Institution Becomes Tenth Leading Children’s Hospital to Adopt the
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2013--
Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business
consulting services, today announced that Seattle Children’s Research
Institute has selected the Company’s Click®
software to automate key business processes associated with research
administration and regulatory compliance.
Seattle Children’s Research Institute will implement Huron’s
Click solutions in four key areas:
Financial Interest Reporting – the system will centralize, streamline
and improve financial disclosures required for securing research
funding, including helping to facilitate the management of conflicts
of interest (COI).
Institutional Review Board (IRB) – the software will strengthen
oversight of human subjects research, including protocol submission,
review, and administration.
Pre-Award Grants and Award Management – Click software will automate
all grants application processes, including submission to Grants.gov,
and will also enable comprehensive award management.
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) – the system will
leverage electronic forms and workflow to simplify oversight and
improve compliance of animal studies.
“As research advances the health and well-being of our children, we are
grateful to see Click software play a role in speeding the startup and
conduct of studies that are bringing new therapies into use at Seattle
Children’s Research Institute and nine other institutions, all of which
rank in the top ten in their specialties in the latest U.S. News and
World Report annual survey of Best Children’s Hospitals,” said Nick
Stier, managing director, Huron
Seattle Children’s Research Institute and many other leading research
institutions use Huron’s
Click platform to automate a wide range of administrative and
compliance processes, including those associated with IRB, IACUC, COI,
Grants, and Clinical Trials.
About Seattle Children’s Research Institute
Located in downtown Seattle’s biotech corridor, Seattle Children’s
Research Institute is pushing the boundaries of medical research to find
cures for pediatric diseases and improve outcomes for children all over
the world. Internationally recognized investigators and staff at the
research institute are advancing new discoveries in cancer, genetics,
immunology, pathology, infectious disease, injury prevention and
bioethics, among others. As part of Seattle Children’s Hospital, the
research institute brings together leading minds in pediatric research
to provide patients with the best care possible. Seattle Children’s
serves as the primary teaching, clinical and research site for the
Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of
Medicine, which consistently ranks as one of the best pediatric
departments in the country. For more information, visit http://www.seattlechildrens.org/research.
About Click, a Huron Solution
Huron's Click® Portal software has been developed to meet the
needs of leading academic medical centers and research institutions
throughout North America. Click solutions are deployed by consulting
experts from Huron
Education working in conjunction with local client teams.
Configurable applications for grants administration, research
compliance, and clinical trials efficiently manage the business of
research by combining information technology with industry best
practices. Huron Education’s professionals have worked with more than 95
of the top 100 research universities in the U.S. More information can be
found at www.huronconsultinggroup.com/click
or follow us on Twitter: @Huron.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve
performance, reduce costs, leverage technology, process and review large
amounts of complex data, address regulatory changes, recover from
distress and stimulate growth. Our professionals employ their expertise
in administration, management, finance, operations, strategy and
technology to provide our clients with specialized analyses and
customized advice and solutions that are tailored to address each
client's particular challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable
and measurable results. The Company provides consulting services to a
wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations,
including healthcare organizations, leading academic institutions,
Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities and law firms. Huron has
worked with more than 95 of the top 100 research universities, more than
400 corporate general counsel, and more than 385 hospitals and academic
medical centers. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
Source: Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group
Jennifer Frost Hennagir