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Webinar: Using machine learning to identify adverse events from scientific literature

Posted on February 5th, 2020 by in Pharmacovigilance

The “vigilance” aspect of the pharmacovigilance process can be very challenging. Always being on guard and knowing all of the places to look can be difficult. In a sea of information, it can even seem like a nearly impossible task to maintain awareness of all adverse events (AE). That is why there has been a lot of buzz around technologies that can help automate parts of the pharmacovigilance process.

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In pharmacovigilance, effective search strings are key

Posted on February 9th, 2018 by in Pharmacovigilance

A key component of any pharmacovigilance strategy is building search strings that successfully identify potential adverse events, which must be reported to regulatory agencies. If the query returns too narrow a result set, adverse events may be missed. (more…)

Why a reliable FAERS searching capability is essential for pharma companies

Posted on October 27th, 2017 by in Pharmacovigilance

In the description of the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS), the agency states that “voluntary and mandatory reporting plays an important role in the FDA’s post-market safety monitoring.” (more…)

The Liabilities of Pharmacovigilance Activities

Posted on June 21st, 2017 by in Pharmacovigilance

There is always a risk that any Pharmacovigilance (PV) activity, even executed with the highest business and ethical standards, and with the highest compliance results, could be challenged, sometimes many years later. As a member of a PV team, you may have to one day justify your actions in front of a group of plaintiff’s lawyers, (more…)

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