Children's Core for Biomedical Statistics (CCBS) is pleased to provide the following information for data management programs used at Seattle Children's, including how to access and links to resources.Request a consultation
REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure web application created for researchers by researchers for building and managing online surveys and databases.
REDCap Office Hours
CCBS office hours will be held every first and third Monday of every month from 12–1 p.m. at main campus in the PCRC Conference Room OA.8.151.
REDCap consultations also are available by appointment. Please email us to request an appointment.
DatStat is a commercially available electronic data capture software. Although not widely available at Seattle Children's, it is in use by several ongoing clinical studies within the research institute.
Medidata is a commercially available, web-based electronic data capture software. Although not widely available at Seattle Children's, it is in use by the Therapeutics Development Network (TDN).
Comparing Programs for Electronic Data Management
| ||REDCap ||DatStat ||Medidata |
|Multiple user access simultaneous ||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Multi-center study capability ||Good||Good||Best|
|Study management tools included ||Advanced||Basic||Advanced|
|Participant survey feature ||Any device||Yes||Yes|
|HIPAA compliance tools ||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|21 CRF Part 11 compliance ||Capable||Capable||Fully compliant|
|Web access from any device ||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Cost ||Free||Varies by study||Varies by study|
|Database developer needed ||No||Recommended||Required|
|Local support services ||CRSSC ||No; contact DatStat ||No; contact Medidata Solutions |
|Training available ||REDCap training ||Contact DatStat ||Contact Medidata Solutions |