In these tough economic times, an efficiently run lean laboratory makes sense. Lean laboratories focus on testing that delivers quick, cost-effective results. This organizational process has also been used in the manufacturing industries to produce dynamic results. Pharmaceutical consultants emphasize that a lean laboratory saves resources, time, and expenses – which is much needed in the competitive pharmaceutical industry.
The pharmaceutical industry is a complex sector due to the many regulations and laws governing it, as well as the varied roles that it fulfils. There is a need for strict regulations over the manufacturing, researching and distribution of the medicines and medicinal devices that are produced by the industry so that any risk posed to the general public is effectively reduced.
In the past month, I’ve had the opportunity to chat with a few people about career and educational choices and changes they’re making as a result of (dramatic drum roll, please) “the economy”.