Cerner Health Facts

The CERNER Health Facts® database captures and stores de-identified, longitudinal electronic health record (EHR) patient data, and then aggregates and organizes these data into consumable data sets to facilitate analysis and reporting.

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CHLA Clinical Research Support Office

A highly productive, cost-effective research service program that provides support across the lifecycle of a clinical research study

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Clinical Research Coordinators

Experienced fee-for-service clinical research coordinators for hire who provide study-related services

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Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS)

USC’s Clinical Trial Management System, OnCore, is a jointly sponsored, web-based software system for managing clinical trials

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Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) at USC

Provides a broad range of services to assist in the initiation and conduct of human services

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Community-Engaged Research Support

Offering new pathways to address the health and social needs across communities in Southern California and beyond

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Custom Data Requests and Clinical Data Services

The SC CTSI provides services enabling complete access and analysis of patient data from the electronic medical records of Keck Medicine of USC, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles Department of Health Services.

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Data Extraction Support from Digital Platforms

Assistance with extracting de-identifiable and identifiable user-generated (community-generated) data from digital platforms such as blogs, websites, and other social media

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Data Retrieval from Electronic Medical Records for CHLA Researchers

USC, CHLA and DHS research teams can use the research data warehouse for study planning (feasibility assessments, power analyses) through their respective i2b2 portals

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Data Retrieval from Electronic Medical Records for DHS Researchers

USC, CHLA and DHS research teams can use the research data warehouse for study planning (feasibility assessments, power analyses) through their respective i2b2 portals

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Data Retrieval from Electronic Medical Records for USC Researchers

USC, CHLA and DHS research teams can use the research data warehouse for study planning (feasibility assessments, power analyses) through their respective i2b2 portals

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Digital & Traditional Tools for Recruitment Toolkit

This toolkit contains proven strategies and tips to help researchers develop a solid plan to recruit and retain study participants.

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Digital Communication Tool Development

Technical and development support for digital projects with a clear focus on digital communication to assist investigators with clinical and community research projects

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Find Trial Sites with Eligible Patients Across CTSA Network

Data tool lets researchers explore and validate feasibility for multi-site clinical studies across dozens of academic medical centers, in real time, from their desktops.

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Mobile and Connected Health Research Support

Helping investigators, research team members, and clinicians take advantage of new technologies at the bedside, in the clinic or in the field, with real-time observations and interventions, and new research designs.

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Participant Recruitment for Community-Based Studies

Connect with community members and organizations

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pSCANNER

The SC CSI facilitates access to de-identified data in national study participant and data analysis systems called pSCANNER, the Patient-Centered National Network for Effectiveness Research and PCORNET, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network.

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Qualitative Research Support

Providing expertise in designing and conducting qualitative research

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Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap)

REDCap is a free, secure, web-based application designed for rapidly developing databases and surveys for research studies

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Research Ethics Support

SC CTSI provides research ethics support to help investigators, research team members, and clinicians anticipate, identify, and respond to relevant ethical issues and adopt and share best practices.

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Research Match

Research Match is a useful tool that connects volunteers with studies (not just clinical trials).

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Research Navigation

Obtain assistance with any aspect of planning or conducting a human study

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Research Nurses

Research nurses balance standard of care and protocol-specific requirements in order to provide and ensure the highest level of care

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Specimen Processing

A one-stop unit for processing, storing, and shipping research samples collected from research patients

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Successful Research Recruitment: A Toolkit for a Community-Based Approach

This toolkit aims to develop greater capacity and success in research participant recruitment, particularly in the recruitment of underrepresented populations such as ethnic minorities

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Toolkit for Developing Community Partnerships

This community partnership toolkit outlines the process and approach needed during every phase of community-engaged research including: relationship building, proposal development, project execution and dissemination

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NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.