IISC

IHC Information Security Committee

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IRB

Institutional Review Board

ISPE

International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology

IT

Information Technology

JHITA

Joint Healthcare Information Technology Alliance

MCWIRB

Medical College of Wisconsin IRB Discussion Forum

MPA

Multiple Project Assurance

NHIS

National Health Interview Survey

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NRC

National Research Council

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OHRP

Office of Human Research Protections (formerly OPRR)

OIG

Office of Inspector General

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

OPRR

Office for Protection from Research Risks

PBM

Pharmacy Benefit Management

PhRMA

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

PKI

Public Key Infrastructure

PRIM&R

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research

QA

Quality Assurance

QI

Quality Improvement

RTI

Research Triangle Institute

UCSF

University of California at San Francisco

USUHS

Uniform Services University of Health Sciences

UTHSCSA

University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio

WIRB

Western Institutional Review Board



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