American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Data Submission Information


Timing requirements for cases to be submitted in the January 2015 Call for Data, Class of Case and Reference Date requirements, specific survey requirements for Standards 5.5 and 5.6, and requirements for submission deadline extensions. Resources for coding and submitting data.

Editing Information

Links to current GenEDITS Plus software and current NCDB metafiles and configuration files, instructions document, information for interpreting edit results, and metafiles for use with newly abstracted cases

NCDB File Transmission Instructions

How to transmit cases to NCDB on Datalinks

Software Providers

Case selection and timing requirements, layout and required items, slides from the Call for Data webinar for software providers, links to relevant manuals and implementation guidelines