Conferences, IDMP

Speaker’s Corner June 2018

The big news right now is that at the last minute, Joel Finkle has been asked to speak as a substitute at the Q1 7th Annual Regulatory Operations and Submission Publishing Strategies Conference in Boston, June 14 and 15. I will be presenting an overview of IDMP, the EU approaches to implementing it, and how …

APT, Software Release

ACUTA PDF Tools (APT) version 4.1 released

ACUTA PDF Tools has been updated to version 4.1. It has been enhanced to include the following key features (as well as a few others). TOC Generator Wizard – this is a new tool, that can create TOC pages from the bookmarks (or manual entries) of an existing PDF file PageStamp Wizard – this is a …

ACUTA, ARIM, Conferences, eCTD

ACUTA RIM Shots May 18, 2018

Every once in a while there will be only short subjects to report on Regulatory Information Management-related topics, so welcome to the first ACUTA RIM Shots, where we’ll report on quick news items. ACUTA to Present at Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs June 8 Joel Finkle, Director of Regulatory Innovation and IDMP Strategy, will have two presentations …

ACUTA, ARIM, Australia, eCTD, Validator

ACUTA Validator now listed by the Australian agency

In November of 2017, we reported the details of Australia’s updated guidance for version 3.1 of their regional eCTD specifications. ARIM Suite Version 3.2, which was released shortly after that, provided full support for publishing and validating Australian submissions. While ACUTA Validator has been capable of accurately validating submissions to Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) …

ACUTA, Conferences, IDMP

Join ACUTA at the eRegulatory Summit in Lisbon, April 24-26

ACUTA is proud to be presenting and exhibiting at Informa’s eRegulatory Summit conference at the SANA Hotel, Lisbon on April 24-26, 2018. Joel Finkle, ACUTA’s Director of Regulatory Innovation and IDMP Strategy will be speaking on the 26th, at 16:20, presenting “The RIM around IDMP – How to fill it up” with examples of data …

ACUTA, ARCS, ARIM, eCTD, EMA, FDA

eCTD – What are you waiting for?

I’ve now been with ACUTA for a full year – this blog started about two weeks after I joined the company. From that first post, we’ve been reminding you that the electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) – the way of packaging up everything from the thousands of documents to get a drug approved, or just …

ACUTA, ARCS, ARIM, ARIM Publisher, FDA, Software Release, Validator

Getting your STF in order

In 2003, ICH introduced the Study Tagging File (STF) in the electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) format for electronic submissions to facilitate a way to associate all the documents and data files for a study. Initially the specification included two possible approaches for versioning the study’s items: Cumulative: A complete cumulative STF would be provided …

Canada, eCTD, eCTD 4, EMA, FDA, Health Canada

eCTD 4: Everybody in the pool! But no running!

This year’s Regulatory Information, Submissions, and Document Management forum presented by the DIA took place February 4-7 in Bethesda Maryland. I saw a lot of old colleagues from my employers over the decades, now dispersed throughout the industry, and heard a lot about where Regulatory Information Management is heading. For me, the most fascinating part …

ARCS, ARID, ARIM, FDA, Uncategorized

Last Minute Help on FDA Marketing Status Report

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants your valentines, or at least a letter saying that you love them so much, because they accurately listed your products in the “Approved Drug Products with therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations,” better known as the Orange Book. As part of the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 (FDARA), there is …

ACUTA, ARIM, Australia, Canada, eCTD, South Africa, Validator

ARIM 2.3.3 hotfix 11 and ARIM Validator 3.2 Released: Canada, Australia, South Africa updates

ACUTA has released new versions of ARIM 2.3.3 Hotfix 11 and ARIM Validator 3.2 (desktop). The primary features included in this release are: Support for South Africa (ZA) Validation specifications v2.1 Support for Australia (AU) v3.1 Validation and eCTD specifications. Support for Canada (CA) Validation specifications v4.2 Other cool enhancements: The license key can now …