Health From Data

Liisa Ukkola-Vuoti


Liisa Ukkola-Vuoti,


Scientific Advisor


Welcome to the Health from Data -blog! I write about current topics related to real-world data / real-world evidence and the many possibilities of utilizing this research data, from a practical point-of-view. Furthermore, I explore the Finnish RWE research landscape which has undergone changes in the past years due to new legislative developments. I have over ten years of experience of working as a scientific advisor and research scientist. I hold a PhD in medical genetics, and I find the therapeutic areas related to neurology and psychiatry particularly interesting.

Safety from Data |  How patient register data can add to the safety and effectiveness of pharmacotherapy

The safety and efficacy of pharmacotherapy can be measured in multiple ways during the different stages of a drug’s life cycle. Adverse drug reactions and medication errors are described in the data s...

Registry data to support clinical trials

Randomized clinical trials (RCT) have traditionally been held up as the gold standard for studying the efficacy of a treatment. Recently, real-world evidence (RWE) has been pushed alongside the RCT. B...

Six ways to utilize real-world evidence

Real-world evidence is gaining interest - and fast. The phenomenon is global. The growth of the field is evident in the increasing number of data requests and scientific articles. Everyone talks about...