Garden City, NY (PRWEB) April 11, 2012
Verified Clinical Trials the leading clinical trial database registry system to prevent dual enrollment in clinical trials has been Safe Harbor Certified for the EU. Thus, Verified Clinical Trials is now Safe Harbor Certified for the USA, Canada and all of the EU.
With a EU Safe Harbor certification Verified Clinical Trials certifies its compliance with the EU Directive on Data Protection. The Directive prohibits the transfer of European citizens’ personal data to non-European Union nations that do not meet the EU’s “adequacy” standard for privacy protection.
The U.S. Department of Commerce, in concert with the European Commission, developed a “Safe Harbor Framework” that allows U.S. organization to comply with the Directive by abiding by a set of Safe Harbor Privacy Principles. Companies certify their compliance with these Principles on the U. S. Department of Commerce website. The Framework was approved by the EU in 2000 and gives companies that abide by the Principles assurance that the EU will consider their practices “adequate” privacy protections for EU citizens.
"This is another example of Verified Clinical Trials is moving ahead to secure the privacy of the clinical research volunteers" stated Mitchell Efros MD FACS, CEO of Verified Clinical Trials. "What makes Verified Clinical Trials unique is the fact that we are completely web based. We do not need to install hardware or software on to a sites computer system whatsoever. Therefore, we are scalable and can rapidly spread across the globe. Furthermore, VCT can be accessed from any device and there is no limit as to number of users or locations that will utilize our system at any one time. This has resulted in widespread adoption of our system only further strengthening the network. Our model is similar to the TOPS national database registry utilized in Europe and is the only database registry model that can endure the demands of an ever increasing network to include both early and late phase clinical research.
About Verified Clinical Trials: Verified Clinical Trials is a forward thinking company developed by experts active in the clinical research community to proactively improve research subject safety and data quality in clinical research trials. Verified Clinical Trials halts dual enrollment in clinical trials and defines itself as the world's leader in the field of database registries in clinical trial research. Verified Clinical Trials is the only clinical research database registry designed specifically to enhance the quality of both early and late phase trials and has the scalability to reach all sites nationally as well as on a global level. Verified Clinical Trials offers numerous other value added services to the clinical research site, CRO, and Pharmaceutical Sponsor, that prove invaluable with regards to financial and legal issues and liabilities. To RSVP or for more information, visit http://www.verifiedclinicaltrials.com.
Kerri Weingard, ANP, Chief Operating Officer
Verified Clinical Trials +1 516 998-7499
KWeingard (at) verifiedclinicaltrials (dot) com