REDCap Report FY21
Since REDCap’s first pilot project at Mass General Brigham in 2009, the program has now over 28,000 projects and steadily growing.
Since REDCap’s first pilot project at Partners HealthCare in 2009, the program has now over 28,000 projects and steadily growing.
- In the first FY2010 of REDCap support
- 704 new projects created
- 219 projects moved to production
- In FY2021
- 4151 new projects created
- 1994 projects moved to production
PROD = Production; Active projects collecting data (not in DEV = development).
PROJECTS BY INSTITUTION
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.
NUMBER OF IRB PROTOCOLS
Of those projects using REDCap for human research studies, there are a total of 5134 MGB IRB protocols. Some protocols do require multiple REDCap projects for data collection.
REDCap’s user base is also growing steadily. Total Number of REDCap User Accounts: 35,000+
The REDCap Support team received an average of 57 requests per day in 2020 (a 12-month period) and the first 9 months of 2021 is currently receiving 38 requests per day.
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REDCap’s API functionality is being actively used by end-users and it has recorded large amount of activity. In the time span of 1/1/2019 to 9/31/2021, there were more than 14.5 million API calls done to the REDCap server.
The ClinicalTrials.gov Adverse Events Reporting initiative was supported at MGB thanks to an additional FTE funded by Harvard Catalyst for FY20. Since the Adverse Events Module went live on 10/1/2019, REDCap MGB is now supporting 9 active projects in production, and 11 projects in development stage. Shared to the REDCap Consortium, there are a total of 68 different institutions that have downloaded the Adverse Events Module from Vanderbilt University’s External Module repository and have implemented it at their site.
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