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The eClinical Forum is happy to announce the Public release of the “eCF Requirements V2019PR”.
ABOUT THE ECF REQUIREMENTSThe eClinical Forum has produced a set of Requirements, which are based upon statements in regulatory documents that pertain to the design, development, implementation, and management of electronic systems that support clinical research data as well as those statements that pertain to the handling of data that will be used in a regulated clinical trial. We have reviewed regulatory documents from the FDA, EMA, PMDA, and ICH to produce this set of requirements. Each Requirement has as its basis one or more statements from one or more of these regulatory documents. The Requirements can be used to determine if systems that data which will become part of a regulated clinical trial are consistent with regulatory requirements and if systems and process that manage these data have the necessary features.
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Free Public Webinar: Sponsor responsibility to Assess Investigator Site Systems that may originate source for clinical trials & the free eSRA tool
Presenter: Kelley Olree, Study Manager – Pfizer, and eClinical Forum eSRA Team
This webinar will discuss:
eClinical Forum announces Public Release of "Requirements for Electronic Data for Regulated Clinical Trials"
eCF Webinar: Industry Standard HL7 FHIR as used to integrate Sponsor’s EDC system with Site’s EHR System
This presentation will focus on how to reduce the amount of manual data entry for Site users by leveraging Health Level 7 (HL7) Fast Health Interoperable Resources (FHIR) standard. Some sponsors are using FHIR to automate data entry of the EDC System’s Case Report Forms by integrating with their Site’s EHR System. This is an exciting trend that is in very early stages of adoption across the industry. We will hear from a site regarding how they send data (local labs, vitals, demographics, EKG, etc. ) directly to their sponsors and CROs via data file extracts and FHIR. We will hear from a technology vendor who has adopted the FHIR standard.
Birds-of-a-Feather Round Table Discussion: New recommendations from EMA on the frequency of investigators’ signature collection on eCRF data
In July 2020, EMA released a new Q&A to provide further expectations on continuous oversight and frequency of investigators’ signature collection on eCRF data reported to the sponsor. Prior to filing a marketing authorization application, all eCRF data should be signed and dated. But also important data such as that related to reporting of SAEs, adjudication of important events and endpoint data, DSMB review, should be signed off in a timely manner. In addition, a timely review and sign-off of data that are entered directly into the CRF as source is particularly important.
The intent of this webinar is to identify if there are new challenges, and if any – to proceed with an update to the eCF best practices on investigator signatures document that was released in 2017.