2021 SOCRA Conference Features Westat’s Clinical Research
Westat Clinical Trials staff are participating in the virtual SOCRA 30th Annual Conference being held September 22-25, 2021. The theme is Disseminating Knowledge to Enhance Clinical Research Innovation. The conference is designed to help the global clinical research community come together and work toward safe, efficient, and quality clinical research.
Westat staff are presenting the following posters. See the online program for more conference details
Bert Arevalo and Roslyn Hennessey. (Poster.) Let Us In! Accessing Electronic Medical Records for Site Monitoring: A CRO’s Perspective.
Access to source data is critical to monitoring clinical investigations, yet access to electronic medical records (EMR) can present some challenges. The poster presents a Contract Research Organization (CRO) experience, challenges, requirements, and successful approaches with accessing EMR.
Laura Paolinelli. (Poster.) Conduct of Remote Clinical Research Associate Quality Control Monitoring Visits During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The quality control (QC) monitoring process has adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic through remote QC monitoring. Remote QC monitoring has faced many challenges. The poster is about the feasibility to conduct QC visits remotely.