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REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases. it is specifically geared to support online or offline data capture for research studies and operations. REDCap was developed by the informatics core at Vanderbilt University. VU reports the REDCap Consortium is composed of 2,501 active institutional partners in 116 countries with over 454,000 projects in production and development mode.

Software access and training are available through Data Sciences & Technology. For consultation or other assistance please direct questions to UMass REDCap Support.

It is essential that you take an active role to protect all data collected and maintain your study's security.


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REDCap Features:

Availability - Software is available at no cost for UMMS and UMMHC Investigators. REDCap can be accessed anywhere using a secure web connection.

Fast and flexible - Easily create database or survey in less than one day.

Multi-site access - REDCap databases/surveys can be used by researchers from multiple sites and institutions.

Autonomous utilization - Research groups have complete autonomy and control to add users and set their access permissions.

Export data to common data analysis packages - Exports raw data and syntax files for SAS, Stata, R, and SPSS.

REDCap is customized and managed by individual study groups. Please contact the REDCap System Administrator if you would like to schedule an informational meeting. The REDCap study administrator serves as the point of contact with the REDCap System Administrator and Data Sciences & Technology. This point person is responsible for study personnel access management and adherence to IRB protocol.