On June 6-8 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel, ISPE will be hosting the 4th annual Quality Manufacturing Conference, in collaboration with FDA and PQRI. Lachman Consultants is the sponsor of the Welcome Reception as well as the conference badges. In addition, we will be exhibiting in the hall at table 3. Please stop by our booth for a chance to win an iPad,
Whether we embrace it or not, the Data and Application economy is upon us. Every business is, in some respects, a digital business, and in the digital realm things change FAST.
The term ‘cloud’ as a technology concept has been in use since at least 1971, but even as recently as 2009 companies like IBM were just introducing it to prospective clients.
Every business faces risk. Broadly speaking, the primary categories of business risk are Market, Financial, Execution, and Regulatory. Successful companies have developed a core competency in managing for these risks, turning risk management into a sustainable competitive advantage. For drug manufacturers, recent trends have underscored the importance of managing Regulatory risk in order to remain a viable business.
On April 25, Terri Nataline and Fran Zipp participated in a summit focusing on global strategies for Indian pharmaceutical companies, the Annual Global Pharma Regulatory Summit, in Mumbai, India. This summit brings together global regulators who shared their knowledge about complying with international regulatory guidelines for manufacturing and exporting pharmaceuticals. Terri Nataline, Principal Consultant, presented in 2 sessions dealing with US FDA specific requirements,
On April 21, President and CEO of Lachman Consultants Fran Zipp gave a presentation at the 6th Annual Generic International Summit (GIS) in Shanghai, China. Her talk, “Data Integrity and Quality Culture” was part of a session on “Consistency Evaluation and Formulation”. She discussed the history of Application Integrity Policy (AIP), recent trends in data integrity related enforcement actions in the US and ex-US,
Lachman Consultants was the Business Exposition Sponsor at the Generic Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting in Orlando, held February 22-24, 2016. If we didn’t see you there, we hope to see you at our booth there next year!
From March 14-15, LCS hosted a booth at the PDA Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. The meeting was attended by over 850 pharmaceutical professionals, representing both industry and regulators. Linda Evans O’Connor, Director, and Michele Sinoway, Senior Manager, met with many potential clients and FDA representatives, and are sure this will be a very productive meeting for LCS.
On Tuesday, March 15, 2016, our President and CEO Fran Zipp and Senior Associate Terri Nataline presented in a forum entitled “GDUFA II and GMP API Inspection Trends: The Business Impact of Upcoming Regulatory Changes” at DCAT Week. DCAT Week is the premier business development event for companies engaged in pharmaceutical development and manufacturing and related industries.
When most people hear of Amazon.com, they think of one of the largest online marketplaces for consumer products. What people may not realize is that Amazon is also one of the largest providers for computer power for cloud computing through their subsidiary Amazon Web Services (AWS). Running applications in the cloud is a relatively new concept for many industries,
I am pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2016, Frances “Fran” Zipp is President & Chief Executive Officer of Lachman Consultants.
The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering has launched a drug shortage assessment and prevention tool that helps drugmakers identify risks early on.
Fran Zipp, President of Lachman Consultants, presented at the 2015 ISPE Annual Meeting, November 8-11 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. She spoke about the launch of the ISPE Drug Shortage Assessment and Prevention Tool, on Monday, November 9 at 10:45 AM. For a preview of the tool, please see this article authored by Fran in November’s issue of Pharmaceutical Engineering.
Lachman Consultants recently exhibited at BioProcess International Conference and Exposition at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA.
Serving as a member of the pharmaceutical industry is a privilege that brings with it significant personal responsibility. In recent years, preventing and mitigating drug shortages has become a critical concern for every pharmaceutical professional. ISPE is leading an international effort to understand, assess, and educate patients, providers, regulators, and manufacturers on this critical topic.
Many of you reading this blog may not remember the Star Trek “Replicator”. In the Trek far future, members of the crew, when hungry, would simply walk up to this device and key in what they wanted to eat. The Replicator would then build a suitable, tasty meal by mixing the right combinations of materials.