Welcome to the ACT Network!

The ACT Network is a real-time, open-access platform allowing researchers to explore and validate feasibility for clinical studies. ACT helps researchers design and complete clinical studies, and is secure, HIPAA-compliant and IRB-approved.


ACT was developed collaboratively by members of NCATS’ Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) consortium, with funding from the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.

How To Use ACT

Explore patient populations
Learn about your patient population in depth and in real time, from your desktop.

Check feasibility of clinical studies
Iteratively test and refine inclusion and exclusion criteria to confirm the feasibility of your clinical study.

Find partner sites
Search for patients across the CTSA network to identify potential partners for multi-site studies.

Demonstrate feasibility
Access easy-to-download results for use in funding proposals and IRB submissions to demonstrate the feasibility of your clinical study.

HIPAA and IRB Information: Usage of the ACT Network is approved by the Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board (COMIRB) and complies with HIPAA requirements for patient confidentiality. 
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Key Local Contacts

ACT access, lost passwords, and technical support:
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ACT Site Operations Coordinator

Help running queries and interpreting results:
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[ACT role description TBD]

Questions about data security, network usage, etc.:
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ACT Data Steward




Benefits of ACT

Learn more about how ACT benefits clinical investigators, the CTSA consortium, and patients.

Is ACT Right For You?

This short quiz will help you understand how ACT can benefit your work.

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How-To Resources

Access tutorials to learn the nuts and bolts of using ACT.

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Review answers to commonly asked questions about ACT.

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Request Help

Get help accessing or using ACT.

Get To Know ACT

Learn more about the sites and data available through ACT.

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ACT & the Clinical Research Cycle

Use this interactive tool to discover how ACT can help you accomplish your 'jobs to be done' as a clinical investigator.


Governance & Regulatory Info

Find out more about how ACT is governed, how it works with local IRB's, and how to cite ACT in your work.

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