Posts Tagged ‘conflict of interest’

Changes in eCoI

Good news! We made two small changes to eCoI, our online conflict of interest disclosure system, so we could make disclosure faster and easier for everyone. 1) We removed the second level signer requirement in eCoI. In the past, researchers who disclosed outside activities and other significant financial interests (SFIs) required approval signature by two levels (typically Department Chair and Dean) before their eCoI submission could be processed. From now on, disclosures will require only … Read More

Sunshine Provisions National Provider Call, Aug. 8

The “Sunshine Provisions” of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act requires manufacturers to report to the federal government any payments they make to physicians and teaching hospitals. Pharmaceutical, medical device, biological and medical supply manufacturers will start tracking payments to physicians on August 1, 2013.  This information will be made available on a publicly accessible website beginning September 30, 2014. The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is holding a National Provider … Read More

New eCoI rolls three conflict of interest disclosures into one

Back in December, we told you about the NIH’s revised  regulations regarding conflict of interest in research.  These regulations were enacted to manage the growing complexity of conflicts of interest for investigators receiving grants from the Public Health Service through objectivity, transparency and accountability. OHSU’s Integrity Office has developed a new Conflict of Interest (CoI) System named eCoI. This new system replaces two separate systems (CoIR Management System and the Big Brain CoI module) with … Read More

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