Best Practices Evaluation Rubric
The DTRA Best Practices Evaluation Rubric provides a consistent framework which may aid in evaluating DCT best practices across the trial lifecycle.
The rubric dimensions are interrelated and need to be considered holistically. To be considered a best practice, all expectations of the rubric should be met.
Why Develop a Best Practices Rubric?
This initiative presents a multi-dimensional framework called the Decentralized Research Best Practices Rubric. This process assessment tool includes core guiding principles related to evidence of success, improving patient experience, site impact, operational and technical feasibility, and regulatory and ethical compliance.
This rubric aims to:
The DTRA Best Practices Evaluation Rubric provides a consistent framework by which DCT practices may be evaluated to be considered a "best practice." Best practices are organized across the trial lifecycle:
Program Planning | Trial Planning | Trial Set-up | Trial Conduct | Trial Close and Analysis
The following best practices rubrics are not intended to be explicit instructions for use. Instead, these rubrics are intended to aid DCT stakeholders as they interpret and apply them to their projects and trial needs. The rubric dimensions are interrelated and need to be considered holistically.
To be considered a "best practice," expectations in the five dimensions of the rubric should be met.