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Research Proposal Intake Guidance & Examples

Published by Joanna Ball | updated on February 13, 2018

  Interactive Autism Network (IAN) IAN provides research matching services where external researchers can apply to access the IAN cohort. Research projects must meet specific requirements to be eligible but does not have a formal proposal review/evaluation process. However, IAN also works with the Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge (SPARK) to develop and implement similar processes. This work has resulted in a template for evaluating studies for SPARK Research Match. (updated January 2018)   PRIDEnet The PRIDEnet Participant Advisory Committee (PAC) has developed the The PRIDE Study Ancillary Study Proposal Form to provide researchers and community partners guidance for applying to conduct Ancillary... Read more

PCORnet Obesity Demo Projects: Cycles 1-5 Evaluation Survey Questions

Published by Joanna Ball | updated on January 3, 2018

This resource contains the PCORnet Obesity Demo Projects [Antibiotics Study (ABX) and the PCORnet Bariatric Study (PBS)] evaluation survey questions from interim evaluation cycles 1-5. The evaluation activities for the Obesity Demo Projects focused on assessment of overall network functionality and PCORnet infrastructure support of large-scale observational research. Study-specific language has been removed and the format standardized in an effort to allow you to adapt the surveys for your use. Developed by: Brie Purcell & John Holmes Last updated: November 2017 Read more

SMART IRB Toolkit V1

Published by Joanna Ball | updated on December 19, 2017

This SMART IRB toolkit provides templates, guides, and best practices for institutions that would like to join SMART IRB or use it for a study. The toolkit chronologically outlines the necessary pieces around joining and using SMART IRB and provides support for both reviewing IRBs and relying institutions. Please reach out to Tamara Wurst (@tamara-wurst) if you have any questions or feedback for the toolkit. Curated by: Tamara Wurst and Amy Franklin Last Updated: November 13, 2017 Read more

Best Practice Sharing Session: ADAPTABLE Trial

Published by Jordan Capizola | updated on November 13, 2017

This office hours call gave others in PCORnet a chance to learn what the ADAPTABLE Study was, what progress had been made, and what the next steps were. Speaker: Ty Rorick, DCRI ADAPTABLE Inclusion ADAPTABLE 9FEB15 Presented on April 9, 2015 Read more

Best Practice Sharing Session: Pragmatic Trial App Suite: Supporting Patient Engagement Trial Recruitment and More

Published by Jordan Capizola | updated on November 13, 2017

This presentation helped answer the question, "How can we conduct pragmatic comparative effectiveness research more efficiently without sacrificing quality?" Tom Carton discussed the four potential solutions for multi-site pragmatic research, which included the Common Data Model, Pragmatic Trial App Suite, Global Patient ID, and Patient Network. Speaker: Dr. Tom Carton, REACHnet Final LaCDRN Best Practices Presentation Presented on May 6, 2015 Read more

Best Practice Sharing Session: Privacy Protecting Record Linkage Tool

Published by Adrianna Evans | updated on November 13, 2017

Protecting the privacy of patients while using their medical records is an important issue in today's research world. This webinar, originally hosted on April 29th, 2015, discusses the design and development of an operational privacy protecting record linkage tool. Speakers: Dr.Abel Ko, CAPriCORN PCORnet BPSS Privacy Protecting Record Linkage tool. pdf Read more

Best Practice Sharing Session: Adventures in EHR Computable Phenotypes

Published by Adrianna Evans | updated on November 13, 2017

The Southeastern Diabetes Initiative attempted to identify patients at risk for diabetes. This webinar, originally hosted on August 5th, 2015, discusses the study and it's discoveries using EHR and phenotypes across multiple sites. Speakers: Dr. Joseph Lucas, Health Systems Operations, Information Initiative at Duke University Ben Neely, DCRI Dr. Rachel Richesson, Duke University School of Nursing Shelley Rusincovitch, Applied Informatics and Architecture BPSS Adventures in EHR Read more

Best Practice Sharing Session: Streamlining IRB Review of Multisite Studies

Published by Adrianna Evans | updated on November 13, 2017

IRBShare is a National IRB Reliance Model. This webinar, originally hosted on August 18, 2015, discusses IRBShare use and some lessons learned. This presentation would be useful to those interested in learning more about a system that may speed up multistudy start dates. Speakers: Emily Sheffer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center [video width="1024" height="768" mp4=""][/video] Read more

Best Practice Sharing Session: PCORnet Commons Tools for Electronic Consent Workgroup Webinar Series: Part 1. PCORnet Case Studies

Published by Joanna Ball | updated on January 10, 2018

The PCORnet Tools for e-consent workgroup is a collaborative space fostering innovation among those who are currently implementing or seeking to develop tools and strategies for obtaining electronic informed consent. This webinar - hosted on October 23, 2017 -  is the first in a two-part series and highlights real-world experiences implementing electronic consent among several PCORnet networks. This is an opportunity to interact with colleagues and learn about the innovative work being done in electronic consent. Speakers: Holly Robertson, Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) Tom Carton, Louisiana Public Health Institute and REACHnet Colleen Lawrence, Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational... Read more

PEDSnet IRB/Regulatory Resources

Published by Adrianna Evans | updated on November 13, 2017

Click here to find all of PEDSnet's resources surrounding IRB or regulatory policies hosted on their website. Learn more about their policies and programs surrounding their Institutional Review Board. There are resources on human subjects protection, non-human subjects research, site surveys, PI responsibilities, board authorization, and more.   Find all of PEDSnet's resources at Read more