How Technology is Streamlining Regulatory Publishing
Apr16

How Technology is Streamlining Regulatory Publishing

Submission publishers face a number of challenges as they perform the day-to-day tasks associated with compiling and inspecting the quality of an eCTD. Innovations in technology are easing the burden in terms of actions publishers must perform manually. Streamlining publishing tasks saves time, effort, resources and in the end, produces a higher-quality submission. Susceptibility to error is a corollary to the number of labor-intensive, manual actions performed by your publishing team. Manual processes also extend the publishing time frame, induce extra effort and require greater resources for quality assurance.

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Hyperlinking Impact on the Critical Path to eCTD Submission Deadline

This is Part 2 of a larger article on hyperlinking best practices. To read Part 1, Hyperlinking: Making the Most of Navigation in eCTD Submissions, click here.  Regulatory operations is frequently asked about submission turnaround time once the final document is delivered. The strategies around how documents are authored will often have an impact on accurately answering this question. When authors are writing submission documents and...

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Hyperlinking: Making the Most of Navigation in eCTD Submissions
Feb05

Hyperlinking: Making the Most of Navigation in eCTD Submissions

When authors generate documents intended for electronic submission they use blue-colored font to indicate where a hyperlink should be added to allow the reviewer to easily access the cross-referenced information. Hyperlinks guide the reviewer closer to the source data or supportive information cited in the body of a document. There are a few industry standards with regards to hyperlinking in submissions.

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Move Production of eCTD Submission-Ready Documents Upstream
May18

Move Production of eCTD Submission-Ready Documents Upstream

The role of eCTD-ready source documents and their impact on submission timelines and publishing efficiency is a topic that has been debated for many years. There a lot of naysayers claiming that it’s not possible to compel scientists to produce submission-ready documents, CROs cannot be made to comply with requirements, etc.

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Extracting Information from PDF Forms Ranks as No. 1 FDA Processing Issue

At a  GPhA/FDA Labeling Workshop on April 14, 2010, Virginia Ventura of CDER’s Office of Business Informatics presented CDER Update eCTD & Gateway Submissions.  Along with lots of other useful information, Ms. Ventura provided an assessment of the current Top Processing Issues with Esubs: Description Percent of total Unable to extract info from PDF form (sponsor did not use fillable form) 52% Missing form (356h, 1571 or...

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