ACRES, ActivMed Focus on Site Accreditation, Standards

December 30, 2015

ActivMed will participate in ACRES ongoing Site Accreditation and Standards Initiative (SASI) to improve performance of global research sites through shared standards, accreditation, training and support.

The Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES), a Massachusetts-based non-profit organization building a global system for clinical research and ActivMed Practices & Research, Inc., a woman-owned, for-profit, multi-specialty, free standing research organization based in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, announced a strategic alliance. ActivMed will participate in ACRES ongoing Site Accreditation and Standards Initiative (SASI) to improve performance of global research sites through shared standards, accreditation, training and support.  

ActivMed participation will start with membership in a Phase III standards domain team involving personnel and professionalism criteria. With access to nearly one million patients in the Northeast region and a full range of clinical research studies (Phase I, II, III, IIIb and IV) performed on an inpatient and outpatient basis, ActivMed will also collaborate with ACRES in the testing of developed standards and processes for ACRES site accreditation work, professional development programs for research staff that can be offered within local communities as well as on line and the development of education and training programs ongoing at reasonable costs.

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