FDAnