ACTRI Recharge Rates

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Center for Clinical Research

Service requests must come through the ACTRI website request form in order to receive the approved recharge rates. Contact Dr. Mark Wallace for questions about bundling services.

Clinic SupportUCSD UsersNon-UCSD Users
Contact Mary Maeve Taaffe, RN, Nurse Supervisor, for additional questions
Nursing—RNVS, injection (SQ, IM), IV infusion (non-chemo as well as monoclonal & chemo infusions), IVPush, oral medication administration, assessment, RN observation, urine pregnancy test, urine dipstick, urine toxicology test, hematocrit/hemoglobin testing, blood glucose finger stick, phlebotomy, serial PK's, blood sample processing, sample shipping, ECG/EKG, consenting, patient teaching, large volume blood draws, documentation, assisting with procedures such as liver biopsy, nerve block placement, stress testshourly—recharged in 30-minute increments$93 $135
Nursing—RN for Phase I studiesSame as above + RN is 1:1 with subjecthourly—recharged in 30-minute increments$97 $141
24-hour RN costSame as above + RN is 1:1 with subjectroom fee included$2,300$3,335
Nursing LVNVS, urine pregnancy test , urine dipstick, urine toxicology test, hematocrit/hemoglobin testing, blood glucose finger stick, IV placement, phlebotomy, serial PK's, blood sample processing, sample shipping, oral and ECG, non-RN observation, patient teaching, large volume blood draws, documentationhourly—recharged in 30-minute increments$52 $76
Clinical CoordinatorCommunicates with sponsors, schedules subject visits, manages database, assists with phlebotomy, measures vital signs, performs ECGs, conducts subject evaluations, processes and ships samples, assists with regulatory tasks.hourly$55$80
DietitianMetabolic kitchen meals prepared by RD, food frequency questionnaires, resting metabolic rate/indirect calorimetry, bioelectrical impedance analysis & report, skinfold set/anthropometricshourly—recharged in 30-minute increments$74 $108
Food Services - Snack$10 $15
Food Services - Breakfast$15 $22
Food Services - Lunch$20 $29
Food services - Dinner$30 $44
DEXA ScansMachine not available without our technicianflat rate per patient/per scan$93 $135
VO2 Exercise TestingMachine not available without our technicianflat rate per patient/per test$100 $145
Room Only - Exercise RoomPreparation and restocking of suppliesper patient$20 $29
Room Only - Exam roomPreparation and restocking of suppliesper patient$20 $29
Room Only - Treatment RoomMinor procedure surgical roomper patient$100 $145
Room Only
—Infusion Room
Preparation and restocking of suppliesper patient$40 $58
Room Only - Sleep RoomPreparation and restocking of suppliesper patient$40 $58
Admission (nightly)
—Hillcrest
Includes nurses, food12-hour shift$1,206$1,749
Overnight - ECOBIncludes nurses, food12-hour shift$1,206$1,749
Phlebotomy OnlySingle stickflat rate/single stick$20 $29
Processing of Lab SpecimensWithout shipping$45 $66
Processing of Lab SpecimensWith shipping—dry ice$55 $80
Use of Lab/Lab EquipmentAccess to lab during business hoursdaily$15 $22
UltrasoundCardiacper procedure - flat rate per patient$180 $261
UltrasoundVascularper procedure - flat rate per patient$171 $248
UltrasoundAbdomenper procedure - flat rate per patient$135 $196
UltrasoundUnlistedper procedure - flat rate per patient$71 $103
Ultrasound Usage Only (no technician)Must have proper training/certification to use machineper region/per hemisphere$100 $145
Sleep RecordingTechnician, based on 12-hour shift—overtime for additional hoursper hour$55 $80
Machine Use OnlySleep equipmentper patient$40 $58
Machine Use OnlyEKGper patient$15 $22
Machine Use OnlyPortable ultrasoundper 24 hours$50 $73
Non-RN DutiesNon-RN dutiesper hour$45 $66
Parking FeeDaytimeper visit*$5 $5
Parking FeeOvernightper visit*$8 $8
Pass-through ChargesSpecialty supplies such as biopsy trays, drugs, specialty tubs, parking per daybased on actual costs
* Parking fees are at the same rates for UC users and non-UC users

Research Pharmacy

Service requests must come through the ACTRI website request form in order to receive the approved recharge rates.

Research PharmacyUsers
Protocol Set-Up – Inpatient/Outpatient TrialsOne time non-refundable fee includes but is not limited to: reviewing the protocol; developing specific dispensing procedures set by the study protocol; creating randomization scheme (if needed); building inpatient order sets in Epic (mandatory); and developing pre-printed orders sets for 7/24 inpatient studies (must be approved by the PI prior to use). In addition, but is not limited to: Investigational Drug Service (IDS) to meet with the sponsor at Site Initiation Visit and during scheduled quarterly monitoring visits; study drug inventory will be accurately maintained and documented; and IDS staff will provide in-service training to nursing and impatient pharmacy studies
$2,700
Renewal Fee – AnnualFor multi-year studies, an annual maintenance fee will be applied on the anniversary of the date that the initial Set-Up Fee was applied. The maintenance fee covers, but is not limited to: scheduled quarterly monitoring visits and continuing investigational product management (temperature-controlled storage, regular inventory and documentation, and query responses that occur regardless of medication dispensation). $1,250
Closure FeeClosing Task includes, but is not limited to: conducting close-out visit with the sponsor; performing final drug accountability and drug destruction on site (if needed); completing any inquiries; providing supporting documents such as temperature logs, drug receipts, etc.; completing final billing (if not finalized prior); and storing protocol-specific pharmacy binder (on site up to 12 months, then long-term storage [Iron Mountain] for additional 22 years). $500
Fee per Rx Dispensed/Compounded per hour for weekdays$125
Fee per RX Dispensed/Compounded per hour for evenings
$188
Fee per RX Dispensed/Compounded first two hours for weekends, holidays $376
Fee per RX Dispensed/Compounded hour 3+ for weekends, holidays
 $188
Fee for Simple Encapsulation (costs of drug and labor are not included): $1/capsule
Randomization Assignment (flat fee)          $100
Additional Monitoring Visit beyond the quarterly visits  $100/visit

