The six regional nodes – one at each healthcare region – work to improve the prerequisites for conducting clinical studies and for increasing the quality of the studies.
The number of persons who have agreed to take part in Linköping Municipality was the highest in the country. Carl Johan Östgren, the local research manager, says that lives have been saved, and that more people wanted to take part than was possible.
SCAPIS is the largest population study in Sweden within the cardiovascular and pulmonary system area. It is a world unique project that includes 30,000 patients and involves all six healthcare regions, university hospitals and a number of scientific players.
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