Regulatory Insights

  1. Improve Investigator Payment and Budget Management While Addressing Sunshine & FMV Compliance
    2/11/2013

    Like its peers of all sizes operating in the United States, this Top 20 Pharma has faced the challenge of anticipating and addressing the Physician Payment Sunshine Provision (PPSP) within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2009. By CFS Clinical

  2. FDA's December 2012 Guidance On IND And BA/BE Reporting - Part II
    1/22/2013

    Continuing with the review of the key points in FDA’s guidance.  This is the second of three postings. By Bart Cobert

  3. FDA's December 2012 Guidance On IND And BA/BE Reporting - Part III
    1/22/2013

    Continuing with the review of the key points in FDA’s guidance. This is the final part. By Bart Cobert

  4. FDA’s December 2012 Guidance On IND And BA/BE Reporting – Part I
    1/9/2013

    FDA published in December 2012 a final guidance on IND and BA/BE reporting along with a brief Q&A accompanying it. By Bart Cobert

  5. FDA’s SOP For FDA’s PV Inspectors
    1/8/2013

    In December 15, 2012 FDA issued its updated Chapter 53 on Postmarketing  Adverse Drug Experience (PADE) Reporting Instructions. This is part of FDA’s Compliance Program Guidance Manual but is, in reality, more or less an SOP for FDA’s inspectors. By Bart Cobert

  6. Source Documents And Data Retention In Drug Safety
    12/20/2012

    In late November 2012, FDA released a new draft guidance entitled “Electronic Source Data in Clinical Investigations”. By Bart Cobert

  7. The Sunshine Act: Physician Payment Sunshine Provisions
    12/18/2012

    The Sunshine Act requires manufacturers of drugs, devices, biologicals, and medical supplies to begin recording all physician payments—including payments made for clinical trial research

  8. Guidance For Industry eSource Documentation In Clinical Investigations
    11/1/2012

    The FDA is encouraging electronic source data for clinical investigations. This presentation looks at the intentions of the guidance, related regulations and guidelines, understanding new clarified definitions, and what this new guidance means to DATARAK and other EDC vendors being eSource compliant.

  9. Grant Payment Practices: Five Requirements For Stronger Investigator Relationships
    9/27/2012

    In the clinical trials industry, profitability and regulatory compliance pressures continue to mount. Consequently, pharmaceutical companies are striving to maximize their research and development spending by reducing clinical trial cycle times and focusing on their core competencies—all while maintaining high standards of quality. By James M. Dicesare and Kevin T.Williams, Clinical Financial Services, LLC (CFS).

     

  10. eClinical Trial Auditing Quality & Compliance
    5/30/2012

    Effective auditing of eClinical trials provides objective evidence to sponsors and supervisory agencies that trial data has been collected according to established policies and procedures safeguarding data quality, security and privacy. In this article, PHT Director of Quality Management & Compliance Rod Thorell and Laura Araujo, Senior Consultant of Quality Management at Halloran Consulting Group, discuss the importance of auditing, explain how it is conducted, and review contemporary issues of auditing. By PHT Corporation