ICD-10 is the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), a medical classification list by the World Health Organization (WHO). It contains codes for diseases, signs and symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances, and external causes of injury or diseases.
International Conference of Harmonisation (ICH)
IDMP Definition of Identification of Medicinal Products
IDMP defines the data elements and structures for the unique identification and exchange of medicinal products´ information.
ISO IDMP Standards
The set of fife ISO international standards has been developed by the ISO in response to a worldwide demand for internationally harmonised specifications for identification and description of medicinal products.
IDMP provides the basis for the unique identification of medicinal products, which facilitates the activities of medicines regulatory agencies worldwide by jurisdiction for a variety of regulatory activities (development, registration and life cycle management of medicinal products, pharmacovigilance, and risk management). They can also be applied to Investigational Medicinal Products.
Messaging specifications are included as an integral part of the IDMP Standards. They describe and protect the integrity of the interactions for the submission of regulated medicinal product information in the context of the unique product identification; they include acknowledgement of receipt including the validation of transmitted information. Health Level Seven (HL7) Message Exchange are normative within the IDMP Standards.
IDMP Standards are completed with Implementation Guides which are currently in development (2015), as well as with Technical Specifications (TS) 16791 (provides guidance for the identification of medicinal products by using intenational supply chain Standards, securing traceability, safe supply chain and other market requirements) and Technical Requirements (TR) 14872 (Requirements for the implementation of the Standards for the identification of medicinal products for the exchange of regulated medicinal product Information), the latter being in development.
Implications for Marketing Authorisation Holders (MAHs)
In order to submit the data all branches of a company should share a common language, from pharmacovigilance to product supply to comply with the controlled vocabulary dedicated.
The structured substance information, and controlled vocabularies for pharmaceutical dose forms, units of presentation, routes of administration, and packaging will be challenging to integrate.
Furthermore the terminology needs to be aligned throughout the company.
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Informationsstelle für Arzneimittelanbieter GmbH (IFA)
Die IFA GmbH ist Informationsdienstleister für den deutschen Pharmamarkt und liefert Informationsdienste mit wirtschaftlichen, rechtlichen und logistischen Daten zu bundesweit in deutschen Apotheken erhältlichen Waren.
Zuteilung einer Pharmazentralnummer (PZN)
Der Anbieter beantragt die Zuteilung einer PZN für sein Produkt. Die IFA GmbH teilt dem angemeldeten Produkt eine PZN zu und gibt diese dem Antragsteller bekannt.
An investigational medicinal product (IMP) is not yet approved by a health authority. It is a new drug or device which has to be authorised for a clinical study. The goal is to assess the safety, efficacy, and / or the mechanism of action.