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The Verse Blog Has Moved!

September 13, 2017 / by Brenda Percy


The Verse blog has moved and will now be updated via the EtQ blog. Continue to get insights into quality, compliance and safety management by subscribing to the EtQ blog.

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Should Life Science Companies Comply with ISO 9001 or ISO 13485…or Both?

Many Life Science organizations are asking that question as new ISO deadlines approach. Medical device manufacturing companies need to comply with a regulatory standard to maintain compliance and be sure that products are safe and effective. But there are multiple options that complicate the process of deciding which standard to comply with. Some make the decision to comply with more than one for the sake of covering all bases.

Here’s a breakdown of what Life Science organizations should consider about the two most common standards for medical device companies: ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485: 2016.

The Game of Thrones Guide to EHS Management

Looking back on the past 6 seasons, it’s clear that characters in this mythical world have a lot to learn when it comes to health and safety. This post is a fun take on this concept, with key lessons in Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) management we can all learn from watching Game of Thrones.

The History of Quality Management

If you ask most people where quality management was born, they’ll probably point you to the Toyota Production System, widely considered the foundation of lean manufacturing. But while Toyota might be one of the biggest names associated with quality management, its true history is more complex.

This post looks at the history of quality management, starting from the early days moving through its modern evolution and future trajectory.

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Topics: Life Sciences, Topics: Food and Beverage, Topics: EHS, Topics: Quality Management