Tag: ARIM

ACUTA, ARIM, eCTD, Switzerland

SwissMedic Updated eCTD Guidance November 2018

On November 1, SwissMedic, the regulatory agency for Switzerland, updated their guidance for eCTD, including a new version 1.4 of the Data Type Definition (DTD), and validation rules. This corresponds to the recent Revision 4 of the Therapeutic Product Ordinances (HMV4). These rules area available starting January 1, to become mandatory in June. If you …

ARIM, ARIM Publisher, Australia, eCTD, RIM+

Australia Proposing Mandatory eCTD starting 2019

In late October 2018, Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) opened consultation regarding their proposed schedule to make eCTD mandatory for prescription drug dossier submissions. The full proposal document can be found at the link above.

APT, ARCS, ARID, ARIM, Conferences

Speaker’s Corner, 4Q 2018

Joel Finkle will be speaking at the Drug Information Association (DIA) eDM 2018 – Clinical and Regulatory Operational Excellence Forum in Barcelona Spain, November 29-30, 2018. He will be speaking on the intersection of Component-Based Authoring (CBA) and Regulatory Information Management (RIM), in a presentation titled, “All the Way Around the RIM: From Registration Data …

ARIM, Software Release, Uncategorized

ARIM 3.3 Hotfix 1 Released

ACUTA (an IQVIA company) is pleased to announce the release of ARIM version 3.3 Hot Fix 1. This release includes a number of customer-requested updates and fixes. The key improvements are to our support for Veeva Vault repositories The use of Okta authentication has been made a System Setting, permitting it to be set up …

ARIM, EMA, IDMP

And if IDMP never happens?

Well, for one, it will. European Parliament has legislated that it must.  But it could come in many different forms, perhaps with nothing more than the minimal data to determine a Medicinal Product ID that gets used on an Adverse Event Report. That means the following items are the barest minimum of data that must be …

ACUTA, ARIM, ARIM Publisher, eCTD, FDA, Uncategorized, Validator

FDA Validation Criteria to change July 27

On June 21, FDA announced changes to their eCTD validation criteria, to be implemented on July 27. The first is to remove a low-severity item, #5025, which would highlight the lack of PDF-fillable forms. The rest are a set of new validation rules, numbered 1-7, that were previously part of their Submission Acceptance criteria — …

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, 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 …