Transplant centers will receive a detailed audit report evaluating the results of the audit. The report is sent to the site Medical Director, primary data management audit contact, and CIBMTR leadership. The report includes:

  • A statement of whether the center passed the audit, passed the audit with corrective action, or failed the audit. Passing the audit requires a critical data field error rate less than or equal to 3%.
  • An overall, critical, and random data field error rate & error rates by form.
  • A data management discussion section reviewing grouped critical field errors, termed “reporting areas.” Examples of reporting areas include disease status pre- and post-transplant data fields, HCT product and infusion data fields, disease status, acute and/or chronic GVHD data fields.
  • A comparison to the center’s previous audit, if applicable.
  • A section that itemizes and discusses any issues on IRB-approved CIBMTR Research Database or Research Sample Repository consent forms.

A summary of all changes made to the database as a result of the audit (Data Change Summary) will be sent with the audit report.

Last modified: Sep 15, 2022


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