RWE Business Liaison Lead

Health Economists jobs at UCB

Shanghai, China. We are looking for a Real-World Evidence Business Liaison China who is supportive, multi-tasking and energetic to join us in our RWD team, based in our UCB SH Office. What you’ll do: Ensures transparency and translation of RWE strategies from global to local. Clearly communicates and interprets guidance and frameworks to the region. Ensures that research within the region is coordinated with … Read more

(Sr.) Consultant, HEOR, Real World Solutions

Health Economists jobs at IQVIA

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. Our HEOR team includes highly qualified multi-disciplinary experts. They are based throughout Asia with a focused footprint in the SEA. The HEOR practice is part of the IQVIA Real-World Insights business unit that connects healthcare stakeholders through knowledge, skills, practical experience, creativity and data to demonstrate the value of medicines, enhance quality of care and drive improvement … Read more

Analyst – Assoc Consultant, HEOR, Real World Solutions

Health Economists jobs at IQVIA

Singapore. Our HEOR team includes highly qualified multi-disciplinary experts. They are based throughout Asia with a focused footprint in the SEA. The HEOR practice is part of the IQVIA Real-World Insights business unit that connects healthcare stakeholders through knowledge, skills, practical experience, creativity and data to demonstrate the value of medicines, enhance quality of care and drive improvement of patient … Read more

Associate Director, RWE Analytics

Jazz Pharmaceuticals Health Economics Jobs

Harrisburg, PA, US. The Associate Director of RWE analytics will be responsible for providing strategic direction, overseeing the execution of RWE analytics projects, and driving innovation within the RWE analytics team. The successful candidate will possess a deep understanding of RWE methodologies, exceptional leadership skills and a proven track record in delivering high-quality RWE analytic projects. The Associate Director will … Read more

RWE / HEOR / HTA (Assoc) Consultant

Health Economists jobs at IQVIA

Shanghai, China. As part of the industry-leading global RWE solution, the IQVIA China Real-World Solution team is a young, energetic and fast-growing team consists of master and PhD level researchers/consultants, with strong academic background and working experience in economic modeling, value-evidence strategy & communication, value dossiers, network meta-analyses, and real-world studies either based on chart review or database analysis. In … Read more

Global Associate Director HEOR

Astellas jobs for Health Economists

UK. This role is part of the Global HEOR Oncology team reporting to the Executive Director HEOR (Oncology). As the Global Associate Director HEOR Real World Evidence, you will focus on creating and advising on global tactics/strategy for Evidence Generation, encompassing RWE analysis, ensuring that HEOR perspectives and strategies across geographies, are integrated within the core medical plans, integrated global … Read more

Analyst Health Economics / HTA

Health Economists jobs at IQVIA

Brussels, Belgium. We are seeking a talented and motivated health scientist to join our team in Zaventem. In this role, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and execution of reimbursement dossiers and value-based healthcare initiatives. We are particularly interested in attracting junior professionals who are starting their career or have moderate experience (1-3 years) as a … Read more

(Sr.) Consultant, HEOR, Real World Solutions

Health Economists jobs at IQVIA

Singapore. Provides high quality, timely development and on-time input to client solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries. Assignments range in complexity from basic analysis and problem solving to assisting in the development of more complex solutions to leading small teams. Principal Accountabilities: Minimum Education, Experience Required: IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science … Read more

Senior HEOR Lead

Novartis Health Economics jobs

Tokyo, Japan. To provide scientific insight and methods to support the generation of evidence to demonstrate the value of Novartis brands in order to support commercialization and achieve optimal market access (reimbursement and formulary listing). HEOR leads the CPO strategy and governance for HEOR initiatives. Ensures the alignment of projects to core strategic pillars. He/She will be responsible for Local … Read more

Assistant Director – RWE Retrospective Analysis

Jobs at AmerisourceBergen for Health Economists

Home-based, TX, US. In collaboration with project engagement leads, the candidate will provide clinical and statistical programming expertise to health economics and outcomes research studies to support pharmaceutical, biotech, and device technologies. The candidate will serve as the content developer for the implementation and reporting of burden of illness, comparative effectiveness, health resource utilization and cost studies and other database … Read more

Analyst RWE

Health Economists jobs at IQVIA

Oeiras, Portugal. As an Analyst within the Real World Evidence Department you will have a key role to support the HEOR practice. You are expected to be capable of working in different projects for different clients on the Portuguese market so a flexible, enthusiastic and professional approach is essential. General Responsibilities: Qualifications: Location: Oeiras, Portugal (hybrid) With approximately 85,000 employees in more … Read more

(Associate) Principal, Real World Insights – RWE / HEOR / Epidemiologist

Health Economists jobs at IQVIA

Seoul, South Korea. Works directly with clients to provide value added input, to develop business opportunities that will lead to additional starbursts and to deliver projects built around strategic issues. Has responsibility for ensuring delivery of high levels of client satisfaction. Typically works within a specific CoE area but may have responsibility across multiple expertise areas and/or clients. Meets or … Read more

RWE Manager

Jobs at AstraZeneca for Health Economists

Warsaw, Poland. Currently we are looking for Real World Evidence Manager, a member of Country Medical Affairs Team responsible for management of scientific evidence & data generation activities across therapeutic areas and along product life cycle. RWE Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing the Country Medical Affairs product-related scientific data generation plan & vision in support of the … Read more

