New publication: Challenges for Optimizing Real-World Evidence in Alzheimer’s Disease: The ROADMAP Project

ROADMAP is a public-private advisory partnership to evaluate the usability of multiple data sources, including real-world evidence, in the decision-making […]

Thank you for your interest in the HARMONY Alliance

“2018 has given us many reasons to be proud of what we have achieved by working together. May 2019 be […]

The ROADMAP journey featured at Alzheimer Europe’s Conference #28AEC

On 30 and 31 October, ROADMAPs journey during the initial Phase 1 of the project was featured at Alzheimer Europe’s […]

ROADMAP’s publication repository

The ROADMAP Consortium has already published a number of peer-reviewed publications and is working on a range of further papers […]

Henrik Edgren, Medisapiens, HARMONY Partner, explains how the data is analyzed

Henrik Edgren, Chief Scientific Officer at Medisapiens, HARMONY Partner explains the progress made from the data perspective; and how data is being analyzed. Medisapiens, […]

The 3rd Nordic RWE Conference (Helsinki, 28-29 November 2018)

The 3rd Nordic conference on Real World Data, Collaboration between Pharma industry and Academia took place in Helsinki on 28-29 […]

EHealth: Helping to Ensure the Sustainability of Health Systems. Interview with Dr. Guillermo Sanz, Co-Chair HARMONY Alliance

Dr. Guillermo Sanz is Head Hematology Department at Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Spain. He is an expert in […]

Ken Mills of Queens University Belfast, HARMONY Associated Member, explaining how big data can help in blood cancer research

Ken Mills of Queens University Belfast, one of the 27 HARMONY Associated Member, explains how big data can help in blood cancer […]

WEBINAR “An HTA perspective on the Acceptability of Real World Evidence and Methods to Enhance its use” 28 November 2018

Decision-makers in the social welfare systems are facing increasing demands to reimburse pharmaceutical products that have been granted market access […]

EHDEN – European Health Data & Evidence Network – launched!

EHDEN (European Health Data & Evidence Network) launched! EHDEN is one of BD4BO’s initiatives. Health data centre collaboration to improve […]

BD4BO newsletter ISSUE 4

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New publication: Regulatory and Health Technology Assessment Considerations for Disease-Modifying Drugs in Alzheimer’s Disease

Although there are a growing number of well-reported, late-stage clinical trial failures in Alzheimer’s disease, the introduction of a disease-modifying […]

Please listen to Maurille Feudjo Tepie of HARMONY Partner AMGEN, addressing BigData and the value for society.

Maurille Feudjo Tepie of AMGEN, on of the 53 HARMONY Partners, is addressing questions such as: why is BigData so […]

New publication: Regulatory and Health Technology Assessment Considerations for Disease-Modifying Drugs in Alzheimer’s Disease

Although there are a growing number of well-reported, late-stage clinical trial failures in Alzheimer’s disease, the introduction of a disease-modifying […]

Jonathan Pearce, Lymphoma Coalition, about the importance of the patient perspective in HARMONY

Jonathan Pearce of Lymphoma Coalition is representing the HARMONY Patient Cluster. Listen to his statement about patient organizations in the […]

New IMI project launched: EHDEN, European Health Data & Evidence Network

EHDEN, the IMI project for European Health Data & Evidence Network started its 5 year program. EHDEN aims to harmonize clinical […]

New IMI project launched: EHDEN, European Health Data & Evidence Network

EHDEN, the IMI project for European Health Data & Evidence Network started its 5 year program. EHDEN aims to harmonize clinical […]

HARMONY Partner Celgene facilitated an awareness meeting explaining BigData related innovations

HARMONY Co-Lead Pam Bacon of Celgene kicked off the meeting showcasing HARMONY as excellent example of creating innovations in hematology by […]

Special report Financial Times: EU’s Innovative Medicines Initiative brings collaborative power to development of drugs

IMI brings groups together, extends their reach beyond Europe and helps prepare for digital disruption. read more

Ana Heredia Casanoves, GMV explains the HARMONY Data Platform work.

