Facilitating Client Audits: The Contract Laboratory Perspective

July 15, 2002
Barbara Carter-Hamm

,
Gary Vinson

BioPharm International, BioPharm International-07-01-2002, Volume 15, Issue 7

by Gary Vinson, and Barbara Carter-Hamm, Magellan Pharmaceutical Development Pharmaceutical companies rely on outsourcing organizations that anticipate and prepare for client audits. Such contractor companies become collaborative partners. A technically proficient contract organization understands client needs, knows the regulatory environment in which drug development takes place, and sees a client audit as a professional opportunity to show its expertise.