VLCR data is multi-purpose and can be used in clinical planning, quality improvement and research. Access to VLCR data is restricted to ensure that registrant’s privacy is protected.
Researchers or institutions who would like to request aggregate VLCR data will be required to complete the following steps:
- Contact the VLCR Coordinator to discuss your research proposal, the application process and request the data access form.
- Submit a completed data access form, with a HREC Approval Certificate and other relevant documentation for review of the VLCR Steering Committee
- Clinicians contributing data to the registry, can request their own data from the VLCR Coordinator at no charge
- Researchers submitting data for external research purposes maybe charged a fee.