The COVID-19 pandemic spurred several organizations and companies around the world to try and find a working vaccine candidate within a relatively short period of time. On November 9, 2020, Pfizer and BioNTech [Pfizer Press Release] announced their vaccine candidate had achieved a success rate of 90% in their first efficacy analysis.
Quality Assurance Direction: A Challenging Role Managers or Directors of Quality Assurance face many challenges in their important role. They must design, implement, and maintain GxP quality management systems, while ensuring that regulatory compliance requirements are met.
Collaboration in the asset lifecycle is a new concept that is changing the way asset owners and service providers operate asset compliance. This simple change in thinking is creating a new way to improve and transform every part of asset and service event management.
Your organization’s success is dependent on the condition of your assets. To ensure smooth operations and complete compliance, you need an asset service provider that offers reliable service and the calibration capabilities your assets require.
In the metrology industry, measurements are vital to every aspect of operations. Whether you work as a manufacturer, a calibration technician, or an end-user, the measurements offered by your tools dictate the success of your work. Over the years, there has been discussion about creating a global measurement standard, but it hasn’t reached fruition until recently.
In decades past, asset management was a solitary endeavor. Each company and manufacturer focused on maintaining and improving their assets without any additional input from other organizations. Service events, repairs, and uninterrupted operations were the responsibility of the asset manager and they were required to devote the time, attention, and efforts needed to meet this responsibility - no matter what it cost personally.
Adherents Say These Services Reduce Costs, Decrease Response Times, and Increase Uptime By Gail Dutton See the original post on http://www.genengnews.com Are lab asset management services worth their salt? Millennium Pharmaceuticals thinks so. A two-year relationship with Thermo Fisher Scientific ( www.thermo.com) has trimmed its annual multimillion-dollar maintenance budget by 15–20% compared to what it would have paid the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), according to Jack Parker, associate director of asset management. Such cost savings tend only to accrue during the first three years of any lab asset management program, though. GE Healthcare (www.gehealthcare.com), with 10 years experience in healthcare asset management and multivendor service, says the greater benefit is increased service levels that result in more uptime.