Funding for this research was provided by:
Critical Path Institute (U18 FD005320)
Accepted: 29 November 2018
First Online: 13 December 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: Qin S, Nelson L, and McLeod L are researchers employed by RTI-Health Solutions and provide clinical outcome assessment development and psychometric evaluation support for pharmaceutical companies. Eremenco S and Coons S are researchers employed by Critical Path Institute and support patient-focused drug development in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research and the pharmaceutical industry.
: This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.