Global Healthcare Leader Deploys QUOSA’s Literature Management Tools
Sanofi will use QUOSA, part of Elsevier Life Science Solutions
for drug discovery and development, to support adverse event monitoring
Sanofi will use QUOSA, part of Elsevier Life Science Solutions for drug discovery and development, to support adverse event monitoring
Elsevier, a world-leading
provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and
services, today announced that Sanofi, one of the world's leading
pharmaceutical organizations, has implemented QUOSA's literature
management tools to automate adverse event monitoring. QUOSA powers the
retrieval, storage, tagging and annotation of relevant case reports, allowing for
the creation of a centralized repository of product-related scientific
literature. This centralized repository supports Sanofi's Pharmacovigilance
team in drug safety and adverse event monitoring, ensuring patient safety and
compliance with regulatory reporting requirements in all the markets in which
"Pharmaceutical companies are continually challenged to ensure regulatory compliance is met. This is no easy task with limited resources, an ever-growing number of literature articles and an increasing portfolio of drugs to be tracked. Left untamed, this presents significant risks in compliance and crucially, in patient safety," said Michael Rai, General Manager of QUOSA at Elsevier. "In response to our many conversations with Information Professionals, we have finely tuned QUOSA to complement current processes to provide a stable, efficient and scalable solution which continues to evolve with future needs. We look forward to working with Sanofi to manage this flow of information and support its Pharmacovigilance teams' work."
QUOSA provides software and services to life science companies, enabling them to centralize repositories of scientific literature related to drugs and medical devices, as well as receive alerts about new articles related to their products and other market developments. These not only help Pharmacovigilance and Medical Affairs teams carry out their work effectively and quickly, they also ensure sound information management processes and compliance with regulatory requirements.
QUOSA's pharmacovigilance solution features three elements that help companies meet their literature tracking objectives. First, Elsevier provides prompt customized professional services through its dedicated Life Sciences Integration Services team. Second, QUOSA can be used as either a desktop application or browser-based technology, facilitating secure and scalable information sharing across multiple regions. Third, QUOSA easily integrates with already existing literature resources like third-party publisher platforms, A&I databases like Embase, and document delivery vendors.
QUOSA is part of Elsevier Life Science Solutions, a suite of interoperable, domain-specific, decision support tools which span the discovery and development workflow; including TargetInsights®, Pathway Studio™, Reaxys ®, Reaxys ® Medicinal Chemistry, PharmaPendium® and Embase®.
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Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics to professionals and business customers, in a wide range of industries. www.elsevier.com
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