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How to Properly Audit a Vendor in a Regulated Environment

Posted by Celia Brown on Mar 5, 2020 10:50:04 AM

Auditing a vendor starts long before you actually step into their office to perform the audit. For example, one of the first things you should look for when selecting a vendor is how willing they are to offer customers access to their platform- that may include performing demos of their solution, providing a sandbox environment or free trial, and responding to questions/ inquiries. 

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Topics: eQMS, QLF, video

Tips for Selecting an eQMS

Posted by Celia Brown on Feb 19, 2020 9:45:00 AM

Sourav (Neil) Banerjee is a Quality Assurance Director with 21-year track record of protecting patient safety and data integrity, with experience in Big Pharma, CROs, and Software vendors. As Director of Quality, he led eQMS implementations from the ground up. Given Mr. Banerjee's deep experience in selecting and implementing eQMS solutions in the life sciences industry, we asked him to share some tips for those who are just getting started or in the midst of their purchasing decision. 

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Topics: eQMS, QLF, video

eQMS—The Key to Success or Failure

Posted by Sourav (Neil) Banerjee on Feb 4, 2020 9:30:00 AM

An electronic Quality Management System (eQMS) is the key in today’s world for preventing quality issues that can have life or death consequences for patients. Companies with tremendous potential in the regulated pharmaceutical industry can fail badly if they do not implement the right eQMS. Yet organizations that easily implement automated systems for many other functions often do not have an adequate eQMS in place. This is usually because the need for an eQMS is not understood early enough.

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Topics: eQMS, QLF

Marken’s Quality System Scales for Business Growth

Posted by Celia Brown on Dec 18, 2019 10:40:01 AM

Marken, a UPS company, is the only patient-centric supply chain organization 100% dedicated to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. Marken maintains the leading position for Direct to Patient and Home Health care services, biological sample shipments, and offers a state-of-the-art GMP-compliant depot network and logistic hubs in 54 locations worldwide for clinical trial material storage and distribution. 

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Topics: eQMS, case study

5 Signs that it is Time to Invest in an eQMS

Posted by Panos Boudouvas on Nov 7, 2019 12:47:32 PM

I often speak to quality leaders and other executives who boast that their paper-based quality management system is “perfectly sufficient” to meet the needs of their business. I just nod and smile because I anticipate that I will be hearing from them (in a panicked state) in the very near future when they realize the limitations of a manual QMS.  

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Topics: eQMS, intelligent quality

How Using Courses to Maintain your Company’s Training Matrix is Just Like College

Posted by Emily Ruth on Aug 27, 2019 1:37:00 PM

When you think about it, a department, job function or role within a company can be easily be compared to working towards a degree with a specific major.  At most any University or College, there will be requirements that apply to all enrolled students as well as courses that are required for specific majors. And for each course requirement, there are quizzes, tests, and papers that need to be written to pass that course. 

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Topics: eQMS, best practices, training

ZenQMS Delivers Game-Changing Change Control with Summer '19 Release

Posted by Celia Brown on Aug 1, 2019 1:36:15 PM

ZenQMS, the leading provider of cloud-based quality management solutions for businesses that desire a simpler path to intelligent compliance, today announced its Summer 2019 release. This release reinforces ZenQMS’s mission to meet customers where they are in terms of QMS maturity and deliver all of the benefits of enterprise-grade software in a flexible, approachable platform. 

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Topics: eQMS, News

6 Reasons to Move your Training Matrix to the Cloud

Posted by Celia Brown on Jul 24, 2019 2:38:41 PM

A new employee starts on your team. An SOP is updated. A new training video needs to be rolled out company-wide.  You’ll need to update your training matrix and training folders for every one of your employees. Every.Single.Time. 

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Topics: Cloud / SaaS, eQMS, training

To Efficiency and Beyond: Demonstrating the ROI of your eQMS

Posted by Panos Boudouvas on Jul 3, 2019 2:53:47 PM

Today's savvy quality leaders know that securing executive support and buy-in are key factors  in successfully selecting and implementing an enterprise quality management system. Convincing skeptical C-suite colleagues of the strategic implications and costs of  the current state can be challenging, especially in documenting both hard costs and intangible benefits/risks.   It is necessary to speak in terms that they understand and appreciate, starting with Return on Investment (ROI). 

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Topics: eQMS, quality leaders, the business of quality

88% of Spreadsheets have errors

Posted by Jeff Thomas on Jun 21, 2016 11:11:00 AM

Spreadsheets are Error Prone and Pose Problems for Companies in the Life Sciences Industry Today

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Topics: eQMS, Manual QMS

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