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RocHackHealth: A Path Toward New Solutions to Health Care Issues

RocHackHealth: A Path Toward New Solutions to Health Care Issues

The University of Rochester CTSI hosted a health care data hackathon, called RocHackHealth, April 8-10. Teams of “hactivists” competed to come up with innovative big data solutions to three issues currently facing the US health care system.

REDCap Tip of the Month: Adding Confirmation Emails in REDCap

REDCap Tip of the Month: Adding Confirmation Emails in REDCap

Have you ever wished REDCap could automatically send a confirmation email whenever a respondent completes your survey?  A recent upgrade to REDCap now allows you to do just that. Read on to find out how!

Get More Out of Your CTSI Grant Applications

Get More Out of Your CTSI Grant Applications

The CTSI is implementing a new forum this May to help junior investigators become independently funded. In addition, several “funding pathways” will be introduced that set a framework for investigators to revise their scientific proposals for KL2 Mentored Career Development and CTSI Pilot awards into proposals for K or R21 awards from the National Institutes of Health.

Director’s Update – Applying for a New Collaborative Innovation Award

Director’s Update – Applying for a New Collaborative Innovation Award

Every month, the CTSI Stories Blog will post excerpts from ongoing conversations with the institute’s co-directors. This month, Martin Zand, M.D., Ph.D. discusses a new funding opportunity that encourages investigators to streamline the process of translating initial discoveries into patient care in collaboration with other CTSA institutions.

REDCap Tip of the Month: Creating Test Records for REDCap Surveys

REDCap Tip of the Month: Creating Test Records for REDCap Surveys

When designing forms in REDCap, it is not immediately apparent whether your branching logic or calculations will actually work as designed. To test that, you need to create test records. Read on to learn how.