Workshop Presentation at International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Annual Meeting, led by Eric K. Gemmen, Senior Director, Medical Affairs, Epidemiology & Outcomes Research, Quintiles Late Phase, including Claudio Faria, PharmD, MPH, Associate Director of Clinical Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Recommendations from the ISPOR Patient Registry Classification, Strategy & Design Working Group, Team 2, for developing standard language for the characterization, classification, strategy, design, and execution of patient registries to generate data for outcomes research purposes.