JAMA Medical News & Perspectives highlights the FDA Sentinel Initiative

A new Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) article highlights the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Sentinel Initiative.  The JAMA Medical News & Perspectives piece focuses on the progress to date with Sentinel, which was designed to identify potential safety issues by using electronic data to evaluate the safety of marketed drugs, devices, and biologics.  Sentinel’s coordinating center is located at the HPHC Institute and led by DPM Chair Richard Platt, MD, MS

The JAMA piece highlights Sentinel’s potential as a national resource as well as the rapid and active protocol-based queries that are used to answer safety questions.  For more information, read the entire article HERE.