A pilot program for the Food and Drug Administrations Sentinel active surveillance system, dubbed Mini-Sentinel, is leveraging electronic healthcare data--principally claims data but also including data from EHRs--to monitor the safety of FDA-regulated medical products.
According to Janet Woodcock, M.D., director of the FDAs Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, the Mini-Sentinel system can survey more than 350 million person years of observation, 4 billion pharmaceutical dispensings, and 4.1 billion patient encounters.
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