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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Research Compliance Management System (RCMS)
Research Compliance Management System (RCMS) Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Research Compliance Management System (RCMS) is a database program used to maintain research compliance. RCMS develops agendas for standing research meetings and generates the minutes and outcome letters for each meeting. The software is also used to track training for research personnel, expiration dates, protocols, committee submissions, credentialing information, licensing information, qualifications, types of animals used in research, etc.

Note: There is no dedicated webpage for this technology.

Research Compliance Management System (RCMS) is written specifically for license by the Research Services at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers that manages the many requirements established by ORD (Office of Research and Development), ORO (Office of Research Oversight), and state and local authorities for compliance of the many facets of research projects and research personnel. Contact the VA ORD (Office of Research and Development) for more information.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.7
Decision Date: 07/20/2020 at 11:42:36 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: ZAIGA Tech Technologies
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (07/20/2020 at 11:42:36 UTC).