Research Development & Support Services


Software Development Contact

Jason Kadrmas

Data Management Contact

Tim Meyer

Software Development

RDS provides comprehensive software development services that span the entire development lifecycle. We accomplish this by using an iterative and incremental development approach that focuses on planning, analysis/design and implementation. Common software solutions we develop include:

  • web-based data collection systems
  • tablet/mobile applications
  • integrated reporting tools that compile data from multiple enterprise systems (e.g. Oncore CTMS, PeopleSoft, Experts, IRB).

Data Management

RDS, through its collaborations and partnership with CTSI/BMI and the Informatics Consulting Service (ICS), provides Data Management services as it relates to the Academic Health Center Information Exchange (AHC IE). Common Data Management services we provide include:

  • Clinical Data Repository (CDR)/Data warehouse
  • Manage data feeds from Clinical Partners (Fairview, UMP)
  • Data modeling
  • ETL
  • Data standardization and terminologies
  • Data request fulfillment, access and data manipulation
  • Support of enterprise research applications
  • One-time data requests
  • Data marts and registries
  • Business Intelligence and reporting tools
  • Data Shelter access and analytical tools
  • Infrastructure, including servers, security and storage/backups
  • i2b2
  • REDCap
  • Support of multi-site research projects