From Test-Cases to Best Practices: Key Learnings from Conducting RWE Research

NESTcc’s 20 Test-Cases explore how medical device ecosystem stakeholders can use data from real-world settings to generate high-quality evidence for device evaluation. The premise of the work is straightforward. NESTcc connects organizations that have research questions with organizations that can answer them, and supports research execution processes from contracting to project management and the dissemination […]

Second NESTcc Data Strategy Convening Focuses on Advancing Data Network Activities

On February 27, 2019, NESTcc held its second Data Strategy Convening, followed by a NESTcc Network Collaborator meeting on February 28.  The Data Strategy Convening brought together the Network Collaborators, Data Quality Subcommittee, and Methods Subcommittee to develop a shared knowledge of NESTcc’s 2019 strategy and activities, discuss implementation of the Data Quality Framework, and […]

Developing the Roadmap for NESTcc Active Surveillance Activities

On January 30, 2019, NESTcc convened the first meeting of its Active Surveillance Task Force.  This multi-stakeholder group is tasked with developing a Roadmap for how to establish active surveillance capabilities and tools within the NESTcc Data Network.  Not all risks of a device nor their true frequency can be identified in premarket studies. After […]

A Look Ahead to What’s Next for NESTcc in 2019

Less than a month in, 2019 is shaping up to be another landmark year for the NESTcc.  In an effort to further advance our mission to accelerate the development and translation of new and safe health technologies, leveraging Real-World Evidence (RWE), and innovative research, NESTcc’s Governing Committee has approved our Strategic & Operational Plan for […]