As a research subject at MultiCare you have rights and responsibilities. The rights below are the rights of every person who is asked to be in a research study. An experimental subject has the right:
Anyone considering participating in a research study that has questions about their rights as a patient may contact the MultiCare Health System Investigational Review Board by calling the IRB Office at 253-403-3877.
Information about the HIPAA privacy rule and research is provided on the National Institutes of Health Information for Patients page. The MHS IRB takes protecting your health information seriously and makes every provision possible to assure investigators do the same. Please visit the link above for specific information about HIPAA and how your information is handled during a research study. For questions on your specific study talk to the investigator or call the IRB at 253-403-3844.
Human Subject Training
All investigators and board members must prove they have Human Subjects training. There are two ways to fulfill that requirement. If you have taken a class on Human Subjects Training a copy of your transcript highlighting that class or a certificate from the training meets the MHS requirement. There are also websites that offer a training module:http://phrp.nihtraining.com/users/login.php and www.citiprogram.com