CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CHRISTUS Health, one of the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the U. S., has signed on to the TriNetX global health research network, TriNetX announced today. CHRISTUS Health has decided to standardize on the TriNetX network as their conduit to sponsored clinical trials.
"CHRISTUS Health's partnership with TriNetX will enhance our clinical research activities and accelerate our ability to identify patients and their timely inclusion in selected clinical trials," said Sohail Rao, MD, MA, DPhil, System Vice President for Research and Academics and Chief Academic Officer at CHRISTUS Health. "It will allow us to undertake protocol design, selection of appropriate sites, collaborative research and grant funding opportunities across a range of therapeutic areas and development stages."
TriNetX is a network comprised of healthcare organizations representing over 84 million patients globally, biopharmaceutical companies, and contract research organizations (CROs). Network members utilize TriNetX's health research platform to analyze patient populations with search criteria across multiple longitudinal data points. TriNetX's advanced analytics modules provide intelligence on the most impactful criteria as well as identifying the rate at which new patients present. Each de-identified data point in the TriNetX network can be traced to healthcare organizations who then are able to identify individual patients. Researchers can discover patients for industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated studies, as well as for collaboration with peer research institutions.
"We are pleased that CHRISTUS Health has decided to join the TriNetX network," said Jim Whelan, Senior Vice President of Global Sales at TriNetX. "The addition of the total patient population and accessible data domains from CHRISTUS' multiple regions further enhance the value of TriNetX for all our members."
About CHRISTUS Health
CHRISTUS Health, an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system, is headquartered in the Dallas area and is comprised of more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS services can be found in 60 cities in the U.S., Mexico, Chile and Colombia. The system employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has over 15,000 physicians on facility medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. https://www.christushealth.org/
TriNetX is the global health research network enabling healthcare organizations, biopharma and contract research organizations (CROs) to collaborate, enhance trial design, accelerate recruitment and bring new therapies to market faster. Each member of our community shares in the consolidated value of our global, federated health research network that connects clinical researchers in real-time to the patient populations which they are attempting to study. For more information, visit https://www.trinetx.com/.
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