Rave EDC (Electronic Data Capture)

Medidata’s Rave EDC (Electronic Data Capture) is the most advanced, robust and secure EDC system for clinical trial site, patient, and lab data capture and management.

Rave EDC is the cornerstone of the Medidata Clinical Cloud™ – the unified clinical research platform that connects processes, eliminates data reconciliation and delivers cross-functional and cross-study data insights.

Why Choose the Rave EDC System?

Unparalleled Experience and Expertise in EDC

Medidata is the world’s leading innovator in Electronic Data Capture (EDC). We’ve been trusted by you to run over 24,000 clinical trials, capturing data from over 7 million patients.

“Medidata Rave EDC was the runaway first-choice preference for all trial types.”EDC Market Dynamics and Service Provider Performance (4th Edition), Industry Standard Research, December 2020.

Flexibility and Scalability for All Your Studies

Rave EDC has the flexibility and scalability to run all your biopharmaceutical or medical device studies, regardless of size, phase or therapeutic areas.

Our study design capabilities implement all protocol designs, no matter how simple or complex. And our infrastructure easily hosts your largest study populations and datasets.

Mid-Study Changes with No Downtime

Your protocol amendments and incremental changes are implemented in Rave EDC with no system downtime.

Multiple versions of your protocols are managed across subjects and sites based on IRB approvals etc. with the ability to move subjects from one version to another.

Best in Class Data Security, Privacy, and Quality

Ensure the security and privacy of your critical clinical trial data and the privacy of your patients.

Medidata’s data security, privacy and quality processes, systems and certifications are second-to-none in the Life Sciences industry.

Accelerated Decision-Making for Clinical Operations

Rave EDC is unified with Clinical Operations capabilities on the Medidata Clinical Cloud.

Through automatic data population from Rave EDC to Rave CTMS and Medidata Detect, your CRAs and study managers realize more efficient workflows and immediate data oversight. Detect compiles complete patient profiles and delivers automated, intelligent insights into data trends and anomalies to alert your data managers and central monitors to issues before they become systemic.

Key Features

01 Centralized Administration and Master Data
Centralized Administration and Master Data

Centralized Administration and Master Data

Centrally manage your users, roles, studies, and sites across all Rave EDC (and other products on the Medidata Clinical Cloud) studies.

Eliminate study master data duplication and inconsistencies (e.g., different IDs for the same sites in different applications).

Give users a single place to login to all systems with the same username and password.

02 Real-time Data Validation
Real-time Data Validation

Real-time Data Validation

Make sure the right data is entered at the time of entry, not after the case report form is saved.

Improve your sites’ data entry efficiency and data quality with Rave EDC’s real-time edit checks.

03 Bulk Actions
Bulk Actions

Bulk Actions

Eliminate repetitive clicking to set data statuses by selecting multiple tasks and updating their status in one go.

Speed up data entry by your sites, and data verification by your data managers and study managers.

04 Reporting and Analytics
Reporting and Analytics

Reporting and Analytics

Make informed decisions with real-time study insights through dashboards and standard/ad-hoc reports, and one-click access from reports to relevant forms.

Standard reports include study data monitoring, study admin,  lab admin, and dictionary coding. Visualize your key study metrics such as enrollment tracking and data cleaning progress.

Ad-hoc reports use industry-standard software to let you perform a deeper analysis of your study data.

Related Solutions

Rave Data Management

Rave Data Management

Rave EDC is at the heart of Medidata’s unified solution for Clinical Data Management, enabling aggregation and reconciliation of data from multiple sources – Medidata eConsent, Medidata eCOA, MyMedidata, Rave RTSM, Rave Imaging and Sensor Cloud; and intelligent data review and analysis with Rave TSDV and Medidata Detect.

Rave Coder - Medical Coding for Clinical Trials

Rave Coder – Medical Coding for Clinical Trials

Rave Coder equips your studies with fast, accurate medical coding for verbatim terms from Rave EDC and external sources using Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing.

Your coding workflow is streamlined through integration with Rave EDC.

Rave Safety Gateway - Safety Data Transmission

Rave Safety Gateway – Safety Data Transmission

Rave Safety Gateway delivers precise, accurate, and efficient transmission of AEs and SAEs in Rave EDC to your safety system.

Eliminate duplicate data entry, accelerate the transmission of safety case data and reduce data reconciliation between clinical and safety teams.

Learn More

White Paper

Modernizing Clinical Data Management to Be Scalable, Flexible, and Intelligent

This white paper provides a summary of why Clinical Data Management (CDM) must quickly adapt to the mounting data pressures in modern clinical trials and discusses the three pillars that form the foundation of a modern intelligent CDM platform that is needed to succeed in an increasingly complex clinical trial world.

Case Study

TissueTech: Launching a Phase 3 Pivotal Trial in a Pandemic with the Medidata Clinical Cloud

Learn how during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Medidata Clinical Cloud equipped TissueTech to immediately pivot to a remote and centralized monitoring model.


Modernizing Clinical Data Capture and Management for Today’s and Tomorrow’s Trials

The clinical data landscape continues to evolve, but the way data is managed (reviewed and cleaned) has not kept pace with the growth in data sources, types, volume and velocity. This infographic explores the challenges and proposes a solution to modernize clinical data capture and management.

Personalized Assessment Tool

Medidata Explorer

What are your biggest challenges and priorities for clinical data capture and management in your studies?

Walk through our interactive tool to discover how Medidata’s solutions can help you address issues specific to your role, and receive a personalized action plan.

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