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What is REDCap?
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REDCap is a secure, HIPAA compliant, web-based application for building and managing online surveys and databases. Administered by Ascension Data Governance, REDCap may be used for research, operational sppport, and quality/performance improvement by the entire Ascension community. Click here to download general information PDF for Ascension's instance of REDCap. 

Quick Start Guide


What else can REDCap provide?

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REDCap provides a stream-lined process for rapidly developing projects.

  • Multi-site access for data collection and research
  • Project calendar
  • Scheduling module
  • Branching logic
  • Piping
  • Survey stop actions
  • File uploading
  • Calculated fields
  • Daily automated backups to Ascension servers

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get started?
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Learn more about REDCap by watching a brief summary video (4 min).

If you would like to view other quick video tutorials of REDCap in action and an overview of its features, please see the Training Resources page.

Click on the Quick Start Guide for details. Inquiries for access to create projects can be directed to your Domain REDCap Administrator (DRA). To contact your DRA, go to, click on your Ministries REDCap instance, then click the "Contact my REDCap Administrator" link.