CTRI Recharge Rates

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Center for Clinical Research

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

Clinic Support UCSD Users Non-UCSD Users
Contact Mary Maeve Taaffe, RN, Nurse Supervisor, for additional questions
Nursing—RN VS, 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 tests hourly—recharged in 30-minute increments $93 $135
Nursing—RN for Phase I studies Same as above + RN is 1:1 with subject hourly—recharged in 30-minute increments $97 $141
24-hour RN cost Same as above + RN is 1:1 with subject room fee included $2,300 $3,335
Nursing LVN VS, 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, documentation hourly—recharged in 30-minute increments $52 $76
Clinical Coordinator Communicates 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
Dietitian Metabolic kitchen meals prepared by RD, food frequency questionnaires, resting metabolic rate/indirect calorimetry, bioelectrical impedance analysis & report, skinfold set/anthropometrics hourly—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 Scans Machine not available without our technician flat rate per patient/per scan $93 $135
VO2 Exercise Testing Machine not available without our technician flat rate per patient/per test $100 $145
Room Only - Exercise Room Preparation and restocking of supplies per patient $20 $29
Room Only - Exam room Preparation and restocking of supplies per patient $20 $29
Room Only - Treatment Room Minor procedure surgical room per patient $100 $145
Room Only
—Infusion Room
Preparation and restocking of supplies per patient $40 $58
Room Only - Sleep Room Preparation and restocking of supplies per patient $40 $58
Admission (nightly)
—Hillcrest
Includes nurses, food 12-hour shift $1,206 $1,749
Overnight - ECOB Includes nurses, food 12-hour shift $1,206 $1,749
Phlebotomy Only Single stick flat rate/single stick $20 $29
Processing of Lab Specimens Without shipping $45 $66
Processing of Lab Specimens With shipping—dry ice $55 $80
Use of Lab/Lab Equipment Access to lab during business hours daily $15 $22
Ultrasound Cardiac per procedure - flat rate per patient $180 $261
Ultrasound Vascular per procedure - flat rate per patient $171 $248
Ultrasound Abdomen per procedure - flat rate per patient $135 $196
Ultrasound Unlisted per procedure - flat rate per patient $71 $103
Ultrasound Usage Only (no technician) Must have proper training/certification to use machine per region/per hemisphere $100 $145
Sleep Recording Technician, based on 12-hour shift—overtime for additional hours per hour $55 $80
Machine Use Only Sleep equipment per patient $40 $58
Machine Use Only EKG per patient $15 $22
Machine Use Only Portable ultrasound per 24 hours $50 $73
Non-RN Duties Non-RN duties per hour $45 $66
Parking Fee Daytime per visit* $5 $5
Parking Fee Overnight per visit* $8 $8
Pass-through Charges Specialty supplies such as biopsy trays, drugs, specialty tubs, parking per day based 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 CTRI website request form in order to receive the approved recharge rates.

Research Pharmacy Users
Protocol Set-Up – Inpatient/Outpatient Trials One 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 – Annual For 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 Fee Closing 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 CTRI 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 Unit UC Users Non-UC Users
Consulting Services Contact Anthony Koures for Additional Questions
Information Security Consult Provides 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 Consult Provides project oversight to include scope, timeline, communication and status reporting; technical writing hourly $70 $102
IT Systems Consult Evaluates 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 Consultation Data Concierge for UC Rex, CDWR hourly $117 $170
Sr Faculty Consultation Research Advisor hourly $134 $195
Application Support Contact Perry Shipman for Additional Questions
Application User Support Provide application user support, training for Velos, RedCap and other research-related applications; provide new application implementation support; provide operational support hourly $86 $125
Application Usage Fee Provide use of application resources to include storage, memory and CPU utilization, includes archival and restoral of data monthly $100 $145
BMI Technical Support Contact Anthony Koures for Additional Questions
Desktop Support Desktop support to include request for new hardware/software, access request, licensing purchase request and desktop application support hourly $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 Support Provide system architecture and engineering support; upgrades and patching OS; data backup support hourly $91 $132

Biostatistics

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

Biostatistician Services UC Users Non-UC Users
Contact Dr. Ronghui (Lily) Xu for additional questions
Biostatistician Services Study 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 CTRI.

Laboratories

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

CTRI—TRT Unit UC Users Non-UC Users
Storage Contact Josh Hillman for Additional Questions
Freezer Box 2-inch box monthly $20 $29
Freezer Box 3-inch box monthly $42 $61
Freezer Rack monthly $120 $174
Liquid Nitrogen Rack monthly $80 $116
Storage Retrieval per access $47 $69
Assays Contact Josh Hillman for Additional Questions
DNA Extraction Blood/Cells per sample $12 $18
DNA Extraction Tissue per sample $13 $19
RNA Extraction Blood per sample $6 $9
RNA Extraction Cells per sample $4 $6
RNA Extraction Tissue per sample $4 $6
Picogreen per test $5 $8
Ribogreen (RNA) per test $5 $8
1-plex per test $15 $22
2-plex per test $21 $31
3-plex per test $23 $34
4-plex per test $25 $37
5-plex per test $30 $44
6-plex per test $33 $48
7-plex per test $37 $54
8-plex per test $41 $60
9-plex per test $46 $67
10-plex per test $50 $73
PCR—Qpcr—Tissue per test $7 $11
PCR—Qpcr—Blood per test $6 $9
PCR—Qpcr—Cells per test $6 $9
FC and BC Hourly Usage of the FC or BC machine with tech time hourly $35 $51
SRA Consult SRA Tech Time in addition to tests hourly $61 $89
Sr Faculty Consult hourly $140 $203

Clinical Coordinator

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

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

Recharge Rates effective July 1, 2015.

Regulatory Support

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

CTRI help with submissions UC Users Non-UC Users
 
IRB submission
( First Submission)
First submission flat rate $1,500 $2,175
IRB submission
(Amendment)
Amendment or annual review flat rate $500 $725