"You don't know me, but …": access to patient data and subject recruitment in human subjects research.

@article{Schonfeld2011YouDK,
  title={"You don't know me, but …": access to patient data and subject recruitment in human subjects research.},
  author={Toby L. Schonfeld and Joseph Spencer Brown and N Jean Amoura and Bruce G. Gordon},
  journal={The American journal of bioethics : AJOB},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 11},
  pages={31-8}
}
Recruiting subjects to participate in a research study is the first step in the consent process, and therefore falls within the purview of the institutional review board (IRB) (Huntington and Robinson 2007; Neff 2008). It is a common practice to screen patients’ medical information to ensure that recruitment efforts are targeted to the appropriate… CONTINUE READING