Real Lean Transformation

Accelerated Release

 Accelerated ReleaseIn regulated industries, it is not unusual to find that the lead-time for final product testing and review of the batch documentation represents a significant proportion of the overall manufacturing lead-time. Given that long lead-times inevitably mean high levels of expensive inventory (and associated costs), it is no surprise that many healthcare manufacturing companies are beginning to take a hard look at their ‘release processes’ which include product testing, review and approval of batch documentation and the processing of exceptions and deviations.

This Article examines how companies can Reduce Costs and Improve Lead-times for Final Product Testing and Batch Documentation Review by Re-engineering their 'Release Processes'.