Informatics Tools

Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) Cohort Discovery Tool

ACT is a web-based, multi-site tool that helps researchers assess the availability of patient populations at academic medical centers across the United States via self-directed electronic health record searches. It helps with cohort discovery to determine study feasibility, study design, and identifying additional sites for a multi-site clinical trial.

Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap)

REDCap is a secure, web-based application designed to optimize clinical trial data collection. It is provided at no cost for use with any IRB-approved research project.

To request a user account, complete the request online. To access REDCap, visit REDCap Pitt login page.



Data Management Planning (DMP) Tool

DMPTool enables institutions to create, review, and share data management plans that meet institutional and funder requirements.

Text Information Extraction System (TIES)

TIES provides investigators with a user interface for finding patient cases and clinical data in a repository of more than 1.6 million UPMC de-identified pathology reports and ordering the associated tissue for IRB-approved studies.