The Importance of Data Integrity When Performing Data Reviews and Investigations

Improper controls for data to ensure the integrity and validity of that information throughout its lifecycle can pose real and tangible business, patient safety, new product pipeline, and product supply chain issues. As a science and innovation based industry, our regulated industry generates and relies on data to support our product pipelines and portfolios throughout their lifecycles. As a result, data integrity related issues can pose real and tangible business, patient safety, new product pipeline, and product supply chain issues. Utilizing proper risk-based controls during data reviews and investigations is essential to ensuring the integrity and validity of that information throughout its lifecycle. 1. Identify potential issues and risks associated with data integrity 2. Understand potential risk-based control strategies to ensure data integrity, including prevention and detection 3. Understand how data integrity, if not managed properly during data reviews and investigations, can put your company at risk