An analysis of Vigimed, a global e-mail system for the exchange of pharmacovigilance information.

@article{Johansson2007AnAO,
  title={An analysis of Vigimed, a global e-mail system for the exchange of pharmacovigilance information.},
  author={Kristina Johansson and Sten Olsson and Bj{\"o}rn E Hellman and Ronald H. B. Meyboom},
  journal={Drug safety},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 10},
  pages={883-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM The Internet provides novel ways for communication and data exchange between national regulators. One innovation was the introduction of Vigimed, an e-mail discussion forum for national pharmacovigilance centres (NPCs). We reviewed a sample of Vigimed messages to learn more about this new tool and about the problems encountered in everyday pharmacovigilance and how these are handled. METHODS We analysed the contents of 100 subsequent questions and the corresponding… CONTINUE READING