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July 17, 2018
Medical experts are turning to EHR data, coupled with billing records, to help refine treatments and find new uses for drugs that have already been approved, according to NPR. Here are five things to... Read more
July 16, 2018
When we go to the doctor. Then the doctors administer the problem and try to reach the possible best treatment possible for a certain problem. Sometimes you will feel that the doctor is spending more... Read more
July 15, 2018
When you go to your doctor's office, sometimes it seems the caregivers spend more time gathering data about you than treating you as a patient.   Electronic medical records are everywhere – annoying... Read more
July 11, 2018
A recent study has quantified the wide disparity between the FDA-approved labelling of prescription drugs and real-world clinical practice. When new prescription drugs are approved for marketing in... Read more
July 11, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration might one day use data gathered from off-label uses of drugs to determine whether or not to approve the drugs for those uses, an agency division director said Tuesday... Read more
July 11, 2018
A pilot study released Tuesday supports the use of real-world evidence (RWE) to understand mortality data while highlighting the barriers to using such data in regulatory decision-making.The... Read more
July 10, 2018
Friends of Cancer Research released data Tuesday that support the use of real-world evidence (RWE) outcomes -- including real-world progression-free survival (rwPFS) -- as surrogate endpoints for... Read more
July 9, 2018
New Data Supporting Use of Real-World Evidence Presented with Six Data Partners as well as FDA   July 10, 2018 – Washington, DC – Today, Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) released the results of a... Read more
July 9, 2018
Duane Schulthess of Vital Transformation sits down at the DIA Global conference in Boston, for a one on one discussion with Jeff Allen, CEO of Friends of Cancer Research from Washington DC.... Read more
July 4, 2018
Executive Summary FOCR study suggests overall survival for PD-1s seen in real-world datasets is similar to results from clinical trials.   BOSTON – Results of an upcoming study on the correlation of... Read more

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