Children's Hospital - Oakland

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Research Data Collection System


Patient records in a clinical research setting
Challenge: Managing data collection for a national research study was a completely paper-based process and was overwhelming staff resources.
Solution: Design and develop a web-based data collection system so clinical sites across the country can enter their own patient data to feed the main research database in Oakland.
Customer Benefits: Distributed data entry to clinical sites;
Reduce staff workload by allowing end-users to enter their own data;
Improved timeliness of data entry and data quality.

Key Technologies:

Microsoft Windows NT Server;
Microsoft SQL Server;
Microsoft Internet Information Server;
Custom programming in Microsoft Access.