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Shionogi Inc. Enlists BuzzeoPDMA, a Cegedim Company to Support their Sample Management Compliance Programs

BuzzeoPDMA, A Cegedim Company, today announced that Shionogi Inc. has selected BuzzeoPDMA’s sample management services to help the company maintain compliance with the FDA’s PDMA regulations. Shionogi Inc., the U.S.-based subsidiary of Shionogi & Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese pharmaceutical company, focuses in the therapeutic areas of pain, women’s health and cardiovascular disease.

Leveraging Proven and Comprehensive Compliance Expertise

BuzzeoPDMA will be providing sample accountability, annual inventories and other compliance services as required by U.S. compliance regulations. In addition to helping Shionogi continue to develop a comprehensive compliance plan around their sampling activities through best practices, activity reviews, and compliance forms, BuzzeoPDMA will perform on-site physical counts of all samples in Shionogi’s sales representatives’ possession. BuzzeoPDMA’s services for Shionogi will also include off-site prescription drug sample variance and reconciliation services utilizing BuzzeoPDMA’s Sample Guardian Software. BuzzeoPDMA’s proprietary web-based dashboard capability will be used to monitor all sample activity so that compliance and distribution teams can easily measure, monitor, and manage trends for all aspects of sampling programs.

“Working with one vendor who can provide a number of different Sample Accountability and field-based inventory services has been a real benefit, and helps us operate more effectively and efficiently. Their dashboard capability is going to make it easy for our compliance team to get the information they need when they need it,” said Brandy Conner, Director Sales Operations at Shionogi Inc. “We chose BuzzeoPDMA because of their strong track record in compliance.”

“We look forward to helping Shionogi improve their sample compliance processes to make them more efficient and increase operational effectiveness through our superior sample reconciliation support services,” said Paul Hamby, Senior Director of Compliance Solutions for BuzzeoPDMA. “In addition, our processes, experience and highly trained field inventory specialists will help their business be more proficient”.

BuzzeoPDMA combines 25 years of experience and an overall 99.5% customer satisfaction rating to deliver total management solutions that help pharmaceutical companies comply with DEA and FDA regulations cost effectively while maintaining operational efficiency. To learn more about our services, visit our website.




Cegedim Relationship Management is the Life Sciences industry’s leading provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions. Designed specifically for Life Sciences, the company’s innovative business solutions incorporate a thorough understanding of local, regional and worldwide trends. Cegedim Relationship Management enables approximately 200,000 users in many of the world’s most innovative companies to stay ahead of market challenges. In addition to CRM, Cegedim Relationship Management also provides marketing, data optimization and regulatory compliance solutions in more than 80 countries. Cegedim Relationship Management is part of the France-based Cegedim S.A. Group.


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Founded in 1969, Cegedim is a global technology and services company specializing in the healthcare field. Cegedim supplies services, technological tools, specialized software, data flow management services and databases. Its offerings are targeted notably at healthcare industries, life sciences companies, healthcare professionals and insurance companies. The world leader in life sciences CRM, Cegedim is also one of the leading suppliers of strategic healthcare industry data. Cegedim employs 8,000 people in more than 80 countries and generated revenue of €902 million in 2013. Cegedim SA is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: CGM).


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