Benefits of adding a case collection system upstream of AE intake

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While numerous types of technology have a rightful place in life sciences to cut down on errors, decrease costs and boost efficiency, the adverse event intake and collection process remains primarily manual. It’s common for organizations to use software to support adverse event intake, but end-user intervention is often necessary to collect, input and share data.

This practice poses a problem because pharmacovigilance is a team sport. Patients, patient support programs, local representatives of a life science organization, healthcare providers and pharmacovigilance physicians are all needed to contribute to and review an adverse event report before it gets sent to a government regulatory agency. It is critical to gather and understand these insights before reporting is underway.

Beyond this workflow challenge, organizations often face a problem of scalab…

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