Almac launches web-based label approval process for clinical trials
14 April 2010
Almac Clinical Services has launched a new web-based clinical
Label Approval System (LAS), a unique workflow-based label approval
LAS gives users full online review, amendment, traceability and
control functionality regardless of geographic location.
This is the latest addition to the Almac Clinical Services
portfolio in improving the overall clinical label approval process.
Traditionally manual in scope and highly labour intensive, this
system development will automate the approval process and speed up
the time taken to generate labels for investigational products. It
will ensure all steps involved in the label approval are easily
visible, traceable and actionable to users — eliminating the need
for reliance on email, fax and hard copy, thereby speeding up the
The system includes multiple reports so users have full
traceability for reviews, edits and approval allowing them to
identify any bottlenecks in the label approval process and improve
the overall efficiency of clinical label generation.
Paul O’Connor, Vice President of Quality, Almac Clinical Services
said, "I am delighted to announce the launch of our new Label
Approval System — we have invested significantly in the development
of this new system which is the latest in a series of process
improvements to remove bottlenecks in the clinical supply chain.
This latest offering to our service portfolio range will be of major
interest to our clients within the Pharmaceutical and Biotech
industries who are seeking faster routes to get their drugs to
This latest launch also coincides with the launch of a new web
based Shipping Temperature Electronic Monitoring System (stems).
Upon download, stems equips clinical supply professionals with
immediate visibility over all crucial shipment temperature reports.
This enables users to make instant decisions 24/7 on their clinical
supplies without the need for monitor returns or faxing of results.