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Best Practices in Vendor Risk and Compliance Management

Best practices in vendor risk and compliance management need to be inculcated by vendors who deal with them because of the enormous risk their activities carry. Implementation of best practices in vendor risk and compliance management goes a long way in checking risks and with it, the adverse fallouts of a vendor management program. First […]

Quality Risk Management in the FDA-Regulated Industry

Quality risk management in the FDA-regulated industry is a vital area of regulation for the FDA. Risks to quality may arise from many sources. The FDA has entrusted itself with the responsibility of making sure that the quality of the products it regulates is maintained through a due process. Quality risk management in the FDA-regulated […]

What are the potential areas of risk management?

  The most critical aspect of risk management is the identification of potential areas of risk management. This helps the organization to stay focused on the areas in which it could possibly face risks, rather than taking an aimless view and shooting about in the dark. In a very broad sense, the potential areas of […]

Understanding the importance and benefits of auditing Quality Management Systems

Auditing Quality Management Systems is a core requirement for ensuring that Quality Management Systems – defined as “…a set of policies, processes and procedures required for planning and execution” in the core business area of an organization, meaning those that impact the ability of the organization to meet customer requirements – are updated and kept […]

Good Manufacturing Practices are essential for ensuring quality

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) constitute one of the core components that go into the manufacture and distribution of foods, drugs and other pharmaceutical products. Good Manufacturing Practices are prescribed by regulatory agencies from around the world, the FDA and the EMA being among them. The guidelines set out by these regulatory agencies are aimed at […]

The ISO 13485: 2016

The ISO 13485, which is the ISO’s global medical device standard; was upgraded significantly in 2016. This upgrade was carried out primarily to help the standard keep up with the changes that have taken place in the industry in about the decade and a half since the previous standard was brought into effect in 2003. […]

Quality Assurance Auditing for FDA-regulated industries

An effective audit constitutes the heart of an effective Quality System. The FDA and other regulatory agencies have emphasized this principle time and again. The purpose of an audit program is to ensure proper and thorough compliance with the guidelines set out by the regulatory agencies. A Quality Assurance audit should also ensure that the […]

Quality by Design using Design of Experiments 2017

The ICH has offered further guidance and policies for explaining the ways by which the QbD approach should be integrated into the pharmaceutical Quality System