RTI-HS Researchers Outline Best Practices for Collecting Patient Experience Data During the COVID-19 Outbreak

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Updated November 10, 2020

Experts on our Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessment (PCOA) team collaborated to create this research best-practices document to help research teams mitigate some of the impacts of COVID-19 on the collection and use of clinical outcome assessment (COA) data. They drew on current FDA recommendations for patient-focused drug development (PFDD) and other more emergent regulatory commentaries specific to COVID-19, as well as guidance from sources outside the US such as the MHRA and HRA in the UK and, more broadly for the EU, the EMA.

Determining go/no go decisions; threats to study validity; alternative methods for the capture of patient experience

This document provides guidance on determining go/no go decisions, understanding potential threats to the validity of the research, and alternative data-collection methods for capturing patient experience data.

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