Examining the Impact of Real-World Evidence on Medical Product Development II. Practical Approaches: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief


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The Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation is convening a three-part workshop series examining how real-world evidence development and uptake can enhance medical product development and evaluation. The workshops aim to advance discussions and common knowledge about complex issues relating to the generation and utilization of real-world evidence, including fostering development and implementation of the science and technology of real-world evidence generation and utilization.

Workshop two took place on March 6–7, 2018. This “town-hall” style meeting included in-depth audience discussions and active participation that illuminated the types of data that are appropriate for what specific purposes and suggest practical approaches for data collection and evidence use by developing and working through example use cases. This proceedings in Brief is a factual summary of what occurred at the workshop.