Systems and Regulatory Issues

The impact of systems and regulatory issues, like insurance coverage and inadequate staffing, on clinical trial accrual cannot be overlooked. Here’s the place to discover best practices, talk about resources and engage with other clinical trial professionals. Or to learn more about Systems and Regulatory Issues, click here.

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Ellen Richmond
Hi Rahlyn - Thanks for sharing the link to you guest post.  I agree with you that  ResearchKit is likely to have a great big impact on awareness and that it addresses the...
We are 6 weeks into the new ACA requirements for clinical trial coverage. How's it going so far?
Started by: Linda Parreco
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Linda Parreco
The Affordable Care Act's provision for insurance coverage of routine costs for patients on clinical trials became effective on January 1, 2014, for new and renewing heal...
A big welcome to this month's guest expert, Marge Good, RN, MPH, OCN. Marge is a Nurse Consultant in the National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Prevention where she provides support to over 60 Community Clinical Oncology Programs (CCOP) and Minorit...
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You Can Cut Protocol Review Time
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Ellen Richmond
Institutional Review Boards know that they are often at least partially blamed for slowing down the protocol start-up process.  There have probably been times when every ...
Please welcome this month’s AccrualNet Guest Expert, Dr. John Marshall. Dr. Marshall is a professor of oncology at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC), holds the title of Chief, Division of Oncology/Hematology, Georgetown Un...
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Linda Parreco
Hi Margo,Thanks so much for taking the time to comment and for your thoughtful remarks. Personally, I'm really interested in the idea of normalizing the process of clinic...
Seems like social media and clinical research is on a lot of people's minds these days. This article, authored by Don Dizon and colleagues, published in Journal of Oncology Practice, and summarized here on AccrualNet,  contains some really useful informati...
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Insurance issues are a frequent barrier to enrolling patients on a study. Participants at the 2011 CCOP/MBCCOP and Research Base Meeting were energized by the success story of Carolyn McAuliffe, PhD, FNP, Director of Research at Hematology-Oncology Associa...
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Originally posted by: cra-pa on the former AccrualNet site on Oct 19, 2010.First, Christina, thank you for bringing attention to a critical barrier to successful clinical...
Originally posted by: Rose Mary Padberg, AccrualNet Team Member, on the former AccrualNet site on Jan 31, 2012. I am so pleased to introduce Walt Cronin as our January guest expert. Walt is know by many of us for his inspiring and humorous presentations at...
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Originally posted by: Anonymous on the former AccrualNet site on May 16, 2012.  Clinical trial participants rarely have contact with research staff after the study closes. For many patients, particularly those who did not experience a personal benefit from...
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Originally posted by: memaw on the former AccrualNet site on May 30, 2012. I believe it is imperative that study results be communicated to not just the research commun...
Originally posted by: Linda Parreco, AccrualNet Co-Moderator, on the former AccrualNet site on Sep 28, 2010. Please welcome our guest writer, Kerry Bridges, of the Simon Cancer Center at Indiana University. Kerry describes how the common use of a clinical ...
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