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Quality Management

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Friday, September 28, 2018, 1:15 to 2:00                                          

Utilizing the Research Ehtics Review Process as a Method to Incorporate Quality by Design 

Mr. Staios will describe the actions taken to incorporate quality by design principles into the conduct of human participant research at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. A framework of the approach and the main outcomes of this process change will be presented. 309

Presenter: Gregory Staios, MSc, CCRP, Manager, Research Quality and Privacy, St. Michael's Hospital, Applied Health Research Center  

Track: Quality Management


Friday, September 28, 2018, 2:05 to 2:50                                          

Enhancing Safety and Efficiency Through Implementaiton of Electronic Tools 

The Investigational Drug Service (IDS) is a component of the Hospital Pharmacy Services at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System (UI Health). It is charged to assist and support clinical drug research within UI Health in providing safe, high-quality, and cost-effective care that is core to a patient-centered organization. IDS actively engages in continuous quality improvement initiatives to advance patient care, education, and research. This presentation highlights several Window-based electronic tools IDS had developed and implemented to promote workflow efficiency and to enhance safety. 311

Presenter: David Chan, PharmD, PhD, BCOP, CCRP, Clinical Pharmacist, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System 

Track: Quality Management


Friday, September 28, 2018, 3:25 to 4:10                                          

Tools and Techniques for Effective Clinical Research Start-Up at an Academic Medical Center 

Activating a clinical research project at an academic medical center requires significant planning and effort from study teams. Research sponsors often have difficulty understanding a process lacking in transparency, and so start-up becomes a barrier to study enrollment. This talk breaks down that barrier by advocating specific project management and communication techniques and tools that accelerate the start-up process without sacrificing quality. 313

Presenter: Michael Mapel, CCRP, Clinical Research Lead, David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Pediatrics 

Track: Quality Management


Friday, September 28, 2018, 4:15 to 5:00                                          

The Internal Research Quality Audit Experience: Lessons Learned So Far

Ms. Marzinotto will provide an overview of the internal research quality audit process. The speaker will discuss the most common audit findings and the identification of educational needs. Development of an educational series for researchers to improve the quality of the conduct of clinical research will be elaborated. 315

Presenter: Velma Marzinotto, BScN, RN, CCRP, Senior Research Compliance & Education Specialist, St. Michael's Hospital 

Track: Quality Management