Validation of cms used for compliance with regulatory requirements in pharma industries
VALIDATION OF SOFTWARE (CHANGE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE) USED FOR COMPLIANCE WITH REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS IN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES Devesh Sharma M. Pharm (DRA) [email_address]
CMS Quality management system: change control Industry specific solution Business ready with regulatory compliance
A comprehensive client server based tool that enables organization to effectively manage changes to process, documents (STPs/ SOPs/ Procedures), facilities, hardware, software, engineering, products, equipments, protocols and other areas. Specifically designed for pharmaceutical Mfg. units and to ensure compliance.
CMS centralizes and automates the change control process across the entire organization.
This is a Operational / Performance Qualification protocol, for software package CMS (21 CFR Part 11 compliant) The validation involved Operational/ Performance qualification activities for CMS in order to ensure that it functions consistently according to pre determined specifications.
Aim of present work To provide record of the key features of the software as currently installed; To ensure that there was sufficient information available to enable the software to be operated and maintained safely, effectively, and consistently; To generate qualification protocol document for CMS
Scope This qualification protocol covered the multi user version of CMS located in facility.
How is validation done General validation activities cycle
V-Model to illustrate how all aspects of validation process integrate tightly
Which computer systems need to be validated? Any computer systems that involves GxP application, requires validation.
<ul><li>CMS validation requirements </li></ul><ul><li>CMS OQ/PQ requirements </li></ul><ul><li>The following requirement apply to CMS OQ/PQ activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Verify that the software system operates and performs in accordance with the requirements. </li></ul>
OQ / PQ QUALIFICATION TEST SHEETS These included: Test step ID Test step objective Instructions / Input Expected results / output Actual result
Results The software system CMS met with the predetermined requirements; it qualified operationally.
Future aspects Pharmaceutical industry has, as has the rest of the world, been dramatically impacted by information technology and data processing concepts. There is hardly any area in the industry where need of computerization is not felt.
Software systems are being increasingly accepted as an essential part of a modern, progressive pharma industry and organizations. Industries are opting to get most of their operations computerized including quality assurance, quality control, production, sales, training and development etc. Change management: an integral part of all activities.