The NORdic Dataset for aSThmA Research (NORDSTAR) is a population-based dataset including individual-level data about all asthma patients in four Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden). It is built on nationwide data and contains long-term longitudinal follow-up of asthma populations in routine care. The data include diagnoses, medication dispensing, use of resources and costs, socio-demographics and mortality. Currently, the dataset comprises:
NORDSTAR is supported by a multi-party, collaborative research platform comprising clinical expertise, pharmaceutical manufacturer perspectives and data analytics competence
NSAN is a network of severe asthma specialists from the Nordic countries focusing on improving the diagnostics and treatment of severe and possible severe asthma.
Quantify Research maintains and secures data, perfoms data management and analysis, and expedites medical communications