Randomizing in Data Entry

You can randomize Subjects, assign Kits and Devices, and, if needed, perform an emergency unmasking or reveal treatment.

How to Randomize

To randomize a subject in Data Entry:

  1. Navigate to the Subject you want to randomize in the Data Entry tab.
  2. Locate your randomization form in the Casebook Schedule.
  3. Click the Form to open it.
  4. Fill the required fields. For example, if your Ready to Randomize rule is configured with the Informed Consent and Sex fields as shown below, those fields must be populated to trigger randomization.
  5. Click Complete.
  6. In the Randomize Subject dialog, click Randomize Now.

Once the subject is randomized, Vault displays the Randomization ID at the top right of the page.

Randomization ID

When configured by a study designer, Vault sends defined user groups an email when a subject is randomized. A lead data manager can assign users to receive these emails.

Adding Kits

If Use Kit ID is set to Manually Entered in your study’s Randomization Settings, you can add the Kit ID in the Data Entry tab.

To add a Kit:

  1. Navigate to the Subject in the Data Entry tab.
  2. Click Add Kit. Add Kit

  3. Enter the Kit ID. Add Kit Dialog

  4. Click Save.

Edit a Kit ID

To edit a kit’s Kit ID:

  1. Navigate to the Subject in the Data Entry tab.
  2. From the subject-level Actions menu, select Edit Kit. Edit Kit

  3. Enter the new Kit ID.
  4. Click Save.

Adding Devices

If Use Device ID is set to Manually Entered in your study’s Randomization Settings, you can add the Device ID in the Data Entry tab.

To add a Device:

  1. Navigate to the Subject in the Data Entry tab.
  2. Click Add Device.
  3. Enter the Device ID.
  4. Click Save.

Edit a Device ID

To edit a device’s Device ID:

  1. Navigate to the Subject in the Data Entry tab.
  2. From the subject-level Actions menu, select Edit Device.
  3. Enter the new Device ID.
  4. Click Save.

Emergency Unmasking

If an adverse event occurs, users with the CDMS Principal Investigator study role can use the Emergency Unmasking action in Data Entry to view a subject’s treatment. Vault will send notifications (if configured) when emergency unmasking occurs.

To use emergency unmasking:

  1. Navigate to the Subject in the Data Entry tab.
  2. From the subject-level Actions menu, select Emergency Unmasking Emergency Unmasking Action

  3. Enter a Reason for Unmasking Data. Emergency Unmasking Dialog

  4. Enter your User Name and Password.
  5. Click Unmask.
Reveal Treatment

Users with a Study Role that grants the Revewal Treatment permission can reveal the treatment of a Subject without the action being considered an Emergency Unmasking.

To reveal treatment:

  1. Navigate to the Subject in the Data Entry tab.
  2. From the subject-level Actions menu, select Reveal Treatment. Reveal Treatment Action

  3. Enter your User Name and Password in the Reveal Treatment dialog. Reveal Treatment Dialog

  4. Click Reveal.