Ana Heredia Casanoves, GMV, HARMONY Partners answers the following questions: How does the HARMONY Data Platform work? What can HARMONY explain about […]

Blog: “In data we trust, if patients are involved”, by HARMONY Partner, Prof Natacha Bolaños, Lymphoma Coalition Europe

“I had the chance recently to take part of two important meetings: The Harmony General Assembly (Valencia, October 4-5) and […]

HARMONY at ASH2018: the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Hematology

We are organizing a session at the 60th Annual meeting of the American Society for Hematology. read more

ROADMAP’s publication repository

The ROADMAP Consortium has already published a number of peer-reviewed publications and is working on a range of further papers […]

The ROADMAP journey featured at Alzheimer Europe’s Conference

On 30 and 31 October, ROADMAPs journey during the initial Phase 1 of the project was featured at Alzheimer Europe’s […]

Costs and quality of life across the spectrum of Alzheimer’s disease: a systematic review of the evidence

The Health Economic Research Team is nearing completion of two important pieces of work for ROADMAP Work Package 5, which […]

HARMONY young talent presenting at the IMI 10th Anniversary Scientific Symposium

For the last 10 years, over 100 projects of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) have been carrying out amazing work to speed […]

HARMONY partners attending SEHH, the 60th National Congress of the Spanish Society of Hematology and Hemotherapy

We are living a decisive moment for the hematology specialty, marked by precision therapy­­­­, techniques of massive molecular diagnosis, promising […]

Medical University of Vienna representing HARMONY at Austrian Platform for Personalized Medicine, ÖPPM

Based on the abstract entitled “IMI HARMONY – Big Data in treating Hematologic Malignancies”, HARMONY has been selected for an ÖPPM […]

BD4BO symposium “In Data We Trust: Towards outcomes-based healthcare in Europe” will take place in Brussels on 11th October 2018.

The Innovative Medicines Initiative’s Big Data for Better Outcomes Programme holds the symposium “In data we trust: towards outcomes-based healthcare […]

IMI-2 ROADMAP initiative moves into end of Phase 1 as it holds General Assembly Meeting in Madrid

On 8 and 9 October (Madrid, Spain), the Real World Outcomes across the Alzheimer’s disease spectrum for better care: Multi-modal […]

BD4BO session in Gastein

At the European Health Forum Gastein on 5th October 2018, BD4BO held a session entitled ‘The value of evidence in […]

HARMONY Alliance Partners and Associated Members interact at the 3rd General Assembly

Our Partners and recently joined Associated Members came together at the HARMONY General Assembly 2018, organized on 4 and 5 […]

Save the date: 29 October 2018 – WP7 webinar on data privacy

On the 29th October 2018 (12:00-13:00 CET), WP7 of BigData@Heart will hold a public webinar on data privacy. Topics that will be discussed […]

The value of an Expert Advisory Group within the ROADMAP project

An online survey of ROADMAP Expert Advisory Group (EXAG) members and members of the Consortium was undertaken by Work Package […]

ROADMAP updates on recent progress

As the end of ROADMAP Phase 1 approaches, the project teams have been busy over recent months. Here we report […]

The ROADMAP journey featured at Alzheimer Europe’s Conference #28AEC

On 30 and 31 October, ROADMAPs journey during the initial Phase 1 of the project will be featured at Alzheimer […]

BD4BO organizes workshop at the European Health Forum Gastein 2018

in Bad Hofgastein, Austria. BD4BO is organizing a workshop about the value of evidence in outcomes-bases healthcare on October 5, 12:00 […]

BD4BO organizes workshop at the European Health Forum Gastein 2018

The European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) is an independent, non-partisan organisation, founded in 1998 as a European health policy conference. […]

UNITO presents HARMONY poster at the 10th IMI Anniversary Scientific Symposium

IMI approaches its 10th anniversary and is organizing its 1st Scientific Symposium on 22 and 23 October 2018 in Brussels. Since 2008, […]

Interview with Prof. dr. JJM (Hans) van Delden: governance, ethics and legal aspects in the work of BigData@Heart

Professor Van Delden is the academic lead of work package 7, concerned with Governance, ethical and legal aspects of the […]

Involving people with dementia in research – lessons from ROADMAPs Outcome Definition team

Today’s post is by Mia Nelson from the Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics (University of Edinburgh, UK). […]

IMI Paper highlights importance of global data standards

The value of global data standards in medical research is the focus of a new comment paper, co-authored by IMI […]

