Posts Tagged ‘ecoi’

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

IRB Notes: Interactions between eCoI and eIRB

The interactions between eCoI and eIRB The new conflict of interest reporting system housed in Big Brain, eCoI  has been up and running since late August. This system asks researchers to report Outside Activities and Conflicts of Interest (CoIRs) in one report; previously, this required two disclosures (one in the “old” CoIR disclosure system; the other in Big Brain). 1) CoIR Compliance in eIRB: Anytime a researcher has an eCoI submission “in the works” (awaiting … 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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