IC tools help validate, discuss and document

July 2011
Clinical Trials Administrator;Jul2011, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p82
The article discusses the online database used at the University of Texas M.D. (UTMD) Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, for validating research participants and document informed consent (IC). The database includes informed consent forms (ICFs), and helps ensure compliance with privacy or Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations. Included are comments from Maria Mercado-Cooper, a supervisor at UTMD.


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