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This issue of Clinical Researcher takes the opportunity to step back and explore the various means by which clinical research has become more involved in the general healthcare industry. To some extent, the evolution of clinical research has been in sync with the overall healthcare industry, although it has not always proceeded in a single direction. As reflected in the articles included in this issue, the two have steadily become more intertwined, with a diverse array of interactions, changes, and applications of thinking.