The outsourced IRB: A successful case study

October 2010
Clinical Trials Administrator;Oct2010, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p118
The article discusses the importance of providing an efficient operation systems through outsourcing of institutional review board (IRB) functions. It notes that Columbia St. Mary's Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin studied this alternative when they were required to merge its research department into a clinical trial office. A task force was formed to research on the issue and the hospital approved the outsourcing of its IRB.


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