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Pharmacovigilance: Your path to drug safety, process consistency and compliance.

In today's zero-tolerance drug safety environment, pharmacovigilance has never been more important. To ensure patient safety, minimize costs and assure compliance, life sciences firms must aggressively detect and manage emerging safety risks.

Cognizant provides solutions that enable long-term success. Our consultants address evolving issues related to drug safety and process consistency, such as new compliance requirements and can integrate safety data from disparate sources. We also help you explore the latest IT platforms leveraging the cloud, analytics and mobile computing.


Business Consulting Services

  • New compliance requirements for risk management
  • Best practices for cutting drug discovery costs
  • Maintaining uniformity and consistency across global processes
  • Pharmacovigilance strategy and roadmap consulting
  • Pharmacovigilance maturity and gap analysis consulting
  • Product evaluation and vendor selection
  • Business case analysis

IT Integration Services

Together with industry leaders Oracle, Medidata and Relsys, Cognizant can help you find the most appropriate commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) and custom solutions across the entire product safety value chain.

  • Pharmacovigilance IT reference architecture
  • Implementation of pharmacovigilance off-the-shelf products
  • Signal detection applications
  • Enterprise portals for safety analytics
  • Business intelligence, analytics, querying and reporting solutions
  • Validation and regulatory compliance
  • Data migration

Proven Frameworks

Cognizant’s solution accelerators are valuable in driving results quickly. Below is a list of pre-built frameworks we provide:

  • MORE—a tool that assesses pharmacovigilance process off-shoring
  • ASPIRE—for safety analytics, signal detection and analysis
  • CARES—a process transition model to tap the best and most cost-effective resources worldwide

Outsourcing Solutions

  • Voice-based call centers
  • End-to-end adverse event case processing, including case intake and triage, medical coding and narrative writing
  • Medical reviews
  • Periodic safety update report writing and aggregate reporting
  • Pharmacoepidemiologic assessment


The Future of Pharmacovigilance: Five Imperatives Driving Improved Business Outcomes

To face growing challenges, Pharmacovigilance leaders must focus on collaboration, globalization and transparency. This white paper outlines five forces driving improved business outcomes.

Pharmacovigilance: A Practical Approach to Reshaping Patient Safety

Many pharmaceutical companies still have inefficient drug safety operations, resulting in higher costs and undermining efforts to significantly increase overall performance. This white paper outlines Cognizant’s approach.

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