DIA 48th Annual Meeting
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Comparison of National-level Drug Utilization Patterns from Large Commercial Health Care Databases with Mini-Sentinel
Track : Track 14: Clinical Safety and Pharmacovigilance
Program Code: 232
Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM  EST
Laura Governale, FDA, United States
George Neyaraoally, FDA
Laura Governale, FDA, United States
This session will present and discuss information generated by the Mini-Sentinel Summary Tables and Modular Programs compared with similar analyses using nationally representative commercial drug utilization databases for selected drug products.

Learning Objectives:
Describe Mini-Sentinel and the distributed data network
Compare findings from Mini-Sentinel with commercial drug utilization databases
Identify challenges of interpreting drug utilization data across different databases.