REDCap

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REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure, web-based application designed exclusively to support data capture for research studies. The tool is easy to use, free, and your data is securely kept on UK servers. REDCap was designed and evolved specifically to allow for the set up and maintenance of the database by the investigator and their research team. Data is housed in a HIPAA compliant environment and encrypted during transmission.

Develop Surveys and Data Collection Forms

Build web-based databases quickly and securely. Create and design your database rapidly using secure web authentication. No extra software is required.

  • Fast and flexible - Conception to production-level database in less than one day.

  • Scheduling - Utilize a built-in project calendar and scheduling module for organizing your events and appointments.

  • Export data to common data analysis packages - Export your data to Microsoft Excel, SAS, Stata, R, or SPSS for analysis.

  • Import data from external sources

  • Ad Hoc Reporting - Create custom queries for generating reports to view or download.

  • Save your data entry forms as a PDF to print - Generate a PDF version of your data collection forms for printing to collect data offline.

  • Advanced features: Audit trails, Auto-validation, calculated fields, and branching/skip logic.


IRB Resource & Security Templates


REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure, web-based application designed exclusively to support data capture for research studies. The tool is easy to use, free, and your data is securely kept on Biomedical Informatics servers, in the secure data center run by the Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy (IPOP) physically located in the new TODD building.

REDCap was created at Vanderbilt. A consortium of users from around the world contribute to the continuing evolution of the tool and provide a valuable sounding board and testing resource to the Vanderbilt team.

These templates can be used for writing an IRB application to use this resource in a research study. 

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