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16-Jan-2019 Hosts Webinar Exploring Global Strategies for Sourcing of Real World Evidence (RWE) and Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR), the life science industry’s leading online marketplace for outsourced research services, announced today that it has assembled a panel of industry experts to discuss best practices and global strategies when sourcing HEOR and RWE services. Set for January 24, 2019, at 12:00pm EDT, the webinar will focus on how the industry currently defines RWE and HEOR, some of the major challenges research organizations face when sourcing RWE and HEOR and emerging global trends in the strategy and regulation of RWE (including HEOR, epidemiology, market access and other RWE).

“I am excited to serve on such a distinguished panel focusing on the practical uses of real world data,” said Patti Peeples, RPh, PhD, CEO and Founder,, and Principal Researcher, HE Institute. “Many research organizations are looking to maximize this data to optimize market access while informing value-focused healthcare decisions and reducing research costs.”

The panel consists of experts in RWE (including HEOR, epidemiology, market access and other RWE)--Julie Carter, Category Director of RWE & HEOR,, Patti Peeples, RPh, PhD, CEO and Founder of and Principal Researcher at HE Institute and Mary Beth Ritchey, PhD, Director of Epidemiology for Medical Devices at RTI Health Solutions. The panelists will cover topics surrounding the uses of RWE such as sourcing opportunities and challenges, how it relates to HEOR and varying strategies and regulations when sourcing these types of services.

Go here for more information or to register for the complimentary webinar, HEOR & RWE: Global Sourcing Strategies and Best Practices.

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Last Updated: 16-Jan-2019