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eIRB Upgrade News Update (as of 11/15/2019)

eIRB Upgrade Latest Information User Testing ended this week! Thanks to all who volunteered! **IMPORTANT** Upcoming Hiatus on Continuing Reviews** – see below Be Prepared: Strategic Slowdown in Submissions – see below New Protocol Templates Required for Upgraded System – see below  **IMPORTANT** Upcoming Hiatus on Continuing Reviews**  We need to stop processing continuing reviews during the migration slowdown period (see below).  […]

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eIRB Upgrade News

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eIRB Update Project: Important Dates and Submission Restrictions

To migrate study data to the upgraded eIRB system, we need to have a strategic submission slowdown, to take place from January 7 to January 31. These dates are subject to change. We will keep you well-informed of any changes! Please read on to learn how the slowdown may affect your studies. New Studies: During […]

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New IRB Protocol Templates Required for Upgraded System

The use of the new protocol templates is required for all new study submissions in the new system on the go-live date, but we encourage you to start using them now! You can review the new protocol templates on our website.  For sponsor created protocols, we will also require a supplement to a sponsor protocol […]

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IRB Update- New eIRB System

Data/Study Migration is an important part of our System Upgrade project. This is where we move existing study information from the old to the new system. It is important that we can move away from our old system completely as quickly as possible. Data/Study migration is always a challenge, but our approach is designed to minimize […]

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New eIRB System Coming Q1 2020

IRB is actively working with our system vendor, Huron, on updating our current electronic system. Currently, we are actively working on updating templates, guidance and other documents that you will need when we launch the new eIRB system, scheduled for Q1 2020. The development process is intensive – so please bear with our staff as […]

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IRB Recruitment Spotlight

Remember, “cold calling” is generally prohibited as a recruitment strategy, even if the IRB approves your review of the Clinical Data Warehouse (e.g.) to find potential subjects. Initial contact must come from a treating provider, unless the patient has authorized contact via Emory Healthcare’s “front door authorization” (see flag in the medical record). Requests for […]

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The Revised Common Rule is Almost Here!

Effective January 21, 2019, human subjects research is subject to revised regulations. *Please note that FDA has not yet harmonized, so parts of the new Rule cannot be applied to FDA-regulated research.* Details are available in our recent webinars here: http://irb.emory.edu/Training/webinars.html. What will you see in eIRB? If you submit, or edit a new submission, after […]

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Common Rule Delay and Single IRB Requirement for Federally Supported Studies

On January 17, 2018, changes to the common rule that were scheduled to be effective on January 19, 2018, were delayed 6 months.  The new effective and compliance date is July 19, 2018.  This will allow time for the regulatory agencies to develop more guidance around the 2018 Common Rule, and they will also work […]

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