Handling sensitive patient data in the US – Guide to HIPAA Compliance

In the following post Pharma IT will describe the content of the HIPAA legislation and give some points to what is important in respect to implementation of HIPAA compliance. Should you need assistance to establish HIPAA compliance in your organisation, please contact us HIPAA – the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act sets the standard …

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Are we all done with Serialization after the EU implementation?

FMD Implementation Most companies in the pharmaceutical sector have their eyes on EU and have full speed on their FMD implementation. Every week, good news and progress are announced from different partners in the Supply Chain, and more and more countries are getting their national systems connected to the central database EMVO. This is all …

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Pharmacovigilance – Guidance on EU Risk Management Plans

In the EU, a Risk Management Plan (RMP) should be submitted as part of a Marketing Authorisation Application by the Marketing Authorisation Applicant (MAA). It should also be submitted for marketed products by the Marketing Authorisation Holder (MAH) in case of major updates affecting the benefit-risk balance or by request from EMA or a national …

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Why should small and medium size Pharmaceutical and Biotech Companies outsource their Data Protection Officer?

The EU General Data Protection Regulation will become effective on the 25th of May 2018. As outlined below the Data Protection Officer (DPO) position will most likely be a part time position in small and medium size Pharmaceutical and Biotech Companies. The DPO position will not be in line with the company’s core capabilities and it could be difficult …

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