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National dental data repository now available to UMN researchers

University of Minnesota researchers can now access the oral health records of more than 4.3 million consenting patients, thanks to a new data repository. 
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Electronic regulatory binder tool now available to UMN researchers

Florence eBinders is now available at the University of Minnesota, enabling health sciences study teams to replace paper forms and physical study binders with a digital option. The electronic regulatory binder tool gives PIs and study…
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Now available: COVID-19 patient data for retrospective and observational research

University of Minnesota researchers can now access high-quality COVID-19 patient data for their research, thanks to a new registry from CTSI.  Patients included The COVID-19 Registry houses the electronic medical records of COVID-19…
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Guide: Selecting technology for rural health research

Minnesota rural health researchers have a new framework for evaluating and selecting technology, thanks to a guide from CTSI. The framework outlines a step-by-step approach and provides links to local and national tools, funding…
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eBinders to be used for new studies supported by CTSI’s regulatory specialists

Paper forms and physical study binders will soon be replaced by an electronic regulatory binder tool, thanks to the implementation of Florence eBinders at CTSI. The tool gives PIs and study teams an efficient, secure way to electronically…
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Innovating for COVID-19 clinical care and recovery efforts

Shortly after healthcare system M Health Fairview converted Bethesda into a COVID-19 hospital, they teamed up with CTSI. Together, the partners built a robust infrastructure for COVID-19 research, pursuing innovative ways to engage…
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OnCore launches study entry service

University of Minnesota health sciences studies can now start up more quickly, thanks to a new free service from OnCore. Researchers who request the service can get their protocols and IRB review information entered into the OnCore…
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New tool for obtaining remote consent of COVID-19 study participants

IRB-approved COVID-19 studies can now get study participants’ consent using electronic signature, thanks to a recent effort to validate REDCap’s electronic consent (eConsent) capabilities for FDA compliance purposes.  Rather than collect…
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CTSI leads project to launch website of high-quality biostatistics resources and training

CTSI’s Biostatistical Design and Analysis Center (BDAC) has partnered with the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Special Interest Group (BERD-SIG) to create the…
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Clinical Trial Management System Director accepts dual role as new IT Director for CTSI

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) congratulates Josh Fehrmann for taking on an expanded leadership role as IT Director for CTSI, as well as continuing work as Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) Director. As IT…

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