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Who can submit a data request to use NRDR data?

Anyone may request data NRDR data to perform quality improvement or research projects.


Is there a fee for my data request?

There is no fee for those participating in the NRDR, but there is a fee for non-NRDR participants.  For questions regarding fee structure, please submit an inquiry to nrdrsupport@acr.org


Can I request raw anonymized data?

No, the ACR leadership and analysts will work with you to analyze the data, but ACR will not release the data for independent analysis.


Does ACR fill all requests?

All requests are reviewed by the Data Request Review Panel.  Those that are approved are placed in a priority queue for analysis.  Not all requests are approved.  The requestor of the declined data requests will be notified with rationale regarding the panel's decision.


If I need data for RSNA, when do have to submit a data request?

Data requests for RSNA must be submitted by January for an April submission to RSNA. This will allow time for ACR analysts to perform thoughtful analysis for all approved requests. 


If I need a data request for ECR, when do I have to submit a data request?

Data requests for ECR must be submitted by July for a November submission to ECR. This will allow time for ACR analysts to perform thoughtful analysis for all approved requests. 


How do I submit a data request?


When will I be notified with my request's approval status? 

Requestors will be notified about the approval of their request within one to three months depending on the complexity of the data request.


Do I have to recognize ACR staff as an author?

Yes, ACR staff meeting authorship requirements must be listed as an author.  Authorship requirements are outlined in the NRDR Access and Publication Policy found here.


How do I cite NRDR public documents using APA format?


American College of Radiology - National Radiology Data Registry. (Publication Date). Title: Subtitle (Page Number [if applicable]). Retrieved on <date> from URL of publication if available


    Title = Registry

    Subtitle = Document (i.e. Data Dictionary, Executive Summary Report, ect)

 

Examples:

3D Printing Data Dictionary  

American College of Radiology – National Radiology Data Registry. (7/13/2020). 3D Printing Registry: Data Dictionary (Pages x-xx). Retrieved on 7/13/2020 from https://nrdrsupport.acr.org/support/solutions/articles/11000073770-3d-printing-data-dictionary

DIR Executive Summary Report

American College of Radiology – National Radiology Data Registry. (Jan–Mar 2020). Dose Index Registry: Executive Summary Report (Pages x-xx). Retrieved on 7/13/2020 from https://nrdrsupport.acr.org/support/solutions/articles/11000044558-dir-available-reports