Site Accrediation Standards Initiative

The Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES)  hopes to improve research site quality, safety, performance, and efficiency through the Site Accreditation Standards Initiative (SASI).  The goal of SASI is to create standards for clinical trial sites around the world by focusing on the following four areas: facilities, professional personnel, information technology and quality management.

There are over 250,000 research sites globally, including an increasing amount outside of North America and Europe, where many research sites have typically been located in the past.

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