Monthly Archives: August 2014

August Column with Pharma IQ

My July column has just been posted with Pharma IQ.  To read it please click here:   http://www.pharma-iq.com/informatics/columns/managing-serialisation-impacts-of-serialisation/  

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Causes of Proofreading Errors 14 – Relying on electronic proofreading tools to do everything

Modern electronic proofreading tools provide an excellent way of minimising the risk of artwork errors going undetected. Table 14.1 lists the typical types of tools used during proofreading activity. Table 14.1 Typical Proofreading Tools Tool Type Typical Uses in Proofreading … Continue reading

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Causes of Proofreading Errors 13 – Not proofreading all elements because of a lack of tools

One very simple reason for inadequate proofreading being performed is that the appropriate tools are not available. At it’s simplest level, we have come across situations where there was no way for the proof reader to print out documents at … Continue reading

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Causes of Proofreading Errors 12 – Not ensuring that people have quality time to do their work

As anyone involved in Quality will tell you that not providing adequate quality time to perform tasks is a sure way to introduce errors and non-compliance. Proofreading is no exception to this rule and seems to suffer particularly badly due … Continue reading

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