Connecting the Dots to a Better Patient Journey: How Do We Harness Real World Data to Speed Cures and Advance Healthcare?

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Over the past year, NYCHBL has examined the future of clinical trials generally and from the patient perspective. Now we want to delve into one more critical area – breaking down the data silos that often hamper progress. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb recently discussed the agency’s POV on the subject and pointed out:

“New streams of real world data (RWD) gathered from electronic health records (EHRs), lab tests, wearable devices, insurance claims, and even social media can provide important evidence on product safety and effectiveness in settings or populations that may be very different than the information gleaned from registration trials used for approval. This isn’t an indictment of the randomized controlled trial. Far from it. It’s a recognition that new approaches and new technologies can help expand the sources of evidence that we can use to make more reliable treatment decisions. And it’s a recognition that this evidence base can continue to build and improve throughout the therapeutic life of an FDA approved drug or medical device.

During our discussion with leading life sciences organizations, we will examine how they are incorporating Real World Data and Real World Evidence into their clinical trials process to drive better drug development.

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Program agenda:
6:00-7:00 pm – Networking
7:00-8:00 pm – Panel discussion / Q&A


Rohit Borker

VP and Head, Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Novartis Oncology
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Kara Dennis

SVP & GM, Life Sciences, Clarify Health
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Joe DiCesare

Global Head of Real World Evidence, Allergan
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Elizabeth Verna, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Clinical Research, Transplant Clinical Research Center, Columbia University
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Roger Waltzman, MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer, Molecular Templates
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