RFD: Retrieve Form for Data Capture Open Source Software

Open source software for making electronic health data interoperable between Epic & REDCap

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This open-source software transfers electronic health data across platforms, reduces data collection time, and prevents manual transcription errors, allowing researchers and their teams to conduct more efficient and high-impact clinical research. It will be hosted on Epic's app development open-source platform, App Orchard.

 

What is it?

Retrieve Form for Data Capture (RFD) is a standard for research data collection from Electronic Health Records (EHRs). The software works as a bridge between Epic and REDcap, allowing researchers to quickly and accurately transfer EHR data and prevent transcription errors.

Watch this video overview of RFD to better understand how it can be used.

 

 

 

Why use it?

Save TimeRFD features list

  • Reduce data collection time.

  • Increase clinical research coordinators’ efficiency by reducing the data collection burden.

Minimize Errors

  • Improve data quality by directly and securely transferring EHR data to REDcap.

Maintain & View Data Provenance

  • Use RFD Form Archiver to archive and audit data historical records.

  • View data origin records and archive with our web viewer application. (Coming Soon)

Securely Enter Data

  • Allows study data entry via secure, single-point entry into EDC database from Epic.

 

How do I get it?

This open source code is hosted on App Orchard. Download the source code, share it with your team, and tailor it to your needs.

Here’s how to Integrate RFD into your data collection workflow:

VIEW THE SOURCE CODE ON APP ORCHARD (SOON) 

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FAQs

FAQs are answered on App Orchard. Follow the links below.

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This project is supported by:

Duke Office of Research Informatics

Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute

 

This project is funded in part by the Duke CTSA Grant (UL1TR001117).