Navigation Links
New Efforts to Help Improve Medical Products for Patient Safety and Quality of Medical Care
Date:5/22/2008

f most Americans having access to an interoperable electronic health record by 2014.

FDA's Proposed Sentinel System Will Strengthen Safety Monitoring of Drugs and Other Medical Products

The new FDA white paper, titled "The Sentinel Initiative -- A National Strategy for Monitoring Medical Product Safety," describes the proposed Sentinel System and calls for a public-private collaboration to develop and implement it. The report is available at: http://www.fda.gov/oc/initiatives/advance/reports/report0508.html. The system would enable FDA to analyze significantly more information than it can today by tapping into vast databases of health information to detect early signs of emerging safety problems.

"With the Sentinel System we will no longer have to wait years to see how a drug or medical device is affecting millions of people," said FDA Commissioner Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D. "The era of 'wait and see' is going to become the era of 'tell me right now.' By harnessing the world's most powerful information technologies, and by partnering with CMS, the VA and DoD, and an array of private health care organizations, we will have the ability to monitor a product's performance in millions of patients in real time. The Sentinel System will give us an unprecedented ability to detect problems as they first begin to surface."

Creating an active surveillance system such as the Sentinel System was one of the recommendations made by the Institute of Medicine in a 2006 report on ways to improve the safe use of drugs. The recently passed Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 (FDAAA) includes provisions that call for the development of such a system. As planned, the Sentinel System will fulfill some requirements of FDAAA while also meeting additional FDA needs.

Access to CMS Data Will Facilitate Public Health and Safety Research and Quality
'/>"/>

