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Research Systems

Below is a directory of systems frequently used by the KU Medical Center research community. For a full list of technology services available at the University, visit the Technology Services Catalog. For Research Administration administered system support, contact

System Description

ClinCard Participant Portal

ClinCard Study Team Portal

Electronic payment system for managing participant study reimbursements and stipends. ClinCards and ClinCard users are requested via an online form

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Velos CRIS

Single, secure system for storage and tracking of subject enrollment data, regulatory information, study-related documents, study calendars and budget information for past and current research. Also used in billing compliance activities. 

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Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Web-based platform providing research compliance training, including that required under the KUMC Training Policy: Responsible Conduct of Research, Good Clinical Practice, and Human Subjects Protection. 

Read More on the CITI Program Training intranet page 
Complion eRegulatory platform that reduces paper binder-dependence while increasing efficiency with electronic workflows, report development and remote access capabilities. 

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DocuSign- Part 11 Compliant

Secure e-signature platform compatible across a variety of devices. Research Administration oversees DocuSign's Part 11 compliant component. Contact for assistance; training and acknowledgment are required. 

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Employee Compensation Compliance (ECC)

Platform for certification of salaries charged to sponsored awards for accuracy and compliance. 

Read more on the Employee Compensation Compliance intranet page

myIRB Online IRB system for all KU campuses, serves as electronic file cabinet for each study displaying the status of each submission, modification and continuing review within a study's history. 

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Healthcare Enterprise Repository for Ontological Narration (HERON) Search discovery tool that allows KUMC faculty members to search de-identified data from various hospital and medical center sources. 

Read More on the HERON page
Microsoft Teams Microsoft 365's hub for teamwork, available to all University faculty, staff and students as well as Health System employees. Offers chat, meeting, calling, file sharing and collaboration tools all in one place. 

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myResearch KU Medical Center's single system for researchers to manage their proposal submissions and agreement activities. 

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Epic O2 Library Epic O2 is the University of Kansas Health System electronic health record system. Access to this system is restricted by user role; visit the library for details. 
PolicyStat KU Medical Center's policy library platform. The Policy Program oversees the development, approval and review of policies and procedures. 

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REDCap Secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases that can be used to collect virtually any type of data but is specifically geared to support data capture for research studies. 

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SABA Learning management system where new employee, required compliance, research and other trainings are delivered. 

Read More on the Saba intranet page
Viva Engage Viva Engage (formerly known as Yammer) is a private, institutional social networking tool providing opportunities to connect, collaborate and share information across campus. Several special interest groups are available on KU Medical Center's Viva Engage network; of particular interest to research personnel are: the Clinical Research Community; Sponsored Programs Research Funding & News and the Research Community

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Research Administration

University of Kansas Medical Center
Research Administration
Mailstop 1039
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Office Location: Support Services Building, Suite 120
Phone: 913-588-1261
Fax: 866-255-2129