TITLE

Linking databases has value, can raise regulatory questions

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Clinical Trials Administrator;Oct2009, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the use of clinical data registries by clinical trial sites and investigators in the U.S. According to Rachel Dokholyan of Duke University's Duke Clinical Research Institute, a lack of long-term follow-up is one of the main drawbacks of these databases. It notes the potential value of an administrative claims database linked with registry data in addressing the follow-up dilemma. Dokholyan says there are obstacles to linking the two kinds of databases.
ACCESSION #
44312381

 

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