2018 Pharma Quality Outlook

| February 13, 2018

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In this report, Sparta Systems, a quality management system (QMS) software provider, examines the results of a Pharmaceutical Technology survey of 160 respondents. The survey was designed to explore the evolving function of pharmaceutical quality management teams. The research reveals that while compliance remains the top quality objective for 2018, nearly 40 percent of professionals listed impacting economic performance as a top objective, and almost half of respondents anticipate using quality data to improve manufacturing performance. While these signs point toward the evolution of the traditional quality management function, there are still major barriers to success. Budget and headcount ranked as the top two obstacles to 2018 objectives, and compliance was the leading issue with existing quality systems. As quality teams shift their focus to performance-oriented goals.

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