The On-line Collaborative Research Environment (OnCore) is a comprehensive web-based clinical research management system (CRMS) that seamlessly integrates all of the components of research activity across the research enterprise.

OnCore is Augusta University’s CRMS of record.  OnCore provides an informatics infrastructure for managing research, including the full range of operational components:

  • Clinical trial lifecycle management

  • Study participant and safety management

  • Electronic data capture

  • Scientific Review Committee management

  • Reporting

  • Biospecimen management

  • Sponsor billing compliance

  • Study budget management

  • Patient registries, and

  • Integration with other enterprise-wide systems.

OnCore is designed to lessen the burden on investigators and research staff, so that conducting research is organized and efficient. It is not limited to administrative tasks, however. OnCore has the capability to capture and store research data that can be exported for additional analyses and reporting.

For more information about OnCore, visit Forte Research Systems website.

*ONCORE PROJECT DEVELOPMENT*

Phase                   Objectives

Phase 1

  • Implement OnCore’s CRMS with basic protocol and subject management functionality, and demographic interface
  • Implement calendaring function, including forms and patient visit tracking
  • ClinicalTrials.gov link
  • Effort report tracking
  • Electronic Protocol Review Monitoring System (ePRMS)

Phase 2

 
  • Deployment to Cancer Center, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center and Clinical Trials Office
  • Retrieve Protocol Execution (RPE) integration with PowerTrials/Electronic Medical Record to indicate subject trial participation status
  • Implement biospecimen management system (BSM) and unified registries management (URM)

Phase 3

 
  • Study Billing Compliance
  • Deployment to entire enterprise, including College of Allied Health Sciences, Dental College of Georgia, College of Nursing, Research Centers and Research Institutes
  • Link to IRBNet
  • Begin interface with EMR laboratory results and radiology results, and financial systems

*NEWSLETTERS*

*ONLINE TRAINING FOR AFFILIATE SITES AND AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY/AUMC EMPLOYEES*

Basic training for research staff is available online via pre-recorded training videos by Forte Research Systems. Training covers OnCore basics, such as navigating OnCore, personalizing the home page, an overview of the Protocol Coordinator (PC) Console, Regulatory and Task List Management and CRA/Subjects consoles for subject status management and visit tracking. You may be assigned anywhere from one to few videos based on your research role. 

To request training:

  1. Complete the OnCore User Training Request Form. The OnCore Office will register you in Forte Academy. In addition, a user profile in the OnCore Training database will be created for you for practice purposes. Details will be provided in a confirmation email.
  2. After viewing the training videos, complete the OnCore Basics Competency Quiz. A score of 80% is required to pass.
  3. For AU/AUMC employees, complete and send the signed Access Request Form for Augusta University/AUMC Employees to OnCore@augusta.edu.
  4. For affiliate site users, complete Access Request Form Non-Augusta University/AUMC Employees. Send completed form to the Augusta University Protocol Coordinator for the multi-center study for which you are participating.
  5. After your signed/approved access request form has been submitted to the OnCore Office, your account will be activated in the PROD (real) database.

*AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY INSTRUCTOR-LED TRAINING*

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For a listing of regularly scheduled instructor-led training, visit the Events Calendar and search for "OnCore."

 

PLEASE CONTACT THE ONCORE OFFICE (ONCORE@AUGUSTA.EDU; 1-5476) IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS.

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Contact Us

OnCore Office
Health Sciences Campus
1120 15th Street, CJ-2128
Augusta, GA 30912
   706-721-5476  
   OnCore@augusta.edu