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Prominent Industry Magazines address the need for investigator site systems assessment and eSRA
Applied Clinical Trials (English, December 2018) - English
PHARMSTAGE (Japanese, October 2019) - Japanese
Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems are being used increasingly by clinical investigative sites; and there is a growing expectation, by regulatory agencies, for clinical trial sponsors to verify that EHR systems comply with requirements to protect confidentiality and provide accurate and reliable data for the use in a regulated research environment. eClinical Forum provides a free tool to assist sponsors and sites in deternining if their EHR systems are appropriate to source clinical research data.
This very important topic has been featured in 2 prominent industry magazines:
Applied Clinical Trials (English, December 2018) has published an article on the eCF eSource-Readiness Assessment (eSRA). eSRA is a list of questions, based on regulation and guidance from FDA, EMA, PMDA, and ICH for Clinical Research sites to self-assess their readiness to provide data from their electronic health records systems. This data may be electronically supplied to sponsors, or manually entered into a sponsor system, however if it originates in a healthcare system, then sponsors are responsible for assessing that these systems are appropriate.
For complete article, please see Applied Clinical Trial website: http://www.appliedclinicaltrialsonline.com/determining-if-data-electronic-health-record-systems-can-be-trusted-clinical-trial-setting
PHARMSTAGE (Japanese, October 2019) has published an article titled “Assessment of Reliability of Electronic Health Records Data Used in Clinical Trials”. It is a six-page article to discuss global regulations on EHR data, describe what eSRA is and how it is used.
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eCF BoF Webinar: Principal Investigator's Signature: Best Practices
The eCF’s PI Signature Working Group have updated their 3-year-old document which is released to eCF Members in early April. They will introduce the 2022 changes to the best practice document for Investigator’s signature on electronic Case Report Forms (eCRFs). Participants are encouraged to share their thoughts on:
- how to provide continuous monitoring of regulatory expectations;
- sharing members’ experience on implementation and regulatory findings (if any);
- brainstorming for an industry definition of the “meaning” of signature on data reported to sponsors during both traditional and non-traditional clinical trials.
Presenters: eCF PI Signature Team Leaders: Cinzia Piccinia (Eli Lilly) and Babette von Hagen (CSL Behring)
Japanese translation of eSRA V2022
Version 2022.1JP1 (10-May-2022)
Japanese translation of eSRA Handbook and Assessment Questionnaire (eSRA日本語訳)
REGISTRATION OPEN: eClinical Forum Hybrid Workshop, Brussels May 17-19 2022
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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.