Adverse event systems
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
HHS program to consolidate patient safety data reporting and collecting efforts beginning with systems housed at FDA, CDC unveiled Nov. 25. Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality's two-year, $5.9 mil. contract with KEVRIC Co. (Silver Spring, Md.) will lead to development of a Web-based system to link FDA's drugs, medical devices, biologics, vaccines adverse event systems that receive reports from doctors, nurses, healthcare providers with CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network. Following initial two-year period, second phase of the project could extend to adverse event reporting for foods, FDA says...
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