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CAIMED - Ambulatory Center for Medical Research

 
 

Physical Facility



 

OFFICE

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Physician Offices


3

Patient Exam Rooms 5
Patient Waiting Rooms 2
Study Coordinator Offices 3
Record Rooms 4
Monitor Rooms 2
Gynecology Exam Rooms 1
Laboratory(Clinical Research Lab) 1
Reception Area 1
Conference Room 1
Blood Drawing Room 1
Drug Store Room 3
Supply Room 1
Ponce School of Medicine Reference Laboratory 1


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Center Overview

  • CAIMED Center is one of the largest clinical research centers in the Southern part of Puerto Rico.
  • Our research philosophy is to enhance patient care through participation in clinical trials: access to the latest therapeutic alternatives, augment follow-up of medical problems, and ease the financial burden of health care.
  • CAIMED Center has successfully participated in > 80 clinical trials.

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Clinical Research Experience

Therapeutic Areas

  • Diabetes
  • Woman’s Health
    • Osteoporosis
  • Cancer Prevention
    • Prostate
    • Cervical
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV
  • Anemia/Renal Failure
  • Hypertension
  • Vaccine Trials
    • Rotavirus
    • Human Papilloma Virus
  • Neuroscience
    • Diabetic Neuropathy
    • Schizophrenia
    • Fibromyalgia
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Gene Therapy
  • Rheumatology
  • Cancer Therapy





     


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Research Sponsors

  • Abbott
  • Amgen
  • Bristol Myers-Squibb
  • CRO
    • Icon
    • PPD
    • Quintiles
  • Eli Lilly
  • Ferring Pharmaceuticals
  • Glaxo Smith Kline
  • Merck Sharp & Dohme
  • Norvartis
  • Pfizer
  • Roche
  • Sci-Clone
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Speedel Pharma
  • Takeda

     


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Certificates of  Training CAIMED Staff

  • Fed-Ex IATA Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Biohazard and Biomedical Waste Management
  • Use in Handling of Fire Extinguishers
  • Radioactive Safety Course
  • Certified Laboratory Animal Technician
  • IRB Compliance Courses
  • CPR Certified nurse / medical staff
  • HIPAA Law Compliance Course
     

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CAIMED Laboratory Equipment

  • Centrifuge – Room Temperature/Refrigerated
  • Freezer – Minus 20°Centigrade
  • Freezer – Minus 80ºCentigrade
  • Refrigerator 2° - 8°Centrigrade (3)
  • Biological Type 2 Hood
  • Water Bath
  • PCR Hood
  • Laboratory work bench
     

                                                                                                       
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CAIMED Office and Clinical Equipment

  • Computers
  • Internet / Modem
  • Dedicated Fax Lines
  • Electronic Data Transfer Capabilities
  • Television & VCR
  • Patient exam tables (4)
  • “Crash cart” & oxygen tank
  • Blood Drawing Chair
  • Electrocardiogram machines (3)
  • Blood Pressure Equipment
  • 3 wall mounted sphygmomanometer units
  • 2 portable sphygmomanometers
  • One mercury sphygmomanometer
  • One GE PRO 100 Dynamap®
  • Tanita weight scales


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Miscellaneous Equipment

  • Desks
  • Chairs
  • Shelves
  • Telephones
  • Fire extinguishers


                                                                                                       
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