REDCap

Research Electric Data Capture

A secure, meta-data driven electronic data capture for building translational and clinical research database. Learn more about REDCap by watching this video. Brief Overview of Recap (5 min) (vanderbilt.edu)

REDCap projects are created within the software which can be accessed with all the detail of a study from anywhere using REDCap. Log into the secure site and enter data, manage subjects, update protocol details, manage users, export a dataset, verify data entry and more. REDCap offers a free, easy- to use and secure method of flexible yet robust data collection. The department of research and information services are providing access, ensuring functionality, and providing user administrative support.

Note: Specific project building or guidance is currently not being supported; please utilize the community and educational resources both within REDCap itself and online.

Create a REDCap account:

  1. Open https://redcap.lifebridgehealth.org/redcap/.
  2. Enter your Lifebridge Health network username and password.
  3. Two factor authentications are required, an automated email will be sent with a code to your LBH email.
  4. Once you login, your account is active.

Please do give us any feedback at research@lifebridgehealth.org if there are any functionality issues.

Videos – REDCap (projectredcap.org) REDCap Video Tutorials are available here and within the REDCap application

Additional REDCap features:

  • REDCap Mobile App: Collect data offline using an app on a mobile device when there is no Wi-Fi or cellular connection, and then later sync data back to the server.
  • Grant and manage individual user or data group user rights and permissions. The latter is useful for multicenter studies
  • Ad Hoc Reporting
  • Scheduling: Built in project calendar and scheduling module for events and participant visits
  • Create and manage a contact list of survey respondents or create a simple survey link to email out or post on a website.
  • Send files to others securely
  • Print data collection instruments as a PDF to collect data offline
  • REDCap API: Have external applications connect to REDCap remotely in a programmatic or automated fashion