Pharmacovigilance vs medical coding

Pharmacovigilance v/s Medical coding

What is the difference between Pharmacovigilance and Medical coding ?

What is Pharmacovigilance ?

Pharmacovigilance is the science and activities relating to the detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse effects or any other medicine/vaccine related problem.

What is Medical coding ?

Medical coding is the process of taking a patient’s health care information like medical procedures, diagnosis procedures, medical services, and equipment into universal medical alphanumeric codes.

Job role in PV –

1. To record and to report Adverse events.
2. Access and gather all information related to the Adverse effect happening from the Pharmaceutical product.
3. In-depth interview with the patient.
4. To minimize side effect / Adverse events to make drug very safe and effective for the patient use.

Job role in Medical coding –

1. To transcribe all the medical record information into Universally accepted Medical code.
2. To Ensure that the codes are assigned properly.
3. To Ensure that all the diagnosis , symptoms and related documentation properly filled up.
4. To review and validate documentation for diagnosis, Procedure, treatment and result.

Designation in Pharmacovigilance –
1. Drug safety Associate
2. Drug safety Trainee
3. Drug safety Specialist

Designation in Medical coding –
1. junior Medical coder
2. Medical coder
3. Medical coding specialist

Internal departments in PV –
1. Case Processing
3. Signal detection
4. Aggregate reporting

Internal departments in Medical coding –
1. Training
2. operation
3. QA

Companies in PV –
TCS , Wipro , Accenture, Cognizant , Parexel

Companies in Medical coding –
Omega health care, GEBBS Healthcare solution , Episource , Advantmed , Aquity solutions , Accent healthcare

Salary range in PV –
2.5 lakh to 3.5 LPA for Freshers

Salary range in Medical coding –
1.8 lakh to 3 LPA for Freshers

Interview Questions of PV –

1.What is ADR ?
2.What is ADE ?
3.What is Medra Coding ?
4.What do you mean by Narrative writing ?
5.Mechanisms of action of drugs and various classification of drug ?

Interview Questions of Medical coding –

1. What is Medical coding ?
2. How many types of medical dictionaries are there ?
3. What is keratoplasty ?
4. Types of circulation ?
5. What is DVT ?

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One thought on “Pharmacovigilance vs medical coding”

  1. You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to be actually something that
    I think I would never understand. It seems too complex and extremely broad for me.

    I’m looking forward for your next post, I will try to get the hang of it!

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