SOURCE U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. New AHIP Report Takes a Ten Year Look at the Unintended Consequences of State Efforts to Change the Insurance Market
2. New Research From America On the Move Foundation Indicates American Weight Loss Efforts Stalling
3. The Prem Rawat Foundation Supports Disaster-Relief Efforts in Mozambique
4. PSI Brings its Pioneering Efforts to a Close
5. Disabilities Rising Among Workers; Need for Employer-Driven Disability Awareness, Support Efforts Also Increases
6. Sunrise Provides Status Report on Special Independent Committee Investigation; Provides Updates on Managements Internal Control Review Efforts and on Legal Proceedings
7. Missouri House Recognizes Extraordinary Efforts Supporting National Guard Families
8. National Award Recognizes Delmarva Foundation and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Quality Improvement Efforts
9. Congress Should Redouble Efforts to Increase Federal Cigarette Tax
10. Vendormate VISION 4.0(TM) Streamlines Healthcare Security and Compliance Efforts
11. Red Cross Receives $250,000 From Wal-Mart to Assist With Southern California Wildfire Relief Efforts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/6/2015)... ... July 06, 2015 , ... Thanks to donations and a ... received the Music & Memory Certification for hospice patients and adult day center participants. ... not only to patients but also to their families and volunteers. Music & Memory ...
(Date:7/5/2015)... ... , ... City Sports, the Boston-based specialty sporting goods retailer, has renewed their ... triathletes this summer with ethos, the owner and operator of the Boston Triathlon. , ... p.m. at the North End Greenway. The event will help new triathletes prepare for ...
(Date:7/5/2015)... ... ... Women’s Excellence in Wellness, powered by Movestrong is offering a student special ... months of unlimited classes for just $65. Student ID is needed at registration. , ... in Lake Orion. , Women’s Excellence is the most comprehensive obstetric ...
(Date:7/4/2015)... ... July 04, 2015 , ... Earlier in 2015, ... of an annual member survey , detailing the most common plastic surgery and ... broke that raw data down into charts detailing demographic trends and regional preferences. ...
(Date:7/4/2015)... ... July 04, 2015 , ... Tyler ... recognition of technical sales expertise from the North American Board of Certified Energy ... is the most highly respected and well established national certification organization for renewable ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Music & Memory Program Brings Joy and Excitement to Hospice Patients 2Health News:Music & Memory Program Brings Joy and Excitement to Hospice Patients 3Health News:Music & Memory Program Brings Joy and Excitement to Hospice Patients 4Health News:Sporting Goods Retailer City Sports Renews Partnership with Boston Triathlon 2Health News:Sporting Goods Retailer City Sports Renews Partnership with Boston Triathlon 3Health News:The ‘South Atlantic’ Frequently Chooses Tummy Tuck for Plastic Surgery, Jacksonville, FL, Doctor Notes 2Health News:The ‘South Atlantic’ Frequently Chooses Tummy Tuck for Plastic Surgery, Jacksonville, FL, Doctor Notes 3Health News:Local Solar Professional Earns Industry's Most Prestigious Certification 2Health News:Local Solar Professional Earns Industry's Most Prestigious Certification 3
... 20, 2007 For U.S. veterans with diabetes, lower ... associated with an increased risk of major amputations, reports ... General Hospital Psychiatry. , "Our findings suggest that foot ... functioning as a risk factor and to develop appropriate ...
... needs liver transplant, CIGNA denies, GLENDALE, ... and,concerned community members will march on the ... Glendale this Thursday to protest the company,s,denial ... Nataline,Sarkisyan, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing,Committee ...
... 20, 2008 A new report from the American Cancer ... insurance coverage is associated with less access to care ... the uninsured are less likely to receive recommended cancer ... later stage disease, and have lower survival rates than ...
... today by The Access Project and Brandeis University found that ... by the cost of health care. While the vast ... in four said that health care costs contributed to financial ... Ranchers Get Health Insurance and What They Spend for Health ...
... Dec. 19 Speaker Nancy Pelosi,issued the following statement ... and SCHIP Extension Act. The bill, which extends SCHIP,through ... that no,children currently enrolled will be dropped from their ... signature into law:, "While President Bush and a ...
... happiness and sadness. Although lost opportunities and mistaken expectations ... experiences may impact personality development and overall happiness. A ... the University of Missouri, indicates that individuals who take ... more likely to mature and achieve a potentially more ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Mental health linked to amputation risk in diabetic veterans 2Health News:Life Denied: California Nurses, Family of Sick Teen March on Health Insurance Company Thursday 2Health News:Insurance status linked to cancer outcomes 2Health News:Insurance status linked to cancer outcomes 3Health News:Insurance status linked to cancer outcomes 4Health News:Insurance status linked to cancer outcomes 5Health News:Farmers and ranchers pay top dollar for inadequate health insurance protection 2Health News:Farmers and ranchers pay top dollar for inadequate health insurance protection 3Health News:What's the rush? Taking time to acknowledge loss is not that bad 2
(Date:7/2/2015)...  The Green Exchange, Inc., the developer,s of "Loud ... mobile app that connects cannabis growers directly to patients ... today that their service provides the fastest delivery on ... than half a dozen other delivery apps that have ... unique in that it connects growers directly with ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2015 Pharma Major Lupin Limited today ... in Russia subject to certain closing ... market which recorded RUB 765 billion in sales, placing it ... world in 2014 (IMS Health). For over a decade, Russian ... with this trend, projecting Russia to ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... DURHAM, N.C. , July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... acquisition of assets related to the ion channel biology ... had previously been obtained as part of Pfizer,s 2011 ... of Pfizer,s rights to the "Icagen" name and trademark. ... provide comprehensive services for ion channel and transporter drug ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Cannabis Delivery App Gets Product to Patient in Under 7 Minutes 2Lupin Acquires Biocom in Russia 2Lupin Acquires Biocom in Russia 3Icagen Re-launched through XRpro Sciences Acquisition of Pfizer Team and Technology for Ion Channel and Transporter Drug R&D 2Icagen Re-launched through XRpro Sciences Acquisition of Pfizer Team and Technology for Ion Channel and Transporter Drug R&D 3Icagen Re-launched through XRpro Sciences Acquisition of Pfizer Team and Technology for Ion Channel and Transporter Drug R&D 4
... England, January 9, 2012 GlySure Limited, ... announced the close of its $10.9 million Series C ... clinical trials to supportregulatory approval in the United States ... by Morningside Venture, as well as existing investors Amadeus ...
... Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) today ... of Novartis Consumer Health Inc.,s Lincoln, Neb., manufacturing facility, ... ER.  The company also announced certain other Endo analgesic ... disruptions.  Endo is working closely with the U.S. Food ...
Cached Medicine Technology:GlySure Secures $10.9 Million in Series C Financing Round 2Endo Announces Potential Short-Term Supply Constraints of Certain Analgesic Medications as a Result of Temporary Shut Down of Novartis Facility 2Endo Announces Potential Short-Term Supply Constraints of Certain Analgesic Medications as a Result of Temporary Shut Down of Novartis Facility 3
... Exp Expandable Tip System A lower ... allows you to perform multi-sample transfers between two ... of a knob, tip spacing can be quickly ... tubes) or 96 well plates. Ergonomic Design ...
... System A lower cost alternative to Equalizers, ... multi-sample transfers between two different vessel configurations. With ... spacing can be quickly and easily adjusted for ... plates. Ergonomic Design for Unparalleled Comfort ...
... A lower cost alternative to Equalizers, the ... transfers between two different vessel configurations. With the ... can be quickly and easily adjusted for test ... Ergonomic Design for Unparalleled Comfort Pick ...
... 384 Well Plate Capability The Equalizer ... original Equalizerexpandable and equal tip spacing, choice of ... capabilities. In addition, this model allows you to ... loading and accessing many gels and for use ...
Medicine Products: