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January 2018 Blog Posts (32)

Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Management and Audit



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An environmental, health and safety (EHS) management and audit program is now a prerequisite for organizations in various kinds of business. Allied to the…

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Added by John Robinson on January 31, 2018 at 4:47am — No Comments

Developing an effective HR compliance program



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Added by John Robinson on January 30, 2018 at 5:09am — No Comments

How to choose a supply chain management solution



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Any business that opts for a supply chain management solution has to have clarity on how to choose a supply chain management solution. This is because the…

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Added by John Robinson on January 29, 2018 at 5:20am — No Comments

What is the purpose of lyophilization & Where it will be applied?

Lyophilization is the clinical term for freeze-drying. In the simplest terms, it can be described as a technical process in which the moisture level of many materials is reduced, most times frozen, for the purpose of creating a new product or an ingredient.

When an injectable drug is freeze-dried -this is the process of lyophilization -its compounds are stabilized. This reconstitution process is…

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Added by Compliance4all on January 25, 2018 at 5:13am — No Comments

The Challenges before the Supply Chain Management and Logistics Industry



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A look at the challenges before the supply chain management and logistics industry is instructive. Huge figures sit rather incongruously with the reality of the industry, which is that while from a universal point of view, the industry has been growing at a steady rate and is set…

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Added by John Robinson on January 25, 2018 at 5:03am — No Comments

Food Production Is A Modern Agricultural Miracle So Why Is It Under Attack

Agriculture is under attack. Environmentalists label modern farming as unsustainable, blaming farming for polluting the planet and destroying the climate. But today’s food is abundant and nutritious—a modern agricultural miracle.

From 1961 to 2013, world population more than doubled from 3.1 to 7.2 billion. But agricultural output more than tripled over the same period, according to data from the United…

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Added by Compliance4all on January 24, 2018 at 5:16am — No Comments

Trends that will shape Supply Chain and Logistics in 2017



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Trends that will shape Supply Chain and Logistics in 2017 is an interesting topic to think about. Though most of the trends are a takeoff from the previous years, unless something really disrupting happens out of the blue at some point of time in the year; the signals…

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Added by John Robinson on January 24, 2018 at 5:06am — No Comments

Global Supply Chain Regulatory Compliance



Global supply chain regulatory compliance has become more important than ever before because of the confluence of a number of factors. As globalization becomes inevitable and inescapable, the global supply chain is one of the core arenas in which it plays out. The outgrowth brought about…

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Added by John Robinson on January 23, 2018 at 5:33am — No Comments

How a new technology is changing the lives of people who cannot speak

Last November, Joe Morris, a 31-year-old film-maker from London, noticed a sore spot on his tongue. He figured he’d bitten himself in his sleep and thought nothing more about it until halfway through the winter holidays, when he realised the sore was still with him. He Googled “cut on tongue won’t heal” and, after sifting through pages of medical information on oral cancer, he decided to call his doctor.

The cut was…

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Added by Compliance4all on January 23, 2018 at 5:05am — No Comments

To ICO or Not to ICO? That Is The Question for Today’s Startups

Aung Kyaw Moe and Jun Hasegawa have a lot in common.…

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Added by Compliance4all on January 22, 2018 at 5:28am — No Comments

Why Trade Compliance and Logistics Must Work Together



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Trade compliance and logistics must work together for a number of important reasons. While on the surface, trade compliance for logistics may seem burdensome for many organizations, the benefits of getting their trade compliance and logistics to work together are…

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Added by John Robinson on January 22, 2018 at 5:21am — No Comments

Biocompatibility testing and evaluations for medical devices

Biocompatibility testing and evaluations for medical devices is a vital component of patient safety, for it is the only effective means to ensuring that a medical device or any related material, when it happens to come into contact with the patient’s body has to not only perform its intended purpose and function; it should also not result in adverse reactions for the patient.…

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Added by Compliance4all on January 19, 2018 at 4:59am — No Comments

What is logistics and supply chain management?

Logistics and supply chain management (SCM) constitute a very important element of businesses. Getting the logistics and supply chain management aspects right is necessary for the smooth flow of products from their source to destination, during the course of which many…

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Added by John Robinson on January 19, 2018 at 4:50am — No Comments

Cyber security startups fall on harder times

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A wave of cyber attacks by criminals, spies and hacker activists should make these heady days for U.S. cyber security startups.

Instead, many in the crowded market are struggling to live up to their early promise. In some cases, the security products they developed have been overtaken by advances in cyber hacking, according to industry executives and venture capitalists. In others, larger competitors have come out with similar technology and locked down…

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Added by Compliance4all on January 18, 2018 at 5:15am — No Comments

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – a look



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Added by John Robinson on January 18, 2018 at 5:04am — No Comments

Why It's So Hard To Shop For Health Care

Shopping for health care is kind of like going to a grocery store where there aren’t any price tags. That jar of spaghetti sauce might cost $4, or maybe $50. But in health care you typically don’t find out prices until you get to the checkout counter. People with one kind of card pay one price, those with another pay a different one, and you may do better or worse if you offer cash.

Last year Montana lawmakers, frustrated by how hard it is…

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Added by Compliance4all on January 17, 2018 at 5:05am — No Comments

The FDA Export Reform and Enhancement Act of 1996 – a brief understanding



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Added by John Robinson on January 17, 2018 at 4:39am — No Comments

EDITORIAL – Conor O’Dea: A coup for Cayman Finance

A standard disclaimer in investment literature warns that “past performance is not indicative of future results.” But in the case of Conor O’Dea, the financial services veteran recently selected as chairman of Cayman Finance, a waiver of that warning would be perfectly appropriate.

Mr. O’Dea’s sterling professional track record, decades in the making, gives us confidence in his ability to lead Cayman Finance, along with CEO Jude Scott, to new altitudes of success.

The new…

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Added by Compliance4all on January 16, 2018 at 5:23am — No Comments

Effective Complaint Handling Guidelines serve as a basis for improvements in medical devices



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Added by John Robinson on January 16, 2018 at 4:44am — No Comments

Telehealth Gives Rural Missouri More Access to Health Care

ST. ROBERT, Mo. (AP) — With a population just shy of 5,000, the town of St. Robert lies just south of the heart of Missouri. It’s one of the many rural towns in the state that finds alternatives to health care access through the internet.

Since the early 1990s, the telehealth network has helped connect patients to health care providers from their own homes. Increasing…

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Added by Compliance4all on January 12, 2018 at 4:49am — No Comments

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