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CRID Example

More data sharing, less data silos!
The Clinical Research ID (The CRID) is a service that enables patients involved in clinical research the opportunity to create their own Unique Universal ID. You create your CRID (for yourself and/or your child) and you decide which researchers to share it with. By sharing your CRID, researchers can then reuse, merge and share your research data (without using your PII/PHI). It's a free service and we'll never sell or share your information with anyone.

Parents & Patients

Click HERE to create your account. If you already have an account, click LOGIN to access the system.

Benefits for Patients

Patient

• The CRID is a patient-generated identifier specifically for use in clinical research. The parent/patient decides who to share it with.
• Patients and parents no longer need to handover sensitive PII/PHI to research studies.
• There's a significantly less chance of a person having multiple IDs because the patient generates and shares their own CRID.
• The CRID identifier addresses privacy issues because no PHI is shared and it's the patient that decides to share their CRID identifier.
• Parents and patients can gain visibility into the research studies they're enrolled in.
• The CRID identifier can reduce 'survey fatigue' because previously provided information can be identified and reused.
• It's significantly easier for different research studies to merge, share and compare patients' clinical data.

Benefits for Researchers

Researcher

• Reuse, merge and share de-identified research datasets with other IRB-approved research studies.
• Reuse data previously provided by parents/patients.
• CRID identifiers can be added to research studies retrospectively.

Benefits for the Research Community

Community

• Eliminate data silos.
• Enhance that value of the current datasets.
• Reduce inefficiencies in data collection.
• Patient-orientated systems can be built by 3rd parties that enable greater collaboration and data sharing and reuse of patients' data.
• Reuse, merge and share de-identified research datasets with other IRB-approved research studies.

Supporters

Supporters

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