Research Consultant – RWE

Jobs at Cytel for Health Economists

Germany. A Research Consultant (RC) in real-world evidence (RWE) will be responsible for conducting RWE studies, for example retrospective database studies, including descriptive and analytic studies such as drug utilization, resource utilization, natural history of disease, comparative effectiveness, and safety  with our clients from the pharmaceutical industry. The role is associated with day-to-day tasks in project design and conduct/management as well as … Read more

Senior Manager Global Oncology HEOR & RWE

Jobs at Daiichi Sankyo for Health Economists

Europe. For our headquarters in all Europe we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position: Senior Manager Global Oncology HEOR & RWE (m/f/x). The position: The Senior Manager, Global Health Economics Outcomes Research (HEOR) and Real World Evidence (RWE) reports to the Director Global HEOR ENHERTU lead and will work cross-functionally to implement HEOR and evidence generation projects. … Read more

Real-World Evidence in Health Economics

RWE jobs in Health Economics
Real-World Evidence in Health Economics

Real-world evidence (RWE) has become an increasingly important aspect of health economics research in recent years. It provides a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of how different health interventions work in real-world settings.

What is Real-World Evidence?

Real-world evidence (RWE) is defined as data collected from sources other than traditional randomized controlled trials (RCTs). These data come from a variety of sources, including electronic health records (EHRs), claims databases, registries, patient-reported outcomes (PROs), and surveys.

RWE allows researchers to evaluate the effectiveness, safety, and cost-effectiveness of health interventions in real-world settings. This is important because RCTs often have strict inclusion and exclusion criteria, which means that the results may not be generalizable to real-world populations.

Importance of Real-World Evidence in Health Economics

RWE is becoming increasingly important in health economics because it provides a more complete picture of the effectiveness and safety of health interventions. By using RWE, researchers can evaluate how interventions work in a variety of settings and patient populations, which can help inform clinical practice and policy decisions.

RWE can also be used to conduct cost-effectiveness analyses, which help policymakers determine the value of health interventions. Cost-effectiveness analyses compare the costs and benefits of different health interventions, taking into account the costs of the intervention as well as the costs of any adverse events or complications that may occur.

Differences between RWE and Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs)

RCTs are considered the gold standard for evaluating the effectiveness and safety of health interventions. However, there are several key differences between RWE and RCTs.

RCTs are conducted under controlled conditions and have strict inclusion and exclusion criteria, which means that the results may not be generalizable to real-world populations. RWE, on the other hand, is collected from a variety of sources and reflects the real-world experiences of patients.

RCTs also tend to be shorter in duration than RWE studies, which means that they may not capture the long-term effects of health interventions. RWE studies, on the other hand, can provide information on the long-term effectiveness and safety of interventions.

Methods of Collecting RWE

There are several methods of collecting RWE, including:

Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
EHRs are digital records of patient health information that are maintained by healthcare providers. EHRs can provide a wealth of information on patient demographics, diagnoses, treatments, and outcomes.

Claims Databases
Claims databases contain information on healthcare services and medications that are billed to insurance providers. Claims data can provide information on healthcare utilization, costs, and outcomes.

Registries
Registries are databases that collect information on specific diseases or health conditions. They can provide valuable information on disease prevalence, treatment patterns, and outcomes.

Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs)
PROs are questionnaires or surveys completed by patients that assess their health status, symptoms, and quality of life. PROs can provide information on patient preferences and experiences with different interventions.

Surveys
Surveys can be used to collect information on patient demographics, health behaviors, and healthcare utilization. They can also be used to assess patient preferences and satisfaction with different interventions.

Advantages of Real-World Evidence

There are several advantages of using RWE in health economics research, including:

  • RWE reflects real-world experiences and can provide a more comprehensive understanding of the effectiveness and safety of interventions.
  • RWE can be used to evaluate interventions in a variety of settings and patient populations.
  • RWE can provide information on the long-term effectiveness and safety of interventions.
  • RWE can be used to conduct cost-effectiveness analyses, which can inform clinical practice and policy decisions.

Challenges and Limitations of Real-World Evidence

There are several challenges and limitations to using RWE in health economics research, including:

  • RWE can be subject to bias and confounding, which can affect the validity of the results.
  • RWE can be difficult to collect and analyze, particularly when using multiple data sources.
  • RWE may not be as well-suited for evaluating rare diseases or interventions.

Applications of Real-World Evidence

RWE has several applications in health economics research, including:

Health Technology Assessment
Health technology assessment (HTA) is a process that evaluates the clinical effectiveness, safety, and cost-effectiveness of new health technologies. RWE can be used in HTA to provide information on the real-world effectiveness and safety of interventions.

Comparative Effectiveness Research
Comparative effectiveness research (CER) compares the effectiveness of different interventions for the same health condition. RWE can be used in CER to compare the effectiveness of interventions in different patient populations and settings.

Post-Marketing Surveillance
Post-marketing surveillance is the process of monitoring the safety and effectiveness of new drugs and medical devices after they have been approved for use. RWE can be used in post-marketing surveillance to monitor the long-term safety and effectiveness of interventions.

Future of Real-World Evidence in Health Economics

RWE is likely to become increasingly important in health economics research in the future. Advances in technology and data analytics are making it easier to collect and analyze RWE, and policymakers are recognizing the importance of using RWE to inform clinical practice and policy decisions.