Data Management & Extraction Consultation

Data Management & Extraction Consultation provides help with:

  • Data extraction services
  • Data cleaning & formatting
  • General management advice
  • Choosing platform
  • Querying existing database
  • REDCap database advice
  • Grant preparation
  • Merging datasets
  • Other data management issues

Clinical Data for Research: Summary for Five Common Scenarios

ScenarioSelf-serve (Free)Consult Required (may have recharge)IRB neededRequires MyResearch account or other secure environmentIncludes clinical notesUC Health data available in addition to UCSF data
De-ided dataYesNoNoNoNoYes *
Limited dataNoYesYesYesNoYes *
Id’ed dataNoYesYesYesYesYes *
RecruitmentNoYesYesYesNoYes *

* Process to obtain data from UC Health sites can be very lengthy

We also assist with Comparative Effectiveness Large Dataset Analysis:

  • Study design/conceptualization
  • Addressing common methodological issues in analysis of observational data
  • Data dataset selection
  • Dataset acquisition
  • Administrative support
  • Dataset uploading and downloading
  • Query design and cohort selection
  • Dataset cleaning
  • Dataset linking
  • Programming support
  • Collaboration, building collaborative relationships for data sharing

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