9 Quality Management System Concepts

9 Quality Management system concepts

 

This article explains the 9 Quality Management System Concepts.

The main objectives of the Quality Management System are:

  1. Recognize interested party requirements including Licenses to Trade, guidelines, customer requirements, and the chosen management system standard(s).
  2. Ensure that all requirements have been met.
  3. Confirm that employees receive applicable training in the quality system requirements.
  4. Determine processes, their interaction, inputs, and outputs.
  5. Produce records or evidence that system requirements have been met.
  6. Measure, monitor, and report the performance of the QMS.
  7. Plan changes to the QMS and take actions to address risks and opportunities as a result of changes.
  8. Perform internal audits to analyze the QMS and correct nonconformities.
  9. Continually improve the QMS.

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REFERENCES:

For more information about Quality Management System Concepts, refer to:

httpss://the9000store.com/iso-9001-2015-requirements/what-is-iso-9001-quality-management-system/

httpss://asq.org/quality-resources/quality-management-system

httpss://www.iso.org/files/live/sites/isoorg/files/store/en/PUB100080.pdf

httpss://www.fda.gov/files/drugs/published/Overview-of-Quality-System-Regulation.pdf

httpss://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/postmarket-requirements-devices/quality-system-qs-regulationmedical-device-good-manufacturing-practices

httpss://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/CFRSearch.cfm?CFRPart=820&showFR=1

httpss://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/quality-system-qs-regulationmedical-device-good-manufacturing-practices/medical-devices-current-good-manufacturing-practice-cgmp-final-rule-quality-system-regulation

httpss://ispe.org/initiatives/regulatory-resources/gmp

httpss://www.fda.gov/media/73141/download

Food and Drug Administration References: Quality Management System Concepts

  1. Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Terminology (Division of Field Investigations, Office of Regional Operations, Office of Regulatory Affairs, FDA 1995)
  2. General Principles of Software Validation; Final Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff (FDA, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, 2002)
  3. Guidance for Industry, FDA Reviewers, and Compliance on Off-The-Shelf Software Use in Medical Devices (FDA, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, 1999)
  4. Pharmaceutical CGMPs for the 21st Century: A Risk-Based Approach; A Science and Risk-Based Approach to Product Quality Regulation Incorporating an Integrated Quality Systems ApproachExternal Link Disclaimer (FDA 2002)
  5. httpss://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/part-11-electronic-records-electronic-signatures-scope-and-application
  6. httpss://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/CFRSearch.cfm?CFRPart=11&showFR=1

Industry References: Quality Management System Concepts

  1. The Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP) Guide for Validation of Automated Systems, GAMP 4 (ISPE/GAMP Forum, 2001) (https://www.ispe.org/gamp/)
  2. ISO/IEC 17799:2000 (BS 7799:2000) Information technology – Code of practice for information security management (ISO/IEC, 2000)
  3. ISO 14971:2002 Medical Devices- Application of risk management to medical devices (ISO, 2001)
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