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A Comparison of MedDRA SMQs Relative to Individual Preferred Terms for Signal Detection on a Large Insurance Claims Database

Time

Wed, Jun 18 7:15AM
W 18

Title

A Comparison of MedDRA SMQs Relative to Individual Preferred Terms for Signal Detection on a Large Insurance Claims Database

Abstract Summary

A large US administrative health claims database (Commercial Claims and Medicare; 130 million records) was used to data mine four previously identified drug-event pairs. Relevant MedDRA SMQ’s were selected and the aggregate signal score (screening rate ratio) was compared against individual PT’s.

Poster Presenter

Christopher Bone
Manager, Safety Evaluation and Risk Management,
GlaxoSmithKline
United Kingdom