Towards a Data Sharing Culture: Recommendations for Leadership from Academic Health Centers
peter.suber's bookmarks 2020-04-05
"Sharing biomedical research and health care data is important but difficult. Recognizing this, many initiatives facilitate, fund, request, or require researchers to share their data [1–5]. These initiatives address the technical aspects of data sharing, but rarely focus on incentives for key stakeholders . Academic health centers (AHCs) have a critical role in enabling, encouraging, and rewarding data sharing. The leaders of medical schools and academic-affiliated hospitals can play a unique role in supporting this transformation of the research enterprise. We propose that AHCs can and should lead the transition towards a culture of biomedical data sharing."