What is this service?

MCRU staff will check in your participant and escort them to a room. The room and included infrastructure (phone and computer) will be available for use. MCRU equipment such as the blood pressure machine and scale will be available for the study team. MCRU staff will also be available to check out the participant at the end of the visit.

This service does not include: Vital signs or other measurements performed by an MCRU staff person, intravenous catheter placement or specimen collection, documentation of the visit in MiChart beyond check in and check out times, laboratory space use or supplies, or clinical supplies. The “scheduling” rate is not intended to be used for overnight stays.

Who can use this service?

MCRU hosts investigators funded by federal, state, and local agencies as well as those funded by the private sector. Investigators with IRB and MCRU approval can use this service. 

When should I contact MICHR about this service?

Please contact MICHR/MCRU to inquire about services before IRB submission. An initial feasibility review will provide the investigator and MCRU detailed information on how to best support the protocol. 

How much does this service cost?

Scheduling visits are available for $10 per hour. The cost pricing/recharge rates for this and other MICHR services are available here.