Logistical and Budgetary Issues
The following are common logistical and budgetary questions investigators are faced with when preparing clinical protocols that include imaging endpoints.
Can experimental imaging be performed in the clinical radiology center?
How can examinations that are not standard of care be billed to a grant?
Are there scheduling constraints for experimental imaging?
Are research coordinators required to be present during performance of experimental imaging?
The sponsor requires that all imaging be performed on the same equipment.
The sponsor requires specific imaging protocols for the study.
The sponsor requires completion of technical imaging forms during the study.
The sponsor requires anonymized image submission to a central site.