Not-for-cause audits can keep program on track

December 2010
Clinical Trials Administrator;Dec2010, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p142
The article focuses on the quality assessment program of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles (UCLA) office designed to protect research subjects. It illustrates cases of incorrect practices and presents the selection criteria for their audits including investigators with active protocols of high volume, studies involving vulnerable subjects, and research conducted outside the U.S. The evaluation activities of their continuous quality improvement (CQI) team are also discussed.


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