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The REDCap Report (FY20)

REDCap Report FY20

Since REDCap’s first pilot project at Mass General Brigham in 2009, the program has now over 22,000 projects and steadily growing.


Since REDCap’s first pilot project at Partners HealthCare in 2009, the program has now over 22,000 projects and steadily growing.

 

PROJECT STATS

  • In the first FY2010 of REDCap support
    • 704 new projects created
    • 219 projects moved to production

 

  • In FY2020
    • 4287 new projects created
    • 1900 projects moved to production

 

PROD = Production; Active projects collecting data (not in DEV = development).

PROJECTS BY INSTITUTION

 

PROJECT TYPES

REDCap is not just for Research, although it is the best fit and highest use case. It can be used for Quality Improvement projects, Operations Support, and any MGB business or research related need.

 

PROJECT TYPE BY INSTITUTION

Distribution of REDCap usage per institution with respect to project type. These normalized percentages show the top contributors to research, operational, quality, and other type of REDCap projects. The top two contributors are MGH and BWH, and the third place is McLean for research projects, and MGB for Quality, Operational, and other type of REDCap projects.

 

 

NUMBER OF IRB PROTOCOLS

Of those projects using REDCap for human research studies, there are a total of 4234 MGB IRB protocols. Some protocols do require multiple REDCap projects for data collection.

 

USER STATS

REDCap’s user base is also growing steadily. Total Number of REDCap User Accounts: 30,000+