What is eCRIS? eCRIS is OHSU’s new electronic Clinical Research Information System. It is used for management of clinical research studies and facilitates study set up and ongoing management, including budgeting, financial management and subject tracking. Is it mandatory? Starting when? Yes. Studies that meet the inclusion criteria that are submitted to eIRB on or after 1/14/14 must use eCRIS. Ongoing studies must be transitioned to eCRIS by 7/14/14. Which studies are required to be … Read More
Towards a Better Institutional Review Board (IRB) Presenter: IRB Chair, Kathryn Schuff, M.D., MCR Thursday, December 12, 10 to 11 a.m. UHS 8B60 As part of its mission to serve the research community with transparency and expediency, the IRB and Research Integrity Office are rethinking how we do business with an eye for simplifying submissions and improving turn-around times. Come hear about the proposed changes that include: Innovative re-examination of the IRB process Immediate and forthcoming … Read More
The Oregon Bioscience Association is holding an informational workshop on Small Business Innovation Research Awards, more commonly referred to as SBIR’s, and other forms of government grant funding. This is a great event for any aspiring scientific entrepreneur. This workshop will cover the broadest spectrum of federal programs, including SBIR/STTR programs for the National Science Foundation, United States Department of Agriculture, and the Environmental Protection Agency, with an emphasis on the National Institutes of Health. David H. Farrell, … Read More
Information about applying to corporations or foundations for research funding has a new home on O2, OHSU’s intranet. On the site, you will find: A list of corporations and foundations that require internal coordination Procedures, forms, and FAQs for applying to Collins Medical Trust Sample corporate sponsorship letter and gift-in kind donation forms Visit the new Corporate and Foundation Relations site.
Do you want to learn how to complete mutual agreements for research collaborations? Do you want to make the process quicker, more efficient, and virtually painless? OHSU’s office of Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) will show you the various types of research agreements to help you save time and effort. Come join this lunch time presentation on “How to make the transfer of materials (virtually) painless” on December 5, 2013 in Mackenzie Hall 2201, … Read More
OHSU’s electronic clinical research information system, eCRIS, has new functionality available. Look for the following features: Active studies with industry funding can generate invoices and display payment data from Oracle Grants Accounting (OGA). The Create Invoice button is available on the budget workspace for active studies. Invoices are created based on the information contained in the payment terms smartform. Automatic payments, or those paid to OHSU without having to create and send an invoice, can … Read More
The Sponsored Projects Administration and Research Grants and Contracts offices will be closed on November 28 and November 29 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Please plan accordingly.
As you may know, starting in January 2014 the electronic Clinical Research Information System (eCRIS) will be required for all studies enrolling prospectively consenting OHSU subjects. Then in July 2014, all existing studies must be migrated to eCRIS as well. We realize this change may have a significant impact on a busy study coordinator or investigator’s day, so we asked around to see how things were going. “Before the training sessions the new system seemed … Read More
If your studies involve prospectively consented human subjects, then starting in January 2014, you will be required to use eCRIS, an institution-wide computer application for the budgeting, financial management, contracting, and study management of OHSU clinical research studies, including subject tracking, regulatory reporting, and document management. Come join us for coffee, learn about new functionality launching November 18, and hear about user experience to date on Thursday, November 14, 2013, from 9 to 10 a.m. in … Read More
In about two months, eCRIS, OHSU’s new clinical research management system, will be required for all new clinical studies enrolling prospectively consented human subjects. Later in 2014, eCRIS will become mandatory for existing studies as well. As of October, about 100 people have been trained on eCRIS and 60 new studies have voluntarily made the transition. While eCRIS was designed to make your life easier, new users have found that it’s harder to learn when … Read More