IQVIA Collaborates with HealthCore to Advance Clinical Research Using Real-World Data
“IQVIA is excited to collaborate with HealthCore to enhance novel research designs and the impact of real world studies,” said
The IQVIA HealthCore agreement focuses on improving Real World Data (RWD) breadth and depth, as well as research innovation. Most HealthCore de-identified claims and clinical data have been incorporated into the IQVIA PharMetrics® Plus data source, resulting in a substantial patient volume increase. Voluntary patient participation allows linkage to other supported data sources, allowing a more complete view into the patient healthcare experience. Large data sources are key to answering complex patient research questions on topics such as clinical safety and comparative effectiveness.
This innovative research collaboration will focus specifically on real world studies such as external comparators, pragmatic trials, and enriched studies. Enriched study types often combine secondary data sources, along with primary data collection via chart reviews and other forms of physician or opt-in patient data collection, including patient-reported outcomes. With growing regulatory acceptance of RWE in clinical trials, there is increased interest in external comparator studies that utilize real world data sources as comparison arms in single-arm trials. HealthCore’s patient and physician networks support a more streamlined approach to these studies through chart reviews and information abstraction.
“We are so pleased to be working with IQVIA to enhance its data environment and further our relationship through collaboration on progressive research designs, such as synthetic control arm studies, pragmatic clinical trials, decentralized clinical trials and COVID-19 focused research,” said
HealthCore is finding evidence and truth at the core of healthcare. We work with life sciences companies, government agencies, payors, and collaborators on a broad range of research services focused on informing key decision makers. As a wholly owned, independently operating subsidiary of Anthem, Inc., we utilize a powerful research ecosystem of expertise, relationships, and data to generate the evidence needed to improve healthcare. To learn more about HealthCore, visit www.HealthCore.com.
IQVIA is a global leader in protecting individual patient privacy. The company uses a wide variety of privacy-enhancing technologies and safeguards to protect individual privacy while generating and analyzing information on a scale that helps healthcare stakeholders identify disease patterns and correlate with the precise treatment path and therapy needed for better outcomes. IQVIA’s insights and execution capabilities help biotech, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies, medical researchers, government agencies, payers, and other healthcare stakeholders tap into a deeper understanding of diseases, human behaviors, and scientific advances, in an effort to advance their path toward cures. To learn more, visit www.iqvia.com.