Evaluating Strategies for Data Sharing and Analyses in Distributed Data Settings

Project Title Evaluating Strategies for Data Sharing and Analyses in Distributed Data Settings
Date Posted
Friday, January 11, 2013
Status
Complete
Deliverables
Description

Report enumerating, describing, and evaluating major available analytical and data handling strategies that have been used or proposed in distributed data systems or similar settings. This report describes the key issues that are important to consider when evaluating such strategies for data handling and analysis, assesses the strengths and limitations of each approach with respect to identified issues, and provides recommendations of potential strategies that are most appropriate for the Mini-Sentinel environment.

Workgroup Leader(s)

Jeremy A. Rassen ScD; Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

John H. Holmes PhD; Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Azadeh Shoaibi MS, MHS; Office of Medical Policy, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, FDA, Silver Spring, MD

Workgroup Members

Tarek A. Hammad MD, PhD, MSc, MS; Division of Epidemiology, Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, FDA, Silver Spring, MD 

Kevin Haynes PharmD, MSCE; Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Karin Johnson PhD; Group Health Research Initiative, Seattle, WA

Mary K. Kowal; John Moran; Jessica Myers PhD; Sebastian Schneeweiss MD, ScD; Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Marsha A. Raebel PharmD; Kaiser Permanente Colorado Institute for Health Research, Denver, CO.

Darren Toh ScD; Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA