TAMPA, Fla.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Pilgrim Quality Solutions, a leading global provider of enterprise quality management software (QMS) and services for the Life Sciences, today announced that Hardy Diagnostics, a manufacturer of medical devices for clinical and industrial laboratories, has selected Pilgrim to deploy its QMS solutions in the cloud to support Hardy’s quality automation initiatives at its key manufacturing sites and distribution/service centers.
“In today’s highly regulated industries, accuracy of data and real-time document and training management are critical paths to a company’s quality compliance”
Hardy Diagnostics will implement Pilgrim’s SmartSolve® QMS platform as its single source for Quality Compliance management, replacing previous disparate systems and increasing visibility of quality processes across the enterprise. It will deploy the integrated SmartSolve solutions deployed in the Pilgrim Cloud.
“We selected Pilgrim as our quality solution provider based on its track record of leadership in the Life Sciences arena, and the proven capabilities of its comprehensive, closed-loop platform for quality improvement and regulatory compliance,” said Sue Pruett, Director of Quality at Hardy Diagnostics. “We’re confident that the SmartSolve solutions will enable us to streamline ongoing quality processes, better assess potential risk, and drive continuous improvement within our operations as we continue to grow.”
Hardy Diagnostics initially will deploy SmartSolve Document Management that allows employees on-demand access to controlled documents, and will facilitate electronic and mobile-ready change control and approval processes to expedite document lifecycle management. In tandem, the SmartSolve Training Management module will enable better enforcement of standard operating procedures and training, provide for improved visibility of training requirements and reports, and ensure that Hardy Diagnostics maintains a competent, certified, and compliant workforce across the enterprise.
“In today’s highly regulated industries, accuracy of data and real-time document and training management are critical paths to a company’s quality compliance,” said Richard Lowrey, Pilgrim’s Chief Executive Officer. “Our integrated quality and compliance management solutions will help Hardy Diagnostics cost-effectively create, manage and share critical documents, processes, and best practices throughout the entire enterprise, and support compliance with ISO and other regulatory standards.”
Following implementation of Pilgrim’s Document and Training management, Hardy Diagnostics will introduce additional key components of the integrated SmartSolve suite, including solutions for Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA) and Nonconformance Management, as well as Audit, Complaints, and Supplier Quality management.
About Hardy Diagnostics
Hardy Diagnostics, founded in 1980, is an FDA licensed and ISO 13485 certified manufacturer of medical devices for microbiological procedures in both clinical and industrial laboratories. Hardy Diagnostics manufactures over 2,700 different products for the culture and identification of bacteria and fungi, as well as reagents and media for use by molecular biology researchers. Over 9,000 laboratories throughout the nation rely on Hardy Diagnostics for their supplies. www.HardyDiagnostics.com
Pilgrim Quality Solutions is the leader in quality compliance management software and services for Life Sciences. For more than 20 years, our solutions have automated thousands of processes across global company sites to manage the quality and compliance of life’s most important products. Our cloud-based and on-premise solutions include in-the-box best practice workflows, document and process management, dashboards, electronic signatures, audit trails, and automated validation – helping companies more easily achieve quality system compliance and pass regulatory audits. Pilgrim Quality Solutions is majority owned by Boston-based private equity firm, Riverside Partners LLC. With Pilgrim Quality Solutions as your partner, you are prepared to succeed. For more information, visit www.pilgrimquality.com.
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