Received: 21 April 2020
Accepted: 28 May 2020
First Online: 12 June 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study does not require institutional review board approval and participant consent.
: TAF reports personal fees from Mitsubishi-Tanabe, MSD, and Shionogi and a grant from Mitsubishi-Tanabe, outside the submitted work; TAF has a patent 2018-177688. GS was invited to participate in two methodological meetings about the use of real-world data, organized by Biogen and by Merck. All the other authors report no competing interests to declare.