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MSH is digitalised with patients’ medical records now available in electronic format. Please click here for more information regarding the Digital Hospital (internal link). MSH researchers have access to the integrated electronic Medical Record (ieMR) research support module – PowerTrials.
PowerTrials is clinical trial management system that includes a reliable repository for study documents including researh protocols and Participant Information and Consent Forms (PICFs).
Metro South Research Governance approved interventional studies that have impact on clinical delivery are required to use the PowerTrials solution in ieMR to ensure visibility of interventional study activity in real time within the patients’ medical record.
Metro South Research has a dedicated Research Compliance Officer that can:
One-on-one support is available from the Metro South Research Compliance Officer on the utilisation of PowerTrials and research activity in the ieMR. Please contact the Metro South Research Compliance Officer to discuss further.
All Metro South researchers with access to the ieMR in concert with their relevant professional stream, will have access to the digital research support module (PowerTrials). Non-MSH research personnel will need to delegate ieMR activity to MSH employed research members.
Requests for data extracts can be submitted through the Metro South Health Data Hub (internal link).
For further information regarding access to the ieMR for study monitoring purposes, please contact your sites relevant Health Information Management Services (HIMS) team: