The CDR is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. As a nonprofit corporation and a tax-exempt organization,
the CDR is subject to restrictions to ensure its assets are used in furtherance of its charitable mission
and not for private gain. Its mission and purpose is to create and operate data registries of patient data,
chronic diseases, medical products and devices. Each registry within CDR will be governed by its own
unique data governance board.