CVS splashes into clinical trial services, leaning on local roots to change the game in terms of patient engagement
Imagine picking up a gallon of milk and participating in a clinical trial while you’re at it.
That’s the future that CVS Health has dreamed up, and it could soon be a possibility as the company rolls out its new clinical trial services. While not technically a CRO, CVS Health plans to partner with them and drugmakers to recruit patients, run trials, and collect real-world data.
“Our focus is to give the patient or potential research participant choice,” Owen Garrick, VP of conduct and clinical trial services, told Endpoints News. “If we look at the assets and capabilities and history of CVS Health, we have the ability to essentially meet the patient where they are.”
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