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The eClinical Forum is a global network of peers. It provides a non‐competitive environment for innovation, learning and collaboration in clinical research.
This is a categorised list of questions sent in from eSRA users (sites, sponsors, CROs) with the response from the eClinical Forum eSRA Team. We will update it periodically. Please send questions to eSRA@eClinicalForum.org
Historically, each sponsor, contract research organization (CRO), clinical site, and eCOA service provider has handled eCOA data change request (DCR) processes differently, resulting in the possibility for mixed expectations among the stakeholders and inconsistent results. In the worst-case scenario, there is the risk of findings from inspections and audits, either because control over source records did not reside as expected with the site, or because there was a lack of oversight over eCOA data changes requested by sites and performed by the eCOA service provider. There is a need for a well-defined, consistent, and balanced process for handling eCOA data change requests in clinical trials. The objective of this document is to outline best practices that will result in improved data accuracy and integrity, greater transparency amongst the different stakeholders, increased consistency throughout the clinical trials industry, and adherence to the study protocol, good clinical practices (GCP), and government regulations. The approach to eCOA data changes outlined here is focused on patient-reported outcome (PRO) data but can be applied, where appropriate, to all eCOA data, including clinician-reported data and observer-reported data.
A collaborative team comprised of Critical Path Institute’s ePRO Consortium, PRO Consortium and eClinical Forum have been meeting since early 2020 to discuss this topic and produce a best-practice recommendations paper. They will be sharing their discussions during this webinar. The associated paper is anticipated to be published during 1Q 2022.
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Submission of comments on EMA’s draft “Guideline on computerised systems and electronic data in clinical trials”
These comments are provided by a team with representatives from 13 eCF member companies and have been reviewed by the eClinical Forum members. Those on the team are from Sweden, UK, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, Germany, Italy, United States, and Japan. They represent many hours of personal review/comment as well as 19 hours of team discussion. The larger eCF Membership had opportunity to review and comment as well. The resulting submitted comments (59 pages) are a consensus of member opinion.
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REGISTRATION OPEN: eClinical Forum Hybrid Workshop, Brussels May 17-19 2022
We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for our next European Workshop at the Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport, Brussels on 17-19 May 2022.
This hybrid workshop is available for face-to-face or remote participation.
REGISTRATION OPEN: eClinical Forum Hybrid Workshop, New Jersey June 8-10 2022
We are pleased to announce that registration is open for our hybrid workshop at the Old York Cellars in Ringoes, NJ on June 8-10 2022. We are very excited that we can offer this safe and fun venue as we will be meeting in an open-air event tent amidst their beautiful vineyard. Learning from each other is what we do best, and the workshop will provide opportunity for collaboration and exchange, contribution to the work of the eClinical Forum, round table discussions on hot topics and time for Q&A as well as evening networking events. For those who cannot join in person, some of the sessions will be live-streamed and recorded.