The PCORI Board of Governors approved this addition to the Methodology Standards for a public comment period in October 2017. The public comment period took place between October 30 and December 29, 2017, and the final standard was approved by the Board in April 2018.
Submitted Public Comments
IR-7: In the study protocol, specify a data management plan that addresses, at a minimum, the following elements: collecting data, organizing data, handling data, describing data, preserving data, and sharing data.
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General feedback on the Standards for Data Integrity and Rigorous Analyses
Additionally, funders should acknowledge that adhering to these standards often requires substantial resources of time and money that should be allowed for in proposals.