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The Challenges of Signal Detection in Spontaneous Reporting

Posted on September 13th, 2017 by in Pharmacovigilance

Pharmacovigilance is essential to pharmaceutical businesses. It facilitates the correct use of a drug, safeguarding the drug as a meaningful treatment option when the benefits it offers outweigh known risks, or measures can be taken to mitigate those risks. Continue reading “The Challenges of Signal Detection in Spontaneous Reporting” »

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, Continue reading “The Liabilities of Pharmacovigilance Activities” »

The Four Cornerstones of a Pharmacovigilance Organization

Posted on May 8th, 2017 by in Pharmacovigilance

For small organizations, building a PV department from the ground up can be an exercise of trial and error, frustrating and costly. Being in growth mode means that there is not much time to anticipate and plan, as multiple high priorities compete for attention. Continue reading “The Four Cornerstones of a Pharmacovigilance Organization” »

Building a balanced search formula for pharmacovigilance and literature monitoring

Posted on March 21st, 2017 by in Pharmacovigilance

Adverse drug reactions are an important risk for patient safety and have significant impact on the costs of health systems. A rise in number of diseases has consequently led to a rise in number of drug consumption, which has also brought about an increase in the number of adverse drug events and drug toxicity cases. Continue reading “Building a balanced search formula for pharmacovigilance and literature monitoring” »

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