Science 37 and BEKHealth collaborate to expand patient access via community providers
The partnership will enable Science 37 to directly access electronic medical record (EMR) data to find and match patients to clinical trials across its expanding community provider network, covering more than 35 million patient lives.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and Stamford, CT., November 22, 2022—Science 37 Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNCE), the industry-leading Metasite
“As a virtual site, Science 37 is in the unique position to be able to access patients that are unavailable through a traditional site network,” said Darcy Forman, Chief Delivery Officer at Science 37. “Directly accessing the EMR data across our community providers enables us to get much more precise at feasibility and to accelerate enrollment through one of our most prolific patient recruitment channels.”
Today, less than 3% of all providers are clinical research investigators. Given their limited access to patients, less than 8% of patients are ever contacted to participate in clinical research. By using BEKHealth’s A.I. technology to search the electronic medical records of patients within Science 37’s extensive community provider network, Science 37 can match individual patients to specific clinical trial cohorts. This expands access to include patients who weren’t previously able to participate, increasing both the volume of participants and the speed of enrollment.
“We are delighted to work with Science 37 to expand access to clinical trials, particularly within under-represented communities,” said Jason Baumgartner, President and CEO at BEKHealth. “By applying our data, technology, and tools to Science 37’s flourishing community provider network, we are able to support their mission to provide access to patients who would normally not have exposure to clinical research. With this partnership, we’ll be able to target the more than 90% of patients in healthcare systems who are traditionally overlooked.”
About Science 37
Science 37, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: SNCE) mission is to accelerate clinical research by enabling universal access for patients. In 2014, we pioneered decentralized clinical trials, and we continue to lead, delivering faster, more inclusive, patient-centric trials, by removing barriers to access through a tech-enabled virtual site. The Science 37 Metasite
BEKHealth Corporation is a privately held, venture-backed business based in Connecticut. BEKHealth was founded to serve a core need of clinical research—more accurate and automated trial feasibility and patient trial matching. By combining a proprietary AI-powered EMR data-processing engine with easy-to-use and impactful workflow solutions, we provide sites and CROs the ability to achieve “the last mile” to recruit the right patients more rapidly. For more information, visit www.bekhealth.com.
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