Data Integrity

28
Sep

Know Your Systems!

It is evident from reviewing recent health agency citations that the FDA expects that firms have a deep understanding of any systems that generate data/records and that this is reflected in the firm’s lifecycle management of those systems. What does that mean, in a practical sense? Well, a component of this understanding must extend to […]

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26
Sep

Data Integrity Series: Episode 4

Episode #4 of our six-part Data Integrity video series focuses on Systems and Processes, two more essential elements for minimizing and eliminating data integrity issues. The video explains the four key points of Systems and Processes necessary for establishing a world-class data integrity program and the two primary controls that well-established Systems and Processes provide. […]

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08
Sep

Data Integrity Series: Episode 3

Our latest video in the Lachman Consultants Data Integrity Series, “People and Organization – The First Essential Elements of a World-Class Data Integrity Program” reveals how good people and organization practices can have a most pronounced impact on reducing your overall data integrity risk. How well is your company incorporating people and organization into its […]

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10
Aug

Data Integrity Series: Episode 2

Traditionally, data integrity programs have focused on electronic systems, but to keep pace with the industry, your company must evolve. Achieving digital maturity requires companies to develop a multi-dimensional program of governance for their data. Learn what a well-conceived program that achieves lasting data integrity consists of. “The primary purpose of this message is solely […]

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14
Jun
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To Measure or Not to Measure, Quality Metrics Is the Question!

The creation, tracking, and publication of quality metrics has long been a source of sensitivity and confusion.  People may fear them because they feel that they don’t tell the whole story or that they may invite criticism and misinterpretation.  Thus, quality metrics were held tightly close to the chest of business leaders.  Deming identified this […]

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03
Jun

Data Integrity Series: Episode 1

FDA warning letters have doubled since 2015 and more than 50% of observations involve data integrity. Fines up to $1 million per incident are possible. Get prepared and avoid the fines. “The primary purpose of this message is solely to educate and inform. Lachman Consultants Services, Inc. assumes no liability for the accuracy and completeness […]

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26
Apr

By the Numbers – OGD Stats Explained and Other Topics

In today’s SBIA Generic Drug Forum, there were a number of presentations related to generic drug statistical reporting.  As someone who tracks OGD activities somewhat obsessively, these presentations validated many of the observations that I’ve been making in my blog posts on the OGD’s public statistical reporting. The presenters reviewed the types of required and […]

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11
Mar

What Did We Learn from Conducting Clinical Trials During the Pandemic?

The MHRA Good Clinical Practice Symposium was a virtual event this year due to COVID‑19.  More than 800 individuals from over forty countries across the globe attended.  Throughout the three‑day event, speakers provided their perspectives on clinical trials from their roles as inspectors, assessors, and reviewers representing the MHRA, FDA, and Health Canada.  The agenda provided […]

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