What happens to a pharmaceutical product after it is approved? Is it meeting the clinical and safety expectations, and is it being used in the optimal patient populations in the most effective way? Real-world evidence (RWE) research is a fast-growing methodology used to provide essential information to health insurers, prescribers, patients, and manufacturers on a drug's use, efficacy, and safety – after it's approved and in use by the general patient population. RWE research is both costly and challenging to conduct, but the results, when derived from well-designed studies, can be extremely informative and improve patient health.
In a just-released podcast as part of HealthEconomics.Com's CONNECTED COMMUNITY series, Dr.
The podcast and blog focus on real-world evidence research in insomnia and chronic kidney disease, and feature a special section on challenges of conducting RWE in large private payers and new provider networks, such as Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs). Dr.
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