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UCH Research Support Services

Clinical Research Administration Office (CRAO) - Denver Metro

RSS Study Reports

RSS Study Reports may be found via the research portal link below. Reports are updated weekly.

>> Human Subject Research Portal

You can find the following reports:

  • Pre-Approval report listing all UCH (Central) study submissions received by RSS
  • Pre-Activation report listing all UCH (Central) study submissions that have received Facility Use APPROVAL and are pending EPIC activation by RSS

Facility Use Approval

Please begin with the following research portal link.

>> Human Subject Research Portal

Billing plans.

In the Denver Metro Region, a billing plan is developed by Research Administration staff for each study that has any possible facility charges that are billed through EPIC. This is completed as part of the facility use review and approval process. The facility charges include clinic space, nursing and support services, procedures and labs performed, etc.

When a billing plan needs to be amended (due to a protocol amendment) or revised (due to updated information or an error), please email identifying the following:
  • IRB # (COMIRB # or UCHealth IRB #)
  • Reasons for Request: Revision or Amendment
  • If an amendment, please attach the revised protocol
  • If the changes include updated information for lab or radiology manuals, please attach the revised manuals
  • What changes are needed
    • If this is a simple change, a sentence or two may describe what’s needed. If it’s a complex change, this may require a new calendar of events with research and SOC items clearly marked.
  • We recommend that you submit requests for amendments at the same time that you submit them to your IRB. Please note that such amendments will require an IRB Certificate of Approval before being implemented, but this is NOT required at the time you submit the request for changes.

Please note that billing plans do not include professional fees, which are billed by University Physicians, Inc. If you have any questions about the professional fees for your study, please contact Kim Davis at

UCH RSS Office Hours

We provide "Office Hours" on the second Monday of every month.
  • Noon to 1 p.m.
  • Building 500 - Ground Floor- WG109A (Large Conference Room)

Come ask your questions and receive assistance in:
  • Obtaining assistance on the credentialing application
  • Working through your RSS facility review application
  • Reviewing how to request monitor access to EPIC
  • Requesting EPIC access
  • Clarifying the steps in the process flow for approval, etc.

This is the perfect time to come get your logistical questions answered!

If you have feedback, suggestions, or questions at any time, please email us at our central inbox or call our main line: 303.724.9162 .

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