Federal Financial Conflict of Interest
The Public Health Service (PHS) Federal Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) regulation on "Responsibility of Applicants for Promoting Objectivity in Research for Which PHS Funding is Sought (45 CFR, Part 50) and Responsible Prospective Contractors (45 CFR, Part 94) goes into effect on August 24, 2012. Please see the Federal Financial Conflict of Interest Procedure for Intermountain Healthcare researcher and institutional responsibilities. Financial COI Procedure
Grant Proposals & Publications
The Office of Research provides assistance for its investigators in locating funding opportunities and managing relationships with many agencies that support healthcare research. Proposal and manuscript preparation assistance is one of the services offered by the Office of Research and the Institute for Healthcare Leadership. Specifically we offer: budget preparations (including pricing patient care costs), coaching and editing scientific scope and aligning applications to the sponsor’s specifications.
The Office of Research is responsible for reviewing, negotiating, and accepting grant terms and conditions, contracts and subcontracts for research at Intermountain.
The Office of Research also coordinates contract review with legal and prepares contracts for signature by Intermountain’s V.P. and Chief Medical Officer.
Grant Accounting and Patient Billing
The Grant Accounting department is responsible for tracking and reporting of financial information related to sponsored activities including grants, contracts, subcontracts, and clinical trials. For clinical studies involving patients, Intermountain maintains a system (referred to as STAGES) to ensure appropriate patient billing.