Clinical Research Billing Minefield
Upon realizing that internal expertise did not exist to properly evaluate the research finances, the hospital engaged GuideStar to evaluate the current operational structure with a focus on examining the financial processes and procedures being used by the research staff.
Community Hospital Research Program – A Quick Start Approach
After several months of trying unsuccessfully to develop financial processes and operational structure specific to clinical trials, the hospital engaged GuideStar to expedite the development of research systems and procedures.
Existing Research Program – Realizing the Potential
In looking at its current research structure and staffing, the system recognized that it had no internal expertise to evaluate the existing program and provide information necessary to determine whether an expanded, multi-specialty clinical trials operation could be a successful endeavor, as well as financially self-sustaining. At that point, the system engaged GuideStar to perform a Comprehensive Site Evaluation.