In the early days of MedDRA coding it was hard to find a health care professional who had any experience coding MedDRA. Many companies had to adopt a hybrid approach to coding. An example of this would have been when a Data Manager performed the coding and the oversight would be carried out by an HCP after the fact.

In today’s world, coding teams are often organized into three models:

Deciding how to organize your coding team can be a major decision.  Consider your best practices and what model works best in your organization. It is beneficial, however, to remain nimble and adaptable to new team organizational structure should your needs change.

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