IRB, Security & Regulatory

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What is the Common Rule?

You’ll often hear the Common Rule discussed, so we wanted to give a quick overview. As always we suggest reading the article on HHS’ website. It is one of the shorter ones and gives a brief history. The Common Rule...

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Will my study get approved by an Institutional Review Board?

The way participants are recruited, and the experience they have is consistent across all studies. They way we store data is secure. That’s a plus for IRB approval. ProofPilot has been approved by IRBs around the world. That consistency is...

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Running Anonymous Studies

All studies on ProofPilot are confidential. ProofPilot does not support anonymous studies. All personally identifiable information is encrypted both in transit and at rest. Participants decide who they want to share their information with. Any data download available to researchers...

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Participant Verification to Reduce Fraud and Abuse

We have several solutions for confirming participant identities. Some are done automatically. Some are optional, added as a “study task” depending on the study needs. First, to reduce fraud and abuse, ProofPilot uses behavioral analytics to assess the validity of...

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Is ProofPilot HIPAA Compliant?

Yes. ProofPilot has put a significant amount of resources into meeting and in some cases exceeding HIPAA and similar health security and access regulations. There is one important caveat. Participants in studies receive notifications, via push message (phone and desktop...

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ProofPilot White paper on IT Security, Privacy, Confidentiality and Ethical Operations

For more information on ProofPilot’s IT security, privacy, confidentiality and ethical operations, please download this 12-page white paper.

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ProofPilot Automatic IRB

All studies on ProofPilot must be reviewed by a third party for an ethical and regulatory compliance check. If you do not have an institutional review board within your organization, before you study can launch, we’ll need to see a letter...

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What is an IRB and do I need one?

IRB stands for Institutional Review Board. IRBs review and monitor how a research study will be conducted to ensure the study does not cause unreasonable risks to participants. ProofPilot requires all studies be reviewed by an IRB before they launch....

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Preview Data Downloads

Before you launch your study, you can preview how your data will be collected and formatted.  All data downloaded from ProofPilot is de-identified by default. However, if you include any personally identifiable additional data elements, those items will show up...

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I need a Business Associates Agreement (BAA)

No problem. ProofPilot is happy to engage as a Business Associates at the at the Organizational license level. This service level also includes an annual security review. Please get in touch with crew@proofpilot.com to commence the BAA process and make any...

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