FDA’s Sentinel


Has the original use case of the FDA’s big data Sentinel (finding drug safety problems) been delivered yet?
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No, even with 200 million patients and 5.5 billion patient encounters to access, the original use case for Sentinel, finding drug safety problems, has yet to be realized.

Kuehn, Bridget M. “FDA’s Foray Into Big Data Still Maturing.” JAMA 315.18 (2016): 1934-1936.