Small research institution has some big tips

March 2010
Clinical Trials Administrator;Mar2010, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p29
The article focuses on tips offered by small research institutions on cutting paperwork and encouraging research. Ways to improve regulatory process include posting the Institutional Review Board (IRB) information online, allowing for attachments of changes to the protocol with the use of selected headings and having improvements in the process of the IRB. Other tips include knowing which part of research falls under the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations and which does not.


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