At the Blessing Clinical Research Department, we contribute to medical knowledge.  We are involved in various types of clinical research studies, trials and treatments. The Blessing Clinical Research Department offers different types of interventional clinical trials including medication, devices, psychotherapy, new approaches to radiation therapy, surgery or a combination of these mentioned, Diagnostic, Prevention, Quality of Living, Screening, and Genetic studies. View active clinical studies here.

Experience the Blessing Difference: Clinical Research

Patients choose the Blessing for Clinical Research Department for our:

  • Quality: The Blessing Clinical Research team offers clinical trials that may offer a better Quality of Life and better patient satisfaction because they are treated like VIPs during their participation in the clinical trial. 
  • Expert Knowledge: While participating in Clinical Trials at the Blessing Clinical Research Department, there is additional oversight and supervision to ensure that the patient is treated safely and is tolerating/responding well to the intervention. Expert panels are in involved in this oversight.
  • Convenience: Most patients will already be coming to Blessing for care. So, the patient already has an existing patient-physician relationship established in an environment that they know.

Clinical Trials at the Blessing Research Department

Our Blessing Clinical Research Department clinical trial process is very stringent, step-wise process that collects information about new medications or devices before they are approved.

Clinical trials help us develop new medicines and medical treatments. At the Blessing Clinical Research Department, we aim to improve how we prevent, diagnose, and treat conditions and diseases. Once an approach has shown promise in a laboratory, we need to test it with many volunteers. All clinical trials go through multiple types of review committees including those that focus on scientific review and ethical review.

Why Participate?

Participating in a clinical trial will give you access to the latest in interventions, techniques and medicines. You will receive personal attention from the top health care providers in our area. Also, by participating, you are helping to improve health care for everyone in your community. Additional information about participating in our clinical trials is available on our patient education section.  

As a patient, choosing to participate in a clinical trial is a personal decision. You may want to speak with your doctor, family members or friends about your decision. There are advantages and risks associated with clinical trials. You can always change your mind and decide to leave the study at any time. Learn more about frequently asked questions of patients in clinical trials on our patient education section. 

Contact Us

For more information about the Blessing Clinical Research Department team please email us at or call (217) 223-8400, ext. 7201.