Watch the video of Jan Geissler of HARMONY Partner LeukaNet, explaining the potential of HARMONY for patients

@HARMONY-Talks: Sharing our new video interviews with you, starting with Jan Geissler of Leukanet and Leader of Work Package 6: Payers/Providers/HTAs, […]

Listen to the interview with Prof Ghia, European Research Initiative on CLL, explaining what the CLL component in HARMONY is about

@HARMONY-Talks: Sharing our new video interviews with you, starting with Prof Ghia, European Research Initiative on CLL, ERIC. Prof Ghia is […]

“It’s about what matters the most to patients” – an interview with Zofia Das-Gupta on Patient Reported Outcomes

Zofia Das-Gupta is a Standardisation Project Leader, based in the London office for the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement […]

HARMONY Partners Leukanet and EORTC participating in ECCO2018 European Cancer Summit

The ECCO 2018 European Cancer Summit, was held on 7-9 September 2018 in Vienna, Austria bringing worldwide leaders from the […]

Listen to the interview with Prof Lars Bullinger, Charite University Berlin

@HARMONY-Talks: We are happy to share our new video interviews with you, starting with Prof dr Lars Bullinger, Charite University […]

Listen to the interview with Yann Guillevic, Celgene HARMONY Partner

@HARMONY-Talks: We are happy to share our new video interviews with you, starting with Yann Guilevic, Celgene, HARMONY Partner. read […]

HARMONY Partner NICE presenting poster at G-I-N Conference 2018

Why we do what we do: the purpose and impact of guidelines” is the title of the G-I-N Conference 2018. GIN […]

Understanding the implications of an integrated data environment

The ROADMAP communications team carried out an interview with the leaders of Work Package 8 (WP8), Andrew Turner from the […]

Find HARMONY in the EHA23 digital congress report

In case you missed it before your summer break, HARMONY Partner European Hematology Association, EHA  published the report of the […]

Webinar Invitation – Leapfrogging Legacy Processes for Data Driven Decision Making

“Leapfrogging Legacy Processes for Data Driven Decision Making” 17 September 2018, 15.00-16.00 CET read more

Towards outcomes-based healthcare: the EFPIA vision

What is outcomes-based healthcare and how can we achieve it in Europe? Thomas Allvin, executive director of strategy and healthcare […]

News Towards outcomes-based healthcare: the EFPIA vision

What is outcomes-based healthcare and how can we achieve it in Europe? Thomas Allvin, executive director of strategy and healthcare […]

ROADMAP participates in “Women and Dementia” session at Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference

On 27 July, Claire Tochel from the ROADMAP Consortium participated in a parallel session dedicated to research on women and […]

Listen to the interview with Prof Anthony Moorman, Newcastle University, HARMONY Partner

@HARMONY-Talks: This is an interview with Prof Anthony Moorman, Newcastle University, HARMONY Partner. read more

Listen to the interview with Prof Natacha Bolaños of the Lymphoma Coalition, HARMONY Patient Cluster

We are happy to share our new video interviews with you starting with Prof Natacha Bolaños, Lymphoma Coalition, who is part […]

Interview with the Outcome Definition team from the Usher Institute

The ROADMAP communications team carried out an interview with members of the Outcome Definition team (WP2), Mia Nelson, Claire Tochel, […]

Outcome Definition team submits combined report

At the end of July, ROADMAP’s Outcome Definition team submitted a combined report of two important Deliverables. The D2.3 Stakeholder […]

Public webinar on outcomes standardisation

On 15 May, Claire Tochel from the University of Edinburgh presented the work of our Outcome Definition team (WP2) during […]

Watch this video explaining about big data in health by BD4BO

As an IMI project, HARMONY is also part of BD4BO, Big Data for Better Outcomes. Big Data for Better Outcomes is […]

BD4BO toolkit published

A practical toolkit on the identification, selection and measurement of outcomes has just been published by the DO->IT project – […]

Big Data For Better Outcomes film launched

BD4BO recenlty launched a film with a brief summary of BD4BO and the transformational potential of Big Data for the benefit […]

BD4BO film launched

Watch this short film if you’d like a quick summary of BD4BO and the transformational potential of Big Data for […]

