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Positive deviance for pain management

This 10-minute video explains positive deviance and how clinicians at United Hospital used the process to improve how they help patients manage pain.

Clinical trials and research

Research activities take place throughout Allina Health. They include these areas:

Medical research examines the structure of cells like these

Allina Health Research Administration oversees research conducted throughout Allina Health. It helps researchers meet requirements that protect the health and privacy of patients in clinical trials.

Should I participate in a clinical trial?

This patient education piece can be used to inform patients about their options.

Clinical research resources on the Web

CenterWatch.com lists more than 41,000 industry- and government-sponsored clinical trials, as well as new drug therapies recently approved by the FDA. The site is a resource for patients interested in participating in clinical trials and for research professionals.

ClinicalTrials.gov by the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine provides patients, family members and members of the public current information about clinical research studies.