Site Capabilities

Community Health Network collaborates with sponsors on clinical trials, grants and other research projects to improve the outcomes of our patients and communities. For more information on how to partner with us, please contact the Office of Research Administration:

7229 Clearvista Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Phone: 317-621-3840
Email: ORA@eCommunity.com

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

The Community Health Network IRB oversees human subjects research conducted at Community Health Network.

About IRB

Therapeutic Areas

Community Health Network physicians, nurses, pharmacists and physical therapists are currently conducting research in the following areas:

  • Behavioral Health
  • Cardiovascular
  • Nursing
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedics
  • Women's Care

Facilities and Resources

  • Community Health Network has nine (9) hospitals, 1,056 hospital beds, 20 walk-in clinics, 12 ambulatory health pavilions, 11 surgery and endoscopy centers, 11 behavioral health outpatient and inpatient care sites, and four (4) long-term care facilities.
  • Inpatient and outpatient capabilities in all regions
  • Access to multiple exam rooms at each location
  • Dedicated research staff
  • Electronic EMR (EPIC) – monitors have access
  • High speed internet
  • Copier/Fax/Scanner in each location
  • Secure records storage
  • Dedicated monitoring spaces
  • Centrifuges (ambient and refrigerated)
  • Secured drug storage (locked and temperature controlled)
  • Freezers (-20 and -70)
  • Micro and clinical laboratory
  • Pharmacies
  • Dedicated research pharmacists
  • Radiology/Imaging – MRI, X-ray, Dexa, CT, PET
  • ECG machine and access

Patient Demographics

Community Health Network serves 539,000 patients in the Indianapolis and Kokomo areas. Overall patient demographics are:

  • White/Caucasian – 75%
  • Black/African American– 10.2%
  • Hispanic/Latino – 3.2%
  • Asian 1.3%
  • Native American - .1%
  • Other/Unknown – 10.2%

Investigators

*All investigators are CITI certified.

Cardiovascular Research

Cardiovascular

Shelbourne Knee Center (Orthopedics)

Research Staff and Leadership

  • 100% of Research Coordinators are CITI and IATA Certified
  • Senior Clinical Research Coordinator (1)
  • Clinical Research Coordinator (9)
  • Clinical Research Assistant (2)
  • Research Pharmacist (2)
  • Dedicated Research Regulatory Coordinator (1)
  • EPIC certified Research Analyst (2)

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