Tag: Enterprise Asset Management

  • The Impact of Quality Standards on Compounding Pharmacies

    Pharmaceutical compounding as we know today has grown exponentially since its origin – creating greater complexities than ever before. Drug compounding was once the job of local community pharmacists – preparing personalized medications based on patient-specific needs. More recently, the industry experienced a growth in mass production of compounded drugs due an increase in cost. […]

  • How To Track a Batch with the Batch Work Log

    Did you know that… Blue Mountain RAM’s Batch Work Generation Feature has a log you can read to track each batch and the outcome of the records it processed? The great thing about the Batch Work Log is that it not only tells you which work records were added, but also which work records were […]

  • Blue Mountain RAM Database: How to Optimize

    Furthering our knowledge of the Blue Mountain RAM Database, from the reasons for database growth to the optimization of general performance and facilitation of performance analysis, this second blog in our ‘Optimizing Blue Mountain RAM Database’ series will cover the necessary steps needed to optimize your database. Let’s begin by reviewing the maintenance procedures needed […]

  • Blue Mountain RAM Database: The Importance of Optimization

    The Blue Mountain RAM application records nearly every transaction that flows through the database layer in a table known as the “Transaction Log Table.” As system usage occurs over time, the data stored in this table becomes stale and can unnecessarily bloat the size of the database. In this blog series, we will uncover the […]

  • Lean Manufacturing Series: EAM Drives Lean Manufacturing

    As the third and final blog in our Lean Manufacturing Series, we are going to discuss the role Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) plays in a lean model. It is a known fact that Life Sciences companies must have a centralized system in place for their manufacturing processes in order to meet CGMP standards. EAM systems […]

  • Lean Manufacturing Series: Lean Manufacturing Compliments CGMP

    As mentioned in the first blog of our Lean Manufacturing Series, lean allows companies to meet FDA regulations and thrive in an increasingly competitive market. The lean model is becoming prominent in the Life Sciences industry. It is mandatory that companies adhere to CGMP standards. As a lean model does not make a company more […]

  • FDA’s Proposed Quality Metrics Guidance: Meeting FDA Requirements with Electronic Data

    To expand upon what we discussed in our first blog of this series, let’s take a look at the main focuses of the FDA’s proposed quality metrics guide. A few of their priorities include utilizing CAPA systems that enable continuous improvement, decreasing the number of unexpected and out-of-specification results, and gaining a deep understanding of […]

  • Lean Manufacturing Series: Lean in the Life Sciences Industry

    Lean manufacturing is becoming prominent in the Life Sciences industry. The model has seen much success in a variety of other industries. This blog series will focus on revealing how Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) can drive lean. We will shed light on lean in the Life Sciences industry; digging deeper into the understanding of how […]

  • Strong Adoption of EAM by the Biotech Industry

    There are several factors that have affected the growth and advancements of the Biotech industry over recent years. Over the last year in particular, we have seen a drastic increase in drugs and therapies being brought to market. It is evident that 2016 holds great opportunities for the innovation and production of novel drugs. Well-funded […]

  • The Importance of User Acceptance Testing in EAM/CMMS Implementations

    User acceptance testing (UAT) is an essential component to a successful and streamlined EAM/CMMS implementation. Going through high level User Acceptance Testing before data migration work is the key to reducing the need to reconfigure the EAM/CMMS software later in the implementation cycle. By gaining your teams buy-in on a configuration early in the implementation […]