Audit Management of Life Science Manufacturers Improves with the Right QMS.

The phrase, “You’re getting audited” causes stress no matter what business you’re in. But even in the Life Sciences, where audits are just part of everyday life, it can cause extreme amounts of stress. The work that needs to go into prepping for an audit differentiates the Life Sciences. Even internal audits require a mountain...

KPIs and their Link to A Culture of Quality

Capitalizing on the information provided by Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) has a direct relationship to how well your company delivers quality products. The best way to ensure quality is to create an on-going and consistent culture of quality. The key word here is “culture”–a holistic and easily-recognized standard that is embraced at all levels within...

Life Science: Influencers to Follow in 2021

We have created a list of HLS influencers worth following in 2021. These 21 people cover a wide range of healthcare and life science industries, but each one of them is having a tremendous impact on the industry. If you haven’t yet started following their careers now is as good a time as any to...

Scope Creep: Four Basics for Avoiding It

Of all the KPIs monitored within the Life Science industry, scope creep during technology implementations has a tremendous  impact on overall company performance. Scope creep, also known as requirement or feature creep, refers to uncontrolled changes or continuous expansion in a project’s scope. It’s often inevitable. But, if your project stays within scope, other KPIs...

Quality Assurance vs Quality Control in Life Science Manufacturing

Quality management engineers in life sciences manufacturing sometimes use the terms Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) interchangeably. However, the two terms are quite distinct in their meaning and purpose – and are focused on different facets of the manufacturing process. In order to apply QC and QA to the greatest effect in your...

Training Management can be Augmented with the Right QMS.

Managing training at a life science manufacturer requires well thought out processes and procedures to ensure that all employees can easily access training documentation by all relevant employees.. You need flexible curriculum management to support internal and external certification, with automated training creation by job title and curriculum for employees and partners. With old legacy...

Change Management: Improving in One Important Way

Change Management is the nature of the Life Science industry. It has to be. Every time our nation’s administration changes, our government regulations change along with it. Sometimes the changes are minor, simply fine tuning what the previous administration has set in motion. Other times it can be a sharp right turn. With all these...

Data Management & Cloud-based QMS Go Hand-in-Hand

How does your company handle data and data management. A cloud-based QMS can make all the difference.