EU-ADR healthcare database network vs. spontaneous reporting system database: preliminary comparison of signal detection.

Gianluca Trifirò, Vaishali Patadia, Martijn J. Schuemie, Preciosa M. Coloma, Rosa Gini, Ron Herings, Julia Hippisley-Cox, Giampiero Mazzaglia, Carlo Giaquinto, Lorenza Scotti, Lars Pedersen, Paul Avillach, Miriam C.J.M. Sturkenboom, Johan van der Lei, Group Eu-Adr Group

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The EU-ADR project aims to exploit different European electronic healthcare records (EHR) databases for drug safety signal detection. In this paper we report the preliminary results concerning the comparison of signal detection between EU-ADR network and two spontaneous reporting databases, the Food and Drug Administration and World Health Organization databases. EU-ADR data sources consist of eight databases in four countries (Denmark, Italy, Netherlands, and United Kingdom) that are virtually linked through distributed data network. A custom-built software (Jerboa

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-30
Number of pages6
JournalStudies in health technology and informatics
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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