Clinical Research Cost Data


The Clinical Research Cost Data Subscription provides raw compensation data for payments made by drug and device manufacturers to physician, hospitals, and Contract Research Organizations (CROs) for over 1,500 clinical studies between 2014 and 2018.

Data is included for payments for studies beginning and ending between January 1, 2014 and June 30, 2018, and payments made between August 1, 2013 and December 31, 2018.  New data and studies will be added to the data set as it is released by the federal government.

This data set was compiled from matching data contained in the Open Payment Research data sets and the database.  The combined data fields include:

HCTadvisor is licensing 12-month data subscriptions with updates made available as new data is released by the federal government (about every six months).


July 24, 2019 Update:

>1,500 clinical studies

>411,000 enrolled patient subjects

>291 million patient-study days

>$1.6 billion in reported payments


3 Minute Demo: Clinic Research Cost Data

Download Documents Includes:

  • Excel raw data file with summary pivot table
  • CSV version of raw data
  • Read Me instructions
  • Open Payments instruction manual