Research Articles

The Benefits of Getting Your Care from a Research-focused Hospital

Research is often thought of as something done in a lab — examining bacteria under microscopes or testing on animals. But research makes its biggest impact in a medical setting, where it improves patient lives through things as simple as surveying a patient, drawing...

What to Know About Clinical Trials

Maybe you’ve been talking to your doctor about clinical trials to treat a particular condition, researching clinical trials for a loved one or just generally curious about how they work. Use this guide to help clear up some questions you might have.  What is a...

A Matter of the Heart: Connecting Community Outreach and Clinical Research

As Our Lady of the Lake’s medical director of research, Dr. Hollis “Bud” O’Neal’s responsibilities include developing and improving access to experimental therapies while also providing opportunities for medical students and residents to learn how to effectively...

From Research to Real Life: Fast, Effective Sepsis Test Saves Lives

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition, the leading cause of death in hospitals. In this episode of  The Doctor Will Hear You Now podcast, we learn about groundbreaking research and an innovative breakthrough at our health system poised to transform sepsis detection...