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Efficiently Managing Globally Dispersed Clinical Trial Documentation

Posted in Life Sciences, Operations Management on Wednesday, March 21st, 2012. No comments yet
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I had a chance to connect with Emerson’s Michalle Adkins, a Senior Consultant on the Global Life Sciences Industry Solutions team. She shared a story about a leading company, which conducts clinical trials for pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers. Their challenge in conducting these clinical trials is the requirement to manage a huge number of documents […]

Using Operational Excellence Techniques to Understand and Solve Business Problems

Posted in Life Sciences, Operations Management on Wednesday, February 15th, 2012. 7 comments so far
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Pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers, like other process manufacturers, are under constant pressure to improve the performance of their business—product quality, safety, plant efficiency, and throughput. Emerson’s Michalle Adkins, a senior consultant on the Life Sciences industry team, shared details of an Operational Excellence (OE) program that she and her fellow consultants have developed. She notes […]

Shrinking that Cycle Time

Posted in Life Sciences, Operations Management on Friday, February 19th, 2010. No comments yet
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An Emerson fellow blogger, Alan Babbitt, and his Emerson Global Life Sciences Blog was first to the scene to cover a great Bioprocess International article, Hurry Up and Wait? The article, by Emerson senior Life Sciences industry consultant, Michalle Adkins, describes the problems manual processes have on product cycle times for highly regulated process manufacturers. […]