Informatics

Service requests must come through the ACTRI website request form in order to receive the approved recharge rates. Projects usually involve a combination of some or all of the listed services. Free project consultation is available. Free project consultation is available. Please contact Joyce Saria or (858) 657-5142 to schedule.

BMI UnitUC UsersNon-UC Users
Consulting ServicesContact Anthony Koures for Additional Questions
Information Security ConsultProvides security assessments, governance and/or documentation for NIST and/or HIPPA specific requirements; implements appropriate security controls to include intrusion detection, penetration testing, etc.hourly$92 $134
Project Management ConsultProvides project oversight to include scope, timeline, communication and status reporting; technical writinghourly$70 $102
IT Systems ConsultEvaluates appropriate software based on business requirements, vendor negotiation and purchases, license management (split/shared) RSA Tokens (hard/soft), etc.hourly$67 $98
Research Scientist /Jr Faculty ConsultationData Concierge for UC Rex, CDWRhourly$117 $170
Sr Faculty ConsultationResearch Advisorhourly$134 $195
Application SupportContact Perry Shipman for Additional Questions
Application User SupportProvide application user support, training for Velos, RedCap and other research-related applications; provide new application implementation support; provide operational supporthourly$86 $125
Application Usage FeeProvide use of application resources to include storage, memory and CPU utilization, includes archival and restoral of datamonthly$100 $145
BMI Technical SupportContact Anthony Koures for Additional Questions
Desktop SupportDesktop support to include request for new hardware/software, access request, licensing purchase request and desktop application supporthourly$53 $77
General Programming/Database Programming (DB/Reporting)Provide database programming/scripting support; provides programming support (website, user interface/system interface)hourly$106 $154
System Admin/Network SupportProvide system architecture and engineering support; upgrades and patching OS; data backup supporthourly$91 $132

Biostatistics

Service requests must come through the ACTRI website request form in order to receive the approved recharge rates. Contact Dr. Mark Wallace for additional questions.

Biostatistician ServicesUC UsersNon-UC Users
Contact Dr. Ronghui (Lily) Xu for additional questions
Biostatistician ServicesStudy design and proposal writing, study implementation and management, statistical analysis, publishing and communication for longitudinal data, survival analysis, observational studies, and high-dimensional data
hourly rate

$100/faculty time

$60/staff time*

$150/faculty time 

$87/staff time*

Sr Faculty Consult hourly rate$153 $222
Project Scientist Consult hourly rate$125 $182

*Rates effective April 1, 2016 and supported by the ACTRI.

Laboratories

Service requests must come through the ACTRI website request form in order to receive the approved recharge rates. Contact David Boyle for questions.

ACTRI—TRT UnitUC UsersNon-UC Users
Storage Contact Josh Hillman for Additional Questions
Freezer Box2-inch boxmonthly$20 $29
Freezer Box3-inch boxmonthly$42 $61
Freezer Rackmonthly$120 $174
Liquid Nitrogen Rackmonthly$80 $116
Storage Retrievalper access$47 $69
AssaysContact Josh Hillman for Additional Questions
DNA Extraction Blood/Cellsper sample$12 $18
DNA Extraction Tissueper sample$13 $19
RNA Extraction Bloodper sample$6 $9
RNA Extraction Cellsper sample$4 $6
RNA Extraction Tissueper sample$4 $6
Picogreenper test$5 $8
Ribogreen (RNA)per test$5 $8
1-plexper test$15 $22
2-plexper test$21 $31
3-plexper test$23 $34
4-plexper test$25 $37
5-plexper test$30 $44
6-plexper test$33 $48
7-plexper test$37 $54
8-plexper test$41 $60
9-plexper test$46 $67
10-plexper test$50 $73
PCR—Qpcr—Tissueper test$7 $11
PCR—Qpcr—Bloodper test$6 $9
PCR—Qpcr—Cellsper test$6 $9
FC and BC HourlyUsage of the FC or BC machine with tech timehourly$35 $51
SRA ConsultSRA Tech Time in addition to testshourly$61 $89
Sr Faculty Consulthourly$140 $203

Clinical Coordinator

Service requests must come through the ACTRI website request form in order to receive the approved recharge rates.

 UC UsersNon-UC Users
Coordinator time (hourly) $55 $80

Recharge Rates effective July 1, 2015.

Regulatory Support

Service requests must come through the ACTRI website request form in order to receive the approved recharge rates.

ACTRI help with submissionsUC UsersNon-UC Users
 
IRB submission
( First Submission)
First submissionflat rate$1,500$2,175
IRB submission
(Amendment)
Amendment or annual reviewflat rate$500 $725