Medical Communications: Compliance in 2013
Mar 18 2013 1:30PM - Mar 18 2013 5:00PM | Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa
5594 West Wild Horse Pass Boulevard
Chandler, AZ 85226
Pharmaceutical industry compliance obligations have increased dramatically over the last several years. In light of this, it is critical that Medical Communication departments have policies and procedures that address such things as medical inquiry and response documentation, staff training, and monitoring / audit programs. Whether you have been in Medical Communications for a few months or a few decades this tutorial will provide an overview of what policies, procedures and programs Medical Communications departments should consider implementing to help ensure compliance and mitigate risk. This will be an interactive tutorial with opportunity for discussion and questions from the audience.
At the conclusion of this tutorial, participants should be able to:
- Discuss compliance hot topics in Medical Communications such as medical inquiry documentation, response development and documentation, staff training, and sales force facilitated inquiries
- Describe compliance aspects of recently surveyed medical communications practices
- List the factors to consider when developing, implementing, and maintaining QA, compliance, and training programs
- Discuss the policies and procedures the Office of Inspector General (OIG ) is requiring Medical Communications departments to have in place based on recent Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIA)
- Recognize how to mitigate risk in Medical Communications
Unless otherwise disclosed, the statements made by speakers represent their own opinions and not necessarily those of the organization they represent, or that of the Drug Information Association. Speakers, agenda and CE information are subject to change without notice. Recording of any DIA educational material in any type of media is prohibited without prior written consent from DIA.
Participants with Disabilities:
Reasonable accommodations will be made available to persons with disabilities who attend an educational activity. Contact the DIA office in writing at least 15 days prior to event to indicate your needs.