About This Book
The Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) started in 1997 as a global, open, multidisciplinary, non-profit organization focused on establishing standards to support the acquisition, exchange, submission, and archiving of clinical research data and metadata. The mission of CDISC is “to develop and support global, platform-independent data standards that enable information system interoperability to improve medical research and related areas of healthcare.”
CDISC standards are promoted as being “vendor-neutral, platform-independent and freely available via the CDISC website.” When one speaks of clinical research data, however, one particular vendor often comes to mind. SAS software has been used for analyzing, ...