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PRISYM ID is a leading label lifecycle management solutions provider, with many year's experience implementing compliant solutions for our customers. Here we discuss best practices and interesting industry updates that we've come across.

 

'Labeling Trends' Blog Series #1 The Data Management Headache

Never has the integrity of medical device labels been so scrutinized. As medical care evolves and the devices used become more refined, organizations need to uniquely identify devices to prevent adverse events occurring.

[BLOG SERIES] 7 Labeling Pain Points and How to Overcome Them

For any business, managing change is a constant challenge. This is particularly true in life science industries where regulatory changes and supply chain efficiencies are ever present and constantly evolving.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Survey results show labeling is critical to medical device companies

A 2015 survey carried out by PRISYM ID into the key labeling challenges for the medical device and life sciences industries, has identified regulatory compliance and supply chain efficiency as the key drivers for organizations needing to change or adapt their packaging and labeling operations.

The Proposal

How better engagement, frank disclosure and shared long-term goals can help medical device companies marry the right labeling partner. PRISYM ID’s Dave Taylor explains why it’s all about the proposal.

'Labeling Challenges' Blog Series, Issue #7 Three key considerations for implementing UDI

In the ever increasing interests of patient safety and efficient protection of public health, the FDA has adopted a rule for UDI in support of enhancing safety, with the aim of identifying errors involving medical devices and providing more rapid resolution of device problems.

'Labeling Challenges' Blog Series, Issue #6 The 3 Cs of Label Production

Recent UDI requirements have persuaded many medical device companies to review their labeling capabilities. This, alongside other regulatory, technological and market drivers, has led to a growing number of companies issuing Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to labeling solution vendors to address this key operational activity. However, many organizations still overlook the strategic importance of labeling and underestimate its impact right across the supply chain.

[Blog] The War on Error

Product recalls in the medical device industry are increasing – bringing a trail of destruction to companies’ operational efficiencies and profitability. Labeling error remains a common cause of recall – but it’s one that can easily be avoided.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The ABCs of IQ, OQ and PQ

LOL and OMG….today everyone knows what these internet slang terms mean and how to use them. You may also be familiar with Medical Device and Life Sciences specific acronyms for example IQ, OQ, and PQ. For those who are new to the very specific world of Life Sciences, we’ll try to debunk the myths around some of the terminology.  

‘Labeling Challenges’ Blog Series, Issue #5 Label Defect Control - Achieving zero-defect labeling

With the introduction of UDI, the need for medical device manufacturers to examine systems, processes and operations is intensifying. Product recalls in the medical device industry are increasing – impacting operational efficiencies and profitability. Labeling errors are a common cause of recall, but they can be easily avoided. The introduction of automated vision systems means there are more effective, efficient and secure ways of ensuring zero-defect labeling.