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Researcher Resources

Obtaining Counts Preparatory for Research

We have a variety of informatics tools to assess the feasibility of your research idea or complete NIH planned enrollment tables. 


ACT (Accrual to Clinical Trials Network)

ACT currently contains data from 100+ million patients seen across the 5 UC medical centers plus patient data from other CTSAs nationwide. More information on ACT can be found here.

Sites What You Can Search On:
  • UCLA
  • UCSF
  • UCD
  • UCI
  • UCSD
  • 35+ other CTSAs nationwide

  • Demographics
  • ICD-9 and ICD-10 Codes
  • CPT Codes
  • Laboratory Tests
  • Medications
  • Vital Status
  • Visit Details

Los Angeles Data Resource (LADR)

LADR is a collaborative effort of major Los Angeles healthcare organizations and contains data from over 6.7 million patients. More information on LADR can be found here.

Sites What You Can Search On:
  • UCLA
  • Cedars-Sinai
  • City of Hope
  • University of Southern California
forthcoming:
  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • Community clinics affiliated with
    Charles R. Drew University
  • Demographics
  • ICD-9 and ICD-10 Codes
  • CPT Codes
  • Laboratory Tests
  • Medications
  • Vital Signs
  • Vital Status
  • Visit Details

Informatics for Integrating Biology & the Bedside (i2b2)

i2b2 is a cohort discovery tool that contains data only from UCLA. More information on i2b2 can be found here.

Sites What You Can Search On:
  • UCLA

  • Demographics
  • ICD-9 and ICD-10 Codes
  • CPT Codes
  • Laboratory Tests
  • Medications
  • Vital Signs
  • Vital Status
  • Visit Details (including visit location)


Getting Access to ACT, LADR and i2b2


Requirements:

  1. Be affiliated with a participating institution*
  2. Be a Principal Investigator or have a Principal Investigator sponsor your access**
  3. Complete a training session

*For ACT, you must be affiliated with UCLA. If you are affiliated with another CTSA, please contact the appropriate site.

*For LADR, you must be affiliated with one of the sites currently contributing data (UCLA, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center or USC).

*For i2b2, you must be affiliated with UCLA.

**If you are not a Principal Investigator, you must have a Principal Investigator sponsor your access and email their approval to the appropriate system's email address listed in the contact information below.

NOTE: If estimating your population size requires data not available in either tool, it may be possible for the Informatics team to run the query for you. If this is the case, please note we will need at least a 2 weeks notice prior to the desired deadline.


Contact Information

act@mednet.ucla.edu, ladr@mednet.ucla.edu or i2b2@mednet.ucla.edu