Ridgeview Research partners with Prism Clinical Research

Ridgeview Research partners with Prism Clinical Research

Waconia, Minn.—Feb. 11, 2013—Ridgeview Research is pleased to be partnering with Prism Clinical Research. The partnership allows Ridgeview Research to offer a broader variety of clinical research studies to metro-area residents.

“Prism Clinical Research is a recognized industry leader in early phase clinical research, and Ridgeview looks forward to partnering with Prism to expand the research opportunities in the greater southwest metro,” said Pat Michaelson, vice president of patient care and chief nursing officer, Ridgeview Medical Center.

In partnership with its local medical community and dedicated research staff, Ridgeview Research has been conducting clinical trials since 1993. Located in Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska, Ridgeview Research is a division of Ridgeview Medical Center and has worked with 10,000 volunteers who have participated in more than 200 clinical trials. These studies are done to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a product as well as to compare it to existing treatments. The goal is to find the best treatment for a condition with minimal side effects.

“Prism Clinical Research is very excited to be partnering with the Ridgeview Medical Center,” said Jeff Cosgrove, president, Prism Clinical Research. “To be able to work with an institution that has a strong, dedicated research team, a state-of-the-art facility in Chaska, and committed researchers in nearly every clinical specialty is a wonderful opportunity for not only Ridgeview and Prism but the patients that Ridgeview serves as well.”

About Prism Clinical Research
Prism Clinical Research is a Twin Cities–based clinical research company committed to the advancement of improved medical knowledge and the community’s health. Since 2005, Prism has provided FDA-approved, investigational pharmaceutical and medical device testing services on behalf of drug and device manufacturers, academic and private physicians, as well as other researchers across Minnesota.

About Ridgeview Medical Center
Ridgeview Medical Center is an independent, regional health care network serving the west-metro area. Its award-winning network includes the Waconia-based acute care hospital, numerous primary and specialty care clinics, emergency services, specialty programs and Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska. For more information about Ridgeview Medical Center and its clinics, visit www.ridgeviewmedical.org.

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Ridgeview Medical Center