FDA sees promise in Web-scale pharmacovigilance

10/29/2013 | CNBC

The FDA is showing interest in Web-scale pharmacovigilance, the use of data from online searches to find possible adverse drug interactions and events. "This data has proven useful for similar health-related purposes such as disease detection and outbreak surveillance, so we are cautiously optimistic there will be value in the post-market safety setting, while also preparing for unique challenges involved in analyzing these data," FDA spokeswoman Andrea Fischer said.

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