Medical Writing Generics and biosimilars Document management systems for medical writing

Volume 28, Issue 2 - Generics and biosimilars

Document management systems for medical writing


Clinical trial data are rightfully protected by robust regulations; given these requirements and increasing demands from clients, a validated and compliant electronic document management system is now a necessity for established medical writing organisations and contract research organisations. Even without this impetus, the improvements in admin istrative function, audit readiness, and team collaboration can justify the investment required.

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