Implementing a Quality Management System (QMS) in a laboratory can provide numerous benefits, including:
Consistent Quality: A QMS can help you ensure the consistent quality of your services and products. By establishing and following standard operating procedures (SOPs) for all laboratory activities, you can reduce the risk of errors and ensure that you produce accurate and reliable results.
Compliance with Standards: A QMS can help you comply with all major regulatory standards including ISO 15189, ISO 1725 and ISO 9001. By implementing a QMS, you can demonstrate your adherence to these standards and improve chances of passing inspections and audits as well as making it a simple process to maintain accreditation once you have it!
Increased Efficiency: A QMS can help you streamline your processes and reduce waste, leading to increased efficiency. By establishing clear procedures and workflows, you can reduce the time and effort required for tasks, minimise the risk of errors, and improve turnaround times for results.
Enhanced Risk Management: A QMS can help you identify and mitigate risks associated with laboratory activities. By establishing processes to identify and evaluate risks, you can take proactive measures to prevent issues from arising and minimise the impact of issues that do occur. Want to find out more about Risk Management? Read our White Paper on Risk Management.
Improved Customer Satisfaction: A QMS can help you better understand and meet customer needs and expectations. By implementing processes to collect and analyse customer feedback, you can identify areas for improvement and take corrective actions to improve customer satisfaction.
iPassport is a QMS that is used by over 40k people worldwide in the healthcare industry. It helps you to proactively manage compliance efforts, identify and address potential issues, and demonstrate a commitment to quality and regulatory requirements. iPassport’s easy-to-use modules include: Document Control, Comprehensive Auditing, Non-compliance and Audit Management, Risk Management as well as Team, Supplier, Customer and Asset Management.
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