ARTICLES BY PENELOPE PRZEKOP
SOP Remediation: When Reinventing The Wheel Is The Best Approach
When faced with scenarios that demand SOP remediation (outsourcing, mergers, acquisition), repurposing processes, written content, templates, etc., can be the worst possible and most expensive approach when you factor in time, human resources, and long-term outcomes.
3 Surefire Approaches To SOP Harmonization
We seem to be buried in standard operating procedures (SOPs). So how the heck are companies supposed to make the SOP mountain smaller through harmonization?
3 Powerful Writing Tips that Will Significantly Improve Your Clinical SOPs
In addition to my career as a pharma industry consultant, I’m a writer. While I don’t claim to be the next Ernest Hemingway, I do consider myself a decent writer. I’ve put in the 10,000 hours of writing Malcolm Gladwell told us it takes to be an expert in his 2008 book, Outliers: The Story of Success. I’ve always had a passion for writing. At 24, I made a serious commitment to become a real “writer.”
Top 5 Strategies To Execute And Document GCP/GVP Vendor Oversight
Over the last 10 years, the face of clinical research & development (R&D) and pharmacovigilance (PV) outsourcing has dramatically changed. What was a common industry scenario by 2010 — a full-scale operational pharma company utilizing both international and U.S.-based contract research organizations (CROs) to execute clinical investigator site monitoring and data management — has evolved into a new common scenario in 2019.
5 GCP Compliance Mistakes To Avoid With Job Descriptions, CVs, & Org Charts
When it comes to GCP audits and inspections, low-hanging fruit says a lot about the tree.
10 Key Ingredients For Small Pharma GCP Quality Systems
Small to midsize pharmaceutical or biotech companies (small pharma) are enjoying the best of times. However, from a quality systems perspective, it could be the worst of times. Many have weak quality systems, are not following global regulatory authority regulations and/or guidance, or lack the level of documentation required to reconstruct every aspect of clinical trials.
3 Tips To Get The Best Bang For Your Mock Inspection Buck
Many sponsors and CROs conduct mock inspections to determine organizational inspection and audit readiness. Investing in a regulatory mock inspection demonstrates a serious commitment to patient safety, data integrity, and regulatory compliance. It is also a proactive strategy to safeguard financial health, particularly for startups and companies with sparse pipelines.