Clinical trials conducted by CRS are operated under harmonized and standardized practices. We deliver a consistent approach in training and developing our workforce, and to implementing, conducting and managing clinical trials.
Uniform practices include the following:
Operating under the same book of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs): There are essential practices which are uniform across all clinical research. The CRS SOPs establish processes for those essential practices.
Starting new studies according to the same processes for obtaining Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval, contract negotiation, budget negotiation, and regulatory document completion.
Training and developing clinical research coordinators
Entering and updating study, visit, and patient data in the Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) which allows for easy participant payment processing, participant tracking, reporting on clinical trial metrics
Marketing clinical trials to potential participants
Project Manager support during the start-up process
Financial reporting and management of clinical research
Elements unique to some teams:
Processes that are specialized to the research, i.e. pediatrics and assent