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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 Challenges’ Blog Series, Issue #4: Reduce waste and spend - Insert management on demand

It is a constant struggle for medical device, pharmaceutical and clinical trial organizations to keep on top of all the newest regulations, certifications and required updates in a timely fashion. In this day and age of ever changing policies and country-specific labelling requirements, maintaining booklets has become a cumbersome manual process ̶ and they are expensive to produce.

‘Labeling Challenges’ Blog Series, Issue #3: Managing the complexities of global labeling requirements

All global manufacturers, including medical device manufacturers, wrestle with country of origin labeling requirements in one way or another. It can be especially confusing and complex in an environment where kits or packs are assembled, such as instrument manufacturing, or where complex devices are sold – which may include supply components from many territories.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The FDA's UDI Initiative – A Definitive Guide

It’s no surprise the medical device industry has been struggling with recalls for a number of years due to labeling errors. Did you know that during the period of 2003 to 2012 there was a 97% increase in medical device recalls?

‘Labeling Challenges’ Blog Series, Issue #2: Expansion and global labeling – Controlling the chaos

The medical device industry landscape is constantly in a state of flux with billions of dollars changing hands on a daily basis. Expansions. Mergers. Acquisitions. Restructuring. Spinouts. Downsizing. New regulations. Emerging markets. It’s all enough to make your head spin.

‘Labeling Challenges’ Blog Series, Issue #1: Multilingual Labeling – Does it really have to be so difficult?

As medical device, pharmaceutical and clinical trial organizations seek to leverage existing products in new markets, or look to extend product ranges in existing geographies, the requirement to ensure that packaging is accessible to the population in that particular market has become increasingly important.

[VIDEO] Label Inspection Systems - Can They Really Safeguard Against Product Recalls?

In the medical device industry, label integrity and patient safety are popular mantras – especially when you are dealing with the FDA. Unfortunately, labeling errors during production have contributed to a significant rise in medical device recalls over the past year.

Medical Device Labeling: It’s challenging – We understand your angst! Introducing the 'Labeling Challenges' blog series...

Regardless of the industry that you are in, labeling can be seen as a daunting task with many associated challenges. And that is especially true in the medical device, pharmaceutical and clinical trials industry.

Improving Data Management to Mitigate Risks in Clinical Trial Local Language Labeling

The question of how pharmaceutical R&D and clinical supplies organizations control source data for local languages is currently one of the biggest issues facing clinical trial labeling and packaging. 

Increasing Operational Efficiency: taking a 360° view

Increasing operational efficiency is an aim for all medical device manufacturers and is a driver for change for many organizations. But the question is how without affecting every day operations?