By Liisa A. Palmer, PhD, Portfolio Leader, HEOR Services
There are several important considerations that come into play when selecting a data partner. The breadth and quality of data is obviously one of those considerations. Understanding and adhering to appropriate data governance and being able to convert data into evidence with research and analytics services are other factors that warrant attention. When working with trial sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs), I find that making the right decision about data sources is the result of asking the right questions.