April 25, 2023
Using SDTM data directly from BioStats to draft patient narratives has several tangible and intangible benefits, not the least of which is eliminating the need for patient profiles and giving time back to BioStats teams to do more constructive work. Both Medical Writers and BioStats see this as a welcome trend; it eliminates many of the mundane and tedious steps in writing both patient profiles and patient narratives and empowers them to focus on relevance and key message development - areas where human intelligence is key.
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January 4, 2022

On November 29th, CDISC released updated versions of SDTM and ADaM, including standardized structures for medical devices and new non-compartmental analysis data.

Moving to new versions of standards is always a challenge and requires planning. Pinnacle 21's subject matter experts Trevor Mankus and Michael Beers summarized key changes and answered industry questions in this webinar and the discussion below, so you can better prepare to up-version your study data.

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September 10, 2021

SDTM Trial Summary (TS) domain is essential for regulatory submission and is part of FDA rejection criteria.

TS can be complex to implement with guidance spread across SDTMIG, FDA Study Data Technical Conformance Guide (TCG), FDA Technical Rejection Criteria, and numerous terminologies. Interpretation of validation results for TS can also be difficult. In this webinar, Kristin Kelly discusses the minimum set of parameters that should be included in TS and reviews common implementation issues.

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July 17, 2020

SUPPQUAL datasets represent the non-standard variables in SDTM tabulation data. However, there is a lack of implementation metrics across the industry to understand the actual usage of SUPPQUAL datasets. In this webinar, Sergiy Sirichenko summarizes metrics from many studies and sponsors to produce an overall picture.

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June 18, 2020

Our recent webinar Confusing Validation Rules Explained sparked lots of follow-up questions from you. We are addressing those questions in a series of posts. In this edition, we will clarify the best practices when mapping data for screen failure, not assigned, and not treated subjects. We will also help by describing the most effective ways to respond to these situations.

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August 22, 2019

Define.xml is "arguably the most important part of the electronic dataset submission for regulatory review," according to The FDA’s Technical Conformance Guide. It helps reviewers gain familiarity with study data, its origins and derivations, as well as sponsor-specific implementation of CDISC standards. In addition to the define.xml, the Technical Conformance Guide also asks that sponsors submit a stylesheet. A stylesheet transforms the define.xml into a human readable structure.

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May 17, 2018

With the latest Pinnacle 21 Enterprise 3.4 release, we continue to bring efficiencies to your data standardization and compliance efforts. This release features a number of new enhancements and compliance checks that you have been asking for. This release also marks the formal roll-out of our new customer-centric initiative and a dedicated Customer Success Team.

We recently hosted a webinar presenting the new features. You can watch the video, access the slides, review the Q&A, or read the summary below.

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July 5, 2017

Pinnacle 21 recently hosted a webinar discussing the FDA’s new business rules for clinical data. You can watch the video, access the slides and review the Q&A list.

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