Clinical Research Information Systems
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.
KeywordsClinical 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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