Spectrum of services
Children & Family – Science – Industry
A detailed proposal for services will be worked out and agreed upon.
Consultation of Pediatric Expert Groups – Austria
OKISD operates closely with the Austrian Pediatric Society for Children and Adolescents.
The OKIDS network may offer expert opinions on pediatric clinical trial protocols and specified feasibilities from the point of view of medical practice, standard of care, disease prevalence, number of patients, and general feasibility in Austria.
The following therapeutic areas (Subspecialties of Pediatrics) of are represented and may be addressed through the central OKIDS contact point:
- Pediatric Endocrinology
- Pediatrioc Dermatology
- Pediatric Gastroenterology
- Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
- Pediatric Infectious Diseases
- Pediatric Immunology
- Pediatric Haemostaseology
- Pediatric Cardiology
- Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care
- Pediatric Nephrology
- Pediatric Pneumology & Allergology
- Pediatric Palliative care
- Pediatric Rheumatology
- Metabolic Diseases
- General pediatric
Feasibility Check – fast and valid
Utilize the knowledge of the OKIDS network locations to evaluate the feasibility of studies in Austria with the cooperation of pediatric centers, and make optimal use of the existing resources.
Contract management – customized and comprehensive
Together with the interface of clinics and contract management, the locations ensure rapid reviewing of contracts while taking center-specific features into account.
Conduct of pediatric clinical trials
Local Coordination – central and competent
You will benefit from the fact that one person will be in charge of all aspects of study at the center and will ensure smooth integration of all required partners on site. The teams at the locations offer their extensive experience and continuity of service.
The integration of all contact points pertaining to studies (laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, etc.) and their additional services into the main contract permits even more rapid conclusion of contracts and commencement of studies. Sub-contracts will be not required any more.
OKIDS Personnel support on demand (Study Nurses, Monitoring)
– flexible and experienced
You may trust competent experts in all specialties, all of whom are familiar with local conditions. The OKIDS offices will help you to select the study staff you need.
Advice and Service for Study Teams at Pediatric Centers
Planning, submission, and execution of clinical trials
Study teams benefit from a comprehensive catalog of services from network partners – ranging from advice about the study protocol, help in submitting the protocol to the ethics committee, to the practical execution of studies on site. The OKIDS team accompanies you throughout your study in the academic as well as the industrial sector.
Training and Advanced Training
Trained and experienced personnel play a major role in the successful accomplishment of clinical trials.
Training courses covering various aspects of clinical trials are offered regularly at the OKIDS locations in Vienna, Graz, Innsbruck and Salzburg. The courses are designed for, and oriented to the needs of, principal investigators as well as study nurses, study coordinators, research and study assistants.