Clinical Research Information Systems

  • Prakash M. NadkarniEmail author
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)


Information systems can support a host of functions and activities within clinical research enterprises. We consider issues and workflows unique to clinical research that mandate the use of a Clinical Research Information System and distinguish its functionality from that provided by electronic medical record systems. We then describe the operations of a CRIS during different phases of a study. We finally discuss briefly the issues of standards and certification.


Clinical research information systems Clinical study data management Research data management Regulatory support systems Research logistics support Real-time electronic data validation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics and College of NursingUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA

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