Parexel expands patient access to clinical trials through

BOSTON and Durham, NC, June 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Parexel, a leading global clinical research organization (CRO), today announced the launch of its Community Alliance Network, a new program integrating more clinical research in community health care to better serve patients and thereby create new opportunities for greater diversity in clinical trials. SVC Health®the leading healthcare solutions company, and Javara, the leading integrated research organization, joined the network as inaugural members, opening the door to community-based research sites and increasing access to new patient populations to support the conduct of trials for Parexel’s biopharmaceutical customers.

“For too long, clinical research has been siled into small pockets of the healthcare system,” said Clare Grace, PhD, chief patient officer at Parexel. “Not only has this therapeutic innovation slowed down, it has also limited patients’ access to clinical research as a care option. Giving patients more opportunities to access and participate in clinical research – through their doctor’s office, in CVS MinuteClinics® within the designated HealthHUB® or through traditional university sites or hospitals – is a crucial and strategic decision. Parexel is leading the way in giving access to the 95% of patients not currently participating in research to design patient-centered clinical trials.

Over the past 10 years, Parexel has built its Site Alliance network with over 500 top clinical research institutes and 21,000 principal investigators in over 20 countries with diverse site staff and patient populations across all therapeutic areas. The company’s Community Alliance Network builds on these efforts through alliances with healthcare and research organizations that have close relationships with patients who previously had little or no ability to participate in clinical research.

“The traditional research delivery model does not effectively connect the majority of patients to clinical trial opportunities as part of a patient’s routine healthcare experience, and therefore only a small percentage is currently aware of the research as a potential care option,” Jennifer said. Byrne, CEO of Javara. “Parexel’s Community Alliance Network aligns perfectly with Javara’s mission to advance access to clinical research as a care option by connecting with patients through the healthcare organizations and physicians they already know and trust. It is a privilege to join this program as an inaugural member to further bridge the gap between clinical research and clinical care and bring trials to those who need them most.

“By joining the Community Alliance Network, we can continue to bring healthcare solutions to consumers within the communities where they live and work,” said Tony Clapsis, SVP and General Manager of Clinical Trial Services, CVS Health. .. “Through our community presence across the United States, we are able to expedite access to clinical trials and, at the same time, help address long-standing recruitment and diversity issues. “

About Parexel
One of the world’s largest clinical research organisations, Parexel supports the development of innovative new medicines to improve patient health. We provide services to help life science and biopharmaceutical customers around the world turn scientific discoveries into new treatments. From decentralized clinical trials to regulatory advisory services to leveraging real-world insights, our therapeutic, technical and functional capability is underpinned by a deep belief in what we do. For more information, visit and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

About CVS Health
CVS Health is the leading healthcare solutions company, delivering care like no one else can. We reach more people and improve the health of communities across America through our local presence, digital channels, and more than 300,000 employees, including more than 40,000 physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and nurse practitioners. Where and when people need us, we help them with their health, whether it’s managing chronic conditions, sticking to their medications, or accessing affordable health and wellness services from most convenient way. We help people navigate the health care system and their personal health care by improving access, reducing costs, and being a trusted partner for every meaningful health moment. And we do it with heart, every day. To learn more, visit

About Javara
Javara, the leading integrated research organization (IRO), partners with leading healthcare organizations to deliver point-of-care access to clinical trials, reaching patients through their trusted physician by integrating the personnel and research infrastructure. Our highly diverse patient populations ensure that clinical trials are completed with high enrollment and retention rates for delivering quality data. Javara’s centralized resources and standardized operations deliver efficiencies for accelerated study start-up and quality results, so fewer obstacles stand in the way of the product approval process. As pioneers of Clinical Research as an Option of Care (CRAACO), Javara is transforming healthcare and changing lives through a reimagined approach to clinical trials. For more information, visit and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.


Parexel media contacts
Lori Preuit Dorer
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Danaka Williams
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CVS Media Contact
Francis McLoughlin
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Javara Media Contact
Emily Simpson
+1 336 306 5309
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