ROADMAP partners hold interactive feedback sessions with the European Working Group of People With Dementia

On 26 July, ROADMAP partners held two interactive feedback sessions with the members of the European Working Group of People With […]

Save the date: 27/08 BigData@Heart session – ESC Congress 2018 Munich

ESC Congress 2018 – Munich, Germany – Digital Health Stage ‑ Exhibition 3 – 27th August (Monday), 14:30 -16:00 CEST read more

Raj Long from the Gates Foundation comments on the value of HTA/regulatory involvement

The ROADMAP expert advisory group (EXAG) has met on four occasions and discussions have covered a number of topics including […]

ROADMAP development update

ROADMAP’s activities are progressing well and this article was drafted in collaboration with all ROADMAP Work Packages (WPs) to give […]

An interview with Angela Wood on statistical methodology

An interview with Angela Wood, Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics at the University of Cambridge, and WP 5 co-lead and Case Study […]

LSE-ICL Patient Engagement Event, London, 24 April 2018

The London School of Economics Department of Health Policy and Imperial College London Institute of Global Health Innovation host event […]

HARMONY presenting at IMI breakfast debate hosted by MEP Soledad Cabezon Ruiz

The event, hosted by Soledad Cabezón Ruiz MEP, will feature a discussion with Members of the European Parliament and policy […]

HARMONY presenting at IMI breakfast debate at the European Parliament, hosted by MEP Soledad Cabezon Ruiz

The event, hosted by Soledad Cabezón Ruiz MEP, will feature a discussion with Members of the European Parliament and policy […]

A Health Technology Assessment perspective on the significance of real-world evidence

Today’s article is an interview with Dr Amr Makady. He is a pharmacist by training with an interest in pharmaceutical […]

Successful HARMONY participation in 23rd Congress of the European Hematology Association

Big Data will have an impact on health and in particular on the development of new drugs and therapies for […]

Successful HARMONY participation in 23rd Congress of the European Hematology Association

Big Data will have an impact on health and in particular on the development of new drugs and therapies for […]

Improving the treatment of Hematologic Malignancies with Big Data analytics

The collaborative endeavor of European hematologists, scientists, drug companies, and patient organizations called ‘HARMONY’ has launched an innovative big data […]

HARMONY Progress update: Progress Update: Innovative big data platform launched; patient involvement; AML and CLL projects started; and more

The collaborative endeavor of European hematologists, scientists, drug companies, and patient organizations called ‘HARMONY’ has launched an innovative big data […]

Health Economics team publishes third review protocol on economic models across the spectrum of AD and dementia

Since the beginning of 2018, ROADMAP’s Health Economics team published three protocols on the methods for systematic literature reviews they […]

BigData@Heart in Horizon article

Complex diseases get the big data treatment read more

10th Research Conference of the Catalan Health Institute discusses challenges in applying big data to improve health research

On 7 June 2018, the 10th Research Conference of the Catalan Health Institute and the 11th Research Conference of the Primary Care […]

Future Data Open Foresight published report called the Future of Patient Data

The Future of Patient Data report is based on insights from multiple experts through discussions around the world. The report […]

Welcome to the fifth issue of the ROADMAP newsletter!

This fifth newsletter provides you with updates on the project’s current progress, insights into the importance of real-world evidence from […]

BD4BO Newsletter Issue 2 published

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We need you – Patient involvement is vital to the success of PIONEER

A critical requirement of the PIONEER project is to agree on and prioritise the most important questions in Prostate cancer […]

Interview with Project Coordinator John Gallacher from the University of Oxford

The ROADMAP communications team carried out an interview with the Project Coordinator, Prof. John Gallacher from the University of Oxford. […]

Using #RWD to fill the knowledge gap

Carlos Moedas, Commissioner on Research, Science and Innovation of the European Commission tweeted: “Using #RWD to fill the knowledge gap: clinical trials & […]

How big data can help Prostate Cancer patients

Innovative Medicines Initiative approves € 12 million public-private research project for improved care of prostate cancer patients. read more

Read the article in Circulation Research: Omics, Big Data, and Precision Medicine in Cardiovascular Sciences

We tweeted about this article publishing in Circular Research, April 27, 2018, Volume 122, Issue 9: How do our individual genomes and life […]

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