LCS to Exhibit at the ISPE/FDA/PQRI Quality Manufacturing Conference

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,

White Paper: Navigating Through the Clouds in Life

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.

White Paper: The Real Cost of Poor Data Integrity in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

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. 

Terri Nataline and Fran Zipp Present at the 5th Annual Global Pharma Regulatory Summit

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,

Fran Zipp Presents at the Generic International Summit

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,

LCS Exhibits at PDA Annual Meeting

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.

Fran Zipp and Terri Nataline Present at DCAT Week

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.

Cloud Computing? Keep Your Head Out of the Clouds by Making Sure your Data is GxP Compliant

When most people hear of, 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,

2015 ISPE Annual Meeting

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.

Six Degrees of Shortage Prevention: ISPE Debuts New Gap Analysis Tool

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.