50% of real-world studies started in the last 3 years

  • Half of the world’s 1,800 clinical studies involving real-world or real-life data since 2006 have been started in the last three years (from 2015-2018), according to a Reuters analysis of the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s clinicaltrials.gov website
  • Studying real-world evidence offers manufacturers a powerful tool to prove the value of their drug
  • Hot areas for such studies include cancer, heart disease and respiratory disorders

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Ben Hirschler. 2018. Big pharma, big data – why drugmakers want your health records. [ONLINE] Available at: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-pharmaceuticals-data-analysis/big-pharma-big-data-why-drugmakers-want-your-health-records-idUKKCN1GD4MP. [Accessed 8 January 2019].


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