REDCap electronic data capture

REDCapThe Biomedical Informatics Core, in partnership with VCU Technology Services and the VCU Health System, has made REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) available to the VCU community.

REDCap allows for secure Web-based data collection and storage, including online surveys. Users can build and manage surveys and databases quickly and securely. Using REDCap’s streamlined process for rapidly developing projects, you may create and design projects using the online method from your web browser and/or the offline method.

REDCap provides:

  • Automated export procedures for seamless data downloads to Excel and common statistical packages such as SPSS, SAS, Stata, R
  • Built-in project calendar
  • Scheduling module
  • Ad hoc reporting tools
  • Advanced features, such as branching logic, file uploading and calculated fields

More information about REDCap is available through the Research Portal. You can also learn more about REDCap by watching a brief summary video (four minutes).

To discuss whether REDCap is the right fit for your project, request a consultation via the BIC support request.

Regularly scheduled REDCap training is also available.