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Clinical trials and research

  • Research requirements

    Medical research examines the structure of cells like these

    Allina Health Research Administration

    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.

    Applied research


    Division of Applied Research at Allina Health

    The Division of Applied Research advances practice-based research that serves patients, families, providers and communities. The Division designs, evaluates and applies proven ways to improve health care delivery and population health.

    Patient education

    Should I participate in a clinical trial?

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

  • 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 research resources

    • 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.

    • 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.