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What should Research Compliance staff look for in a vendor of online IRB system? Here are some general areas on which you should not compromise. We all know what IRB software systems are, but often times evaluating systems, and the companies behind them, is difficult. Too often it is hard to move beyond the superficial information gleaned from the sales representative you might meet at a yearly conference; if you are lucky enough to have the... Read More
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Researchers have a tedious and arduous work ethic. Even the most productive employees can struggle with efficiency because of the comprehensive processes. The good news is that introducing an online research compliance system can increase productivity, accuracy, and more. You may also find that you reduce the time spent on the process as well as costs along the way. There are a few features to explore when you begin researching an online research compliance system to... Read More
One recurring discussion that occurs at our full IRB board meetings is what is “more than minimal risk”. According to 45 C.F.R 46.102(i), aka “The Common Rule”, minimal risk is defined as “the probability and magnitude of harm or discomfort anticipated in the research are not greater in and of themselves than those ordinarily encountered in daily life or during the performance of routine physical or psychological examinations or tests.” Those of us who work at smaller institutions with... Read More