Bonus Features – June 26, 2022 – Walgreens gets into clinical trials, ONC offering SDOH grants, and more

This article will be a weekly roundup of interesting stories, product announcements, new hires, partnerships, research studies, awards, sales, and more. Because there’s so much happening out there in healthcare IT we aren’t able to cover in our full articles, we still want to make sure you’re informed of all the latest news, announcements, and stories happening to help you better do your job. News Walgreens has launched a clinical trial business; the company is focusing specifically on increasing racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials, as nearly half of its 9,000 are in areas defined as “socially vulnerable.” The effort will be led by three service lines: Patient recruitment (driven the company’s foundation of pharmacy and patient-authorized clinical data), decentralized clinical trials (engaging patients at home, virtually or in-person), and real-world evidence (supporting trial sponsors’ drug development strategies as well as clinical trial design and execution). The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has some money for you. The latest Leading Edge Acceleration Projects (LEAP) in Health IT funding opportunity will award grants to applicants working in two areas. The first is addressing health equity and SDOH using a combination of open-source technology and EHR systems. The second is demonstrating use cases for patient-generated health data to address equity in clinical care and research. Applications are due M...
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