PARTNERS DEVELOP NEXT PHASE OF FDA SENTINEL SYSTEM.

 
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Veradigm's life Sciences business unit joins the Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Institute and other collaborating partners to continue to develop the FDA Sentinel System, the largest multisite distributed database in the world dedicated to drug safety. The award focuses on two areas: first, managing the Sentinel Operations Center, which builds upon the Institute's 10 years of experience developing and operating the Sentinel System; and second, developing a new Sentinel Innovation Center.

According to the FDA, the Operations Center will continue to leverage organizational partnerships in the areas of epidemiology, clinical medicine, pharmacy, statistics, health informatics, data science and network operations, to support post approval safety analyses. The Innovation Center will be focused on developing innovative methods to further advance Sentinel, including exploring novel ways to extract and structure information from electronic health records (EHRs).

As a business unit of Allscripts, one of the world's largest EHR providers, Veradigm is especially well positioned to help the Harvard Pilgrim team achieve FDA's objective to better utilize information from EHRs in the next phase of Sentinel development. Veradigm currently offers HealthInsights, the largest deidentified EHR database available for life sciences research (~150m patients) that has been linked to integrated claims for certain research studies. In addition, Veradigm collaborates with healthcare providers to implement point- of-care research programs, engaging...

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