The research data core (RDC) is an IRB-approved service designed to meet the clinical and translational research needs for WUSM and BJC researchers.

The RDC scope of support includes:

  • Review preparatory to research
  • Prospective studies
  • Regulatory reporting requirements
  • Retrospective studies
  • Quality improvement initiatives

RDC data coverage includes:

  • All inpatient data from across BJC network facilities
  • Outpatient data from Epic
  • Demographics, encounters, diagnosis, procedure, medication order, lab results, vitals, allergies, surgery, microbiology, social history, problem list, practitioner, and insurance
  • Data from 1997 to present

For more information, please contact the RDC team at