Streamline and fortify the research architecture of your health system. Strong research administration infrastructure is critical for success in today’s ever-growing and consolidating research industry.

Advarra Consulting takes pride in being a long-standing beacon of ethical guidance for the research community. We will help you develop, implement, and uphold human protections practices in alignment with your desired workflows.

Experienced Project Managers

Each client works with a senior-level staff member responsible for quality oversight of services, deliverables, and communications.

Proven Methodologies

Advarra brings hard-earned insight and knowledge to your research practice and programs, customizing each solution to specific client needs.

Regulatory Expertise

Advarra’s HRP experts have worked for academic institutions, industry organizations, and regulatory agencies. They have played key roles in the development of HRP guidances and regulations.

Transform Your Research Administration

Advarra improves critical research components:

  • Clinical operations (GxP, ICH)
  • Human research protection programs
  • Preclinical research programs
  • Research finance, contracting, and clinical billing
  • Coverage analysis and billing compliance
  • Research administration centralization
  • Technology transfer programs

Advarra also provides ad-hoc regulatory compliance input and support to ensure your research program adheres to the most recent requirements and best practices.

Customized Support for Robust Participant Protections

Collaborate with Advarra to create tailored solutions that improve the quality and efficiency of your human subjects research protection program (HRPP). We recognize that each institution is unique, and we work to develop solutions that meet your specific culture, goals, and needs. The experts at Advarra can provide consultation to your ethics program, including:

  • IRB setup and support
  • IRB education and training
  • GCP training and assistance with AAHRPP accreditation

HRPP Health Check™

Is your program ready? Our Health Check provides a formal assessment of your HRPP, with results that closely mirror AAHRPP accreditation standards and can be used as a first step in your accreditation journey.

Solutions to Your Administrative Challenges

Health systems and research institutes are committed to driving innovative improvements in patient care. Our expertise in administrative assessment and change management — along with practical tools and SOPs — help support revenue generation and ensure regulation-compliant research.

Interim Staffing Support

Overcome your temporary staffing challenges with Advarra’s on-demand interim staffing for research administration, HRPPs, and IRBs. We provide interim staffing for a variety of positions. Our consultants bring extensive knowledge to your program. Former IRB members and certified IRB professionals (CIPs) are prepared to hit the ground running and quickly work within your system.

If you have an experience gap or vacant position, we can help fill the void for roles like these and more:

  • VP of Research Administration
  • Director of Research Finance
  • Director of Clinical Operations
  • HRP Director

sIRB Implementation

Understand and operationalize the new Common Rule and NIH single IRB (sIRB) mandate to your advantage through Advarra. Our HRPP and IRB professionals will help your organization navigate the changing landscape, including how to structure research, negotiate reliance agreements, and budget IRB costs.

Consulting and Support

Create or overhaul your HRPP and IRB. When you engage Advarra, you gain direct access to experienced regulatory professionals who can advise on difficult and emerging regulatory issues to better utilize regulatory flexibilities, empower staff, and drive efficiencies. Additionally, we are in a unique position to offer specialized training for your IRB members, investigators, or staff.

Ready for Solutions That Are Altogether Better?

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