Why waste reduction is the #1 priority for QA & Compliance, according to experts

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At a recent knowledge sharing and networking event in London, England, life science industry professionals gathered to glean insights from experts on the common challenges experienced in implementing effective quality systems. While there were many important points made, the one consistent takeaway was that the key to practical QA and compliance is the reduction of waste. This […]

Survey says: Proactive quality risk management for life science companies is a must

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Klavs Esbjerg, CEO and founder of Epista Life Science, is on a mission to help his clients continuously improve regulatory compliance and in turn, transform their compliance obstacles into real business opportunities. The practical aspects of this vision are as important to regulatory bodies as they are to the companies Epista serves. To get clear on […]

Why digitised design control is essential for the sustainability of your DHF

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Thanks to Laurence Sampson for writing this article, as a preview to the upcoming conference on Practical Solutions in CSV and SDLC for GXP & MedDev (London, 3/10/2018) In today’s competitive landscape, every stage of the regulatory process – from first submission through ongoing, annual or semi-annual iterations – is a make-it- or break-it-scenario. From delays to audit failures and […]

The difference between data integrity & data quality in medical technology companies – and why you must care

The difference between data integrity & data quality in medical technology companies – and why you must care

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Thanks to Keith Williams for writing this article, as a preview to the upcoming conference on Practical Solutions in CSV and SDLC for GXP & MedDev (London, 3/10/2018) Data is the lifeblood of any Life Sciences company – and trust is the heart. For those of us that manage data, we cannot and will not allow drugs or medtech […]

How Paperless Validation Makes a World of Difference to Your Medtech Company Success

How paperless validation makes a world of difference to pharma success

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For many of the medtech and pharmaceutical companies I consult with, there’s a common clash of the validation systems “worlds” raging: traditional, “this is how we’ve always done it” paper documentation versus newer, tech-driven solutions. In order to effectively harmonize business processes company-wide, I argue that innovation is critical, as the challenge is not just […]

Agile for GXP and Medtech

Agile for GXP and Medtech

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These are exciting times to serve the life sciences sector – thanks to technological advances, innovations abound and progress marches on at a lightening-fast clip. Working with a wide variety of organisations, I see two very different types of teams searching for an answer to the same fundamental question: “How do I best do Agile […]

It's valid to want to automate inefficient systems, and more than that, it's actually imperative. The companies that master the regulatory and technical challenges of hands-free validation today will steer their way clear to competitive advantage tomorrow.

Heading toward hands-free validation

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Over the course of working with dozens of innovative, exceptional companies, I’m always struck by their commonalities of purpose and process. While they all are creating products poised to help us all live happier, healthier and more productive lives, ironically enough many tend to put themselves through sadly torturous, inefficient circumstances before their products can […]