Clinical Research and Research Administration Software

Chemo Order Set Tracking (COST)

Manage new or revised order sets; monitor amendments in OnCore for potential new or changed order sets

Users: Clinical researchers, Pharmacy

Institutions: DFCI

Access and support: IS Service Hub instructions

Enterprise Curation Platform

Data curation for solid tumors

Users: Basic researchers, Clinical researchers, Research staff

Institutions: DFCI

Access and support: ECP User Guide

Platform to enable the curation of standardized, structured, and high-quality data from patient EHR records

InfoEd: Grants management

Track the development and submission of grant proposals and awards; integrate with PeopleSoft

Users: Research administrators

Institutions: DFCI

Access and support: InfoEd Wiki

InForm

Electronic data capture and tracking: Manage, clean, store, and retrieve clinical trials data; create electronic case report forms

Users: Clinical researchers, Research staff

Institutions: DF/HCC, Outside participating sites

Access and support: InForm User Documentation

iRIS (PRMS)

Protocol Review and Monitoring System (PRMS)

Users: Clinical researchers, Clinical trial administration, Research staff

Institutions: DF/HCC

Access and support: iRIS Wiki

Lab Websites

Develop and maintain lab websites

Users: Basic researchers, Research staff

Institutions: DFCI

DFCI's Communications Department offers a Lab Website Program (LWP) at no cost, utilizing DFCI branded templates designed for non-technical professionals to learn and use.
Contact to get started: Luise Dittrich - Project Manager, LWP.

Molecular Datamart

OncoPanel and RapidHeme test results

Users: Clinical researchers, Research staff

Institutions: DFCI

Access and support: Xuelu (Jeff) Liu

Provides enterprise genomic data validation and integration for OncoPanel and RapidHeme panels

OncDRS

Oncology Data Retrieval System

Users: Basic researchers, Clinical researchers, Research staff

Institutions: DF/HCC

Access and support: IS Service Hub instructions

Data retrieval tool enabling researchers and/or investigators to obtain clinical, genomic, and specimen oncology data for research, including feasibility through publication. To initiate a new data request, please fill out a DFCI Research Data Services Request Form via ServiceNow to be connected with an OncDRS Navigator

OnCore

Clinical trial management system: Create reports, track enrollment, initiate billing

Users: Budget office, Clinical researchers, Clinical trial administration, Research staff

Institutions: DF/HCC

Access and support: OnCore Wiki

OncPro

Oncology Protocol system storing current IRB-approved study documents (e.g. protocol, consent, etc.)

Users: Clinical researchers, Clinical trial administration, Research staff

Institutions: DF/HCC

Access and support: DF/HCC New Researcher Checklist

OpenSpecimen

Biospecimen inventory management system: Record, track, annotate, store, and barcode biospecimens

Users: Clinical researchers, Research staff

Institutions: DFCI

Access and support: OpenSpecimen Wiki

caTissue transitioned to OpenSpecimen on May 28, 2024.

REDCap

REDCap provides a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases.

Users: Basic researchers, Clinical researchers, Clinical trial administration, Research administrators, Research staff

Institutions: DF/HCC, DFCI

Access and support: DFCI REDCap User Documentation

REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure, HIPAA-compliant web-based application designed for data collection for research studies. It enables rapid project development and provides users with advanced functionality, complete autonomy and control of projects, and direct exports to common statistical packages.

COMING: 

  • REDCap eConsent Part-11 Compliant System

Visio

Diagramming and vector graphics app often used to map workflows

Institutions: DFCI

Access and support: Microsoft Office/Office 365 Requests

Visio licenses are obtained by submitting an IS Service Desk request.