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FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf writes about the value of Innovation in Medical Evidence Development and Surveillance (IMEDS) in supporting FDA’s mission in post-market product safety evidence generation

See full post here: Introducing IMEDS, a Public-Private Resource for Evidence Generation

October 23-25, 2016 - 2nd Seattle Symposium on Health Care Data Analytics, Seattle WA: Learning from Electronic Data to Advance Health and Health Care
Sponsored by: Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA; Group Health Research Institute, and University of Washington.
Date: Sunday-Tuesday, October 23-25, 2016
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August 9, 2015 - Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle WA: Novel Computational Approaches in Drug Safety Surveillance
Speakers: Andrew Bate (Pfizer), Richard Boyce (University of Pittsburgh), Judy Li (FDA), Jeremy Rassen (Aetion), and Trevor Shaddox (UCLA), chair, Susan Gruber (RUF)
Date & Time: Sunday, August 9, 2015, 2:00 - 3:50 pm in Room CC-612
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August 24, 2015 - ICPE, Boston, MA: Computer Power and Human Reason: From Calculation to Judgment
Keynote presentor: Alec Walker (WHISCON, scientific advisor to RUF) with panelists Robert Ball (FDA, IMEDS SAC), Marc Berger (Pfizer), Susan Gruber (RUF), and moderator Krista Huybrechts (Harvard Medical School / Brigham & Women's Hospital)
Date & Time: Monday, August 24, 2015, 8:30 - 10:00 am
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August 26, 2015 - ICPE, Boston, MA: Identifying Cases in Electronic Health Care Databases: Pitfalls and Best Practices
Speakers: Stephan Lanes (HealthCore), Alexander M Walker (WHISCON, RUF), Kevin Haynes (HealthCore), Michele Jonsson Funk (University of North Carolina)
Date & Time: Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 10:30 am - noon
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September 24, 2015 - Big DiP, Boston, MA: Post-Market Safety Surveillance using Administrative Data
Speaker: Susan Gruber (RUF)
Date & Time: Thursday, September 24, 2015, 2:10 - 2:40 pm
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