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Site Location Profiles

Research Office Address
1130 South 6th Street, Suite 100
Springfield, IL 62703

Facility Information

Electronic Health Record

  • Touchworks/Allscripts
  • 21 CFR Part 11 compliant

Dedicated CRA Monitoring Area

  • Access to fax, copier
  • Wireless connection
  • Read-only access to EMR

Secure IP Storage

  • Dedicated IP room, double locked with limited access
  • Daily temperature monitoring via electronic devices
  • IP storage thermometers regularly calibrated and include 24 hour alarm

Equipment/Supplies

  • Three (3) IP fridges
  • One (1) specimen fridge
  • One (1) -20 freezer
  • One (1) -80 freezer
  • Centrifuges (Ambient and Refrigerated)
  • Dry ice for specimen shipment
  • Yearly calibrations on required equipment

Specimen Processing

  • Specimen storage at 5-8°C, -20°C, -80°C
  • Centrifuge
  • Dry ice for specimen shipment

Patient Care Services ​

  • Full service laboratory services – CAP & CLIA Certified
  • Full service radiology including CT and MRI
  • Ambulatory Surgical Center
  • Specialized Infusion Centers

Collaborating Facilities

IRB

  • Central IRBs – utilized for all outpatient studies
  • Local IRBs – utilized for all inpatient studies
  • Fox Commercial IRB
  • SCRIHS - Springfield Committee for Research Involving Human Subjects

Local Hospitals

  • Memorial Medical Center, 701 North 1st Street, Springfield, IL
  • St. John's Hospital, 800 East Carpenter, Springfield, IL

Long-Term Storage

  • Study documents maintained on-site for 2 years after study closure
  • After 2 years, study documents are transferred to:

Clinic Profile

Clinic Overview


Ancillary Services: Radiology, Laboratory (CAP and CLIA Certified), Ambulatory Surgery Center, Outpatient Infusion Centers for Oncology, Rheumatology and Infectious Diseases, and Clinical Research

Accreditation: Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Heath Care

Clinical Research: All clinical research activities conducted by Springfield Clinic physicians are centrally coordinated and managed by a highly trained research staff within the Clinic. The Research Committee, which is a sub-committee of the Board of Directors, provides oversight of research activities.

Study Experience: Over 400 trials conducted to date

Study Enrollment: Springfield Clinic has been among the top enrolling sites in a number of multi-center clinical trials and consistently meet study enrollment goals

Research Staff:
Director of Clinical Research
Clinical Research Manager
Regulatory Specialist
Recruitment Coordinator
Clinical Research Coordinators

Address:
Springfield Clinic Research
1130 South 6th Street, Suite 100
Springfield, Illinois 62703
217.528.7541 x 14664 Fax: 217.527.4747
E-mail Contact: research@springfieldclinic.com

Clinical Research Mission Statement

The mission of the Clinical Research Department and the Research Committee is to provide Springfield Clinic patients with access to cutting edge treatments in a manner which protects human subject safety, in addition to providing qualify data to assess the risks and benefits of the specific agent or procedure under study. Toward that end we are committed to the following core values:

  • Beneficence – Risk is minimized and proportional to anticipated benefit
  • Justice – Benefits and burdens are distributed fairly among different groups
  • Respect of Persons - Maintenance of privacy and confidentiality as well as full informed consent
  • Excellence and accuracy in subject selection and data collection
  • Honesty and integrity in all activities