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About Clara Health

Clara Health is a patient-driven digital health company that streamlines the process of finding, connecting and participating in a clinical trial. The company removes the two most common causes for clinical research delays - patient recruitment and retention. On March 9th, 2022, Clara Health was acquired by M&B Sciences. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquarters Location

188 King Street #601

San Francisco, California, 94107,

United States


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ESPs containing Clara Health

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Life Sciences / Biopharma Tech

Companies in this market raise awareness of clinical trial opportunities and offer software that streamlines patient enrollment into a clinical trial. Solutions leverage varied approaches for finding patients, from AI for electronic health record (EHR) data to building disease-specific patient communities.

Clara Health named as Outperformer among 15 other companies, including Deep Lens, Elligo Health Research, and TrialJectory.

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Clara Health's Products & Differentiators

    Virtualized patient recruitment

    Clara HQ: Recruitment improves the impact of any clinical trial's recruitment effort with a comprehensive set of fully-virtualized patient recruitment solutions. Products include turnkey webpages, digital+phone+EMR screening, patient outreach, and 24/7 patient support

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Clara Health in 2 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Apr 6, 2021.

Expert Collections containing Clara Health

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Clara Health is included in 6 Expert Collections, including Clinical Trials Tech.


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Latest Clara Health News

Clara Health, Now a Part of M&B Sciences, Named Among California’s Most Innovative Clinical Trial Companies

Dec 19, 2022

December 19, 2022 09:06 AM Eastern Standard Time SAN FRANCISCO--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Clara Health, now M&B Sciences, has been named among the top 35 most innovative clinical trial companies in the Bay Area by Best Startup California. The directory tracks more than 300,000 companies in California and selected the finalists for their track record, executive leadership team, market share, innovation, and environment, social and governance (ESG) rating. Clara Health has been a leader in patient recruitment and retention technology since 2015 and now provides a full range of services to support clinical trial teams, including protocol design and site selection. The Clara Health team shares M&B Sciences’ mission to democratize access to clinical trials to improve healthcare equity for everyone. M&B Sciences, a fast-growing African-American-owned technology and research firm focused on the life sciences industry, acquired Clara Health in March and recently launched a new NeighborhoodTrials mobile app to make it easy for patients to participate in clinical trials close to home. The acquisition expands M&B’s already robust technology platform and resources, which includes its proprietary provider database with over one million providers, furthering its commitment to accelerating patient recruitment, improving diversity in clinical research and ultimately improving healthcare outcomes for all. In addition to patient recruitment, the company provides patient concierge services, clinical trials site management, development of patient registries and regulatory support services. What makes M&B Sciences unique is its ability to leverage its team’s expertise in surveillance epidemiology, data science, and spatial statistics to assess and understand burden of disease at the neighborhood level and then engage in active patient recruitment. “We are honored to receive this recognition and excited about the opportunities ahead,” M&B Sciences CEO Dr. Eddilisa Martin said. “More than 80% of clinical trials experience delays because of difficulties with recruitment. We have the ability to help sponsors recruit participants up to eight times faster, which can make a significant impact when it comes to bringing life-saving treatments to the people who need them.” About M&B Sciences Inc Based in San Diego, California, M&B Sciences, Inc is a privately held technology and research firm focused on supporting pharmaceutical, biotech, medtech and healthcare organizations in the areas of patient recruitment, patient engagement, clinical trial operations, project management, large scale data analytics, post approval surveillance, and regulatory support. For more information, visit . Contacts

Clara Health Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Clara Health founded?

    Clara Health was founded in 2016.

  • Where is Clara Health's headquarters?

    Clara Health's headquarters is located at 188 King Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Clara Health's latest funding round?

    Clara Health's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Clara Health raise?

    Clara Health raised a total of $10.59M.

  • Who are the investors of Clara Health?

    Investors of Clara Health include M&B Sciences, Plug and Play Accelerator, Nicolas Berggruen, Khosla Ventures, Abstract Ventures and 11 more.

  • Who are Clara Health's competitors?

    Competitors of Clara Health include Akkure , SubjectWell, HealthMatch, Curebase, Reify Health, Circuit Clinical, TrialJectory, Medable, Lightship, Elligo Health Research and 16 more.

  • What products does Clara Health offer?

    Clara Health's products include Virtualized patient recruitment and 3 more.

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