registered with the federal government and provides review and approval of clinical studies performed at Mercy. Go to www.wirb.com for more information.
The following information provides a comprehensive look at the clinical trial process and offers specific tools to for potential patients. Patients should be active and informed, asking questions and expressing concerns as they arise
- About Clinical Trials
- Important Questions to Ask
- Glossary of Terms
- Patient Forms
- Meet Our Physician Investigators
For more information about the Mercy Hospital Research Institute, please call (305) 285-2795.