June 7, 2022
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The Ever-Changing Medical Device

Medical devices have been saving lives for decades. And medical devices are quickly changing as new technology such as 3D printing, software, hardware and algorithms are being incorporated into device designs. Medical devices are not simply band aids and thermometers any longer. They are sophisticated designs that help people with a myriad of problems and in many cases, they prolong and save lives.
June 1, 2022
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The Pros of the PDA and the Impact of Microbiology

Episode 25 of CMCLive delved into the PDA- the Parenteral Drug Association, going in-depth as to what this association is with microbiology expert Mike Carroll. Carroll, having over 30 years in the pharmaceutical field under his belt leads to a wealth of knowledge about the field of microbiology.
June 1, 2022
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Virtual Audits of Medical Devices

Audits are necessary. However, just as we learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, that many people could perform their jobs perfectly well without getting in their car or on a train to come to the office, we have also seen that many audits can be done well…virtually. There is a place for both virtual and on-site audits.
May 18, 2022
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What is a Quality Management System?

A robust Quality Management System (QMS) is an important aspect of a Pharmaceutical company as it demonstrates a company’s Senior Management commitment to Quality. QMS instills the mindset that assures that the company will have qualified and trained individuals who focus on “Quality” throughout the lifecycle of the product.
May 4, 2022
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Project Management: A Complex Necessity

Many pharma and biotech startups may question the idea of whether a Project Manager is really useful; is it simply another layer to add to the complex array of personnel and job responsibilities? There are a number of tools available; most commonly recognized among these is the classic Gantt chart – so why add another person to the mix just to manage that?
April 20, 2022
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Virtual Audits: A New Frontier

In the era of the coronavirus pandemic, all aspects of life were shown to have had the rug pulled out from underneath them. Each facet of our working and personal lives has gone remote. This virus put an end to travel and in-person work processes. Looking at pharmaceutical companies, there was a need to adopt virtual options to complete critical processes by the corporations and outsiders’ involvement.