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ACRES Unveils Global Quality Standard for Clinical Research Site Accreditation

The Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES), a multi-stakeholder non-profit public-interest collaborative building a comprehensive global system to accelerate medicines development, has released for public review and comment the first global quality standard for clinical research sites, creating a foundation for voluntary accreditation.   CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (PRWEB) JULY 17, 2018 The Alliance for…

NEJM: Accreditation of Clinical Research Sites — Moving Forward

Perspective Accreditation of Clinical Research Sites — Moving Forward NEJM 27 June 2018 Greg Koski, Ph.D., M.D., Larry Kennedy, Ph.D., Mary F. Tobin, Ph.D. and Matthew Whalen, Ph.D. ARTICLE Metrics 5 References Accreditation is used in many fields, including education, travel, construction, and health care. When implemented correctly, it improves quality, performance, and safety, while signaling to the…

ACRES Augments Board of Directors in Building for the Future of Health Sciences

The Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES), a Global Life Sciences Collaborative, Throttles-up Leadership as Implementation of a Comprehensive Integrated System for Health Care and Research Accelerates Worldwide. “ACRES important systems-engineering initiatives …are now bearing fruit. To address the challenges of implementation we are ensuring that we have the expertise and experience necessary…

ACRES and EXOCHAIN To Accelerate Clinical Research with LYNK BLOCKCHAIN Protocol

The Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety® signs Agreement with EXOCHAIN™ to Provide Blockchain Technology in Support of Patient and Physician Secure Identity in Clinical Trials. EXOCHAIN CEO and co-founder, Bob Stewart: “Success… depends on trust, accessibility, and immutability of shared data and transparency. This is a perfect use case for EXOCHAIN’s LYNK utility…

ACRES to Launch Innovative Patient Empowerment Initiative for Biomedical Research

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 19, 2017 Dr. Greg Koski, President and CEO of the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES), announced today the roll-out of the ACRES Patient Empowerment Initiative, aligning diverse stakeholders across the clinical research community—including patients, regulators, pharmaceutical companies, research sites, contract research organizations, suppliers, ethics committees—to integrate multiple efforts…

Former ICON CMO, Dr. Brendan M Buckley, Joins ACRES Board of Directors

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 14, 2017 The Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES) welcomes Professor Brendan M. Buckley, MB, DPhil, FRCPI, former Chief Medical Officer of ICON, to the ACRES Board of Directors. Dr. Buckley brings expertise from over 30 years’ experience in clinical research and academic clinical practice in endocrinology, diabetes and…

ACRES and QMI Launch Quality Management Continuum for the Clinical Research Enterprise

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 12, 2017 The Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES) President and CEO, Dr. Greg Koski, and Dr. Larry Kennedy, Founder and CEO of the Quality Management Institute (QMI), announced that the two organizations will unite efforts to build and deploy a comprehensive professional quality management systems environment to enhance…

ACRES Co-Founder Greg Koski Receives Lifetime Achievement Recognition

AMSTERDAM (PRWEB) DECEMBER 05, 2017 Dr. Greg Koski, CEO and Co-Founder of the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES), received a Lifetime Achievement Award during a special plenary session of the Partnerships in Clinical Trials (PCT) Europe conference at the RAI Center in Amsterdam. The PCT Lifetime Achievement Award, in association with mdgroup,…

Task Force Dagger Foundation Receives US Special Operations Command’s Patriot Award for Significant and Enduring Support

On 2 March, the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Awarded Task Force Dagger Foundation the US Special Operations Command’s Patriot Award. The award was presented by the USSOCOM Commander, General Raymond A. Thomas. GEN Thomas Presenting the US Special Operations Command’s Patriot Award to Task Force Dagger Foundation. Accepting on behalf of Task Force…