Data Verification & Analysis
Collected data are exported, validated, cleaned, summarized and analyzed
When a protocol is sponsored by an external sponsor (e.g. pharmaceutical company, consortium, etc.) the Data Verification / Analysis stage is conducted by the sponsor and does not occur at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.
When a protocol is investigator-initiated and conducted at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, the Database Design & Data Management Team export data collected from REDCap and, along with the CTRO team, ensure it is validated and cleaned. The dedicated Epidemiologist & Biostatistician Team perform analyses according to a priori specified analytic plan.
During this stage the following centralized support groups / shared services may be engaged:
- Health Sciences Research Informatics
- Epidemiology & Biostatistics Team
- Database Design & Data Management Team
- Machine Learning & Predictive Analytics Scientists
- Research Operations