DataClear is for requesting Mission or HCA data for MAHEC GME Research.
If your research uses Mission Hospital data but is not GME Research, please use the External Data Release (EDR) process.
What is DataClear?
DataClear is and HCA GME system used to request data sets from Mission Hospital for GME Research. You can request data from Mission Hospital, the NC Division, or all HCA Hospitals. There is an associated Data Dictionary with details. All data requested via DataClear will be de-identified before delivery. Data will only be viewed via the Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI). The VDI includes statistical packages from R or SPSS (not SAS).
Scholarly Commons/DataClear Website
HCA Healthcare Scholarly Commons (website for DataClear). You will need to make an account on Scholarly Commons and have an HCA 3-4 ID to use DataClear.
Links for DataClear
PLEASE NOTE: LINKS ONLY WORK WHEN CONNECTED TO THE MAHEC NETWORK EITHER ON-SITE OR CONNECTED VIA VPN (Global Protect)! THIS ENSURES THE PRIVACY OF THE LINKED DOCUMENTS.
Using DataClear for MAHEC Research (step-by-step instructions for MAHEC)
DataClear Example (all questions in DataClear)
HCA DataClear Data Dictionary (Excel file, describes available data elements, limitations, etc.)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for DataClear
- You must have an HCA 3-4 ID to submit to DataClear. You also need an account on HCA Scholarly Commons.
- All DataClear requests must include your Division Director of GME Research (DRD).
- Once approved, an HCA GME data analyst will set up an Initial Statement of Work (SOW) conference call with the Principal Investigator and team to discuss.
- HCA GME does not conduct data analysis at this time. Please contact MAHEC Research for assistance with data analysis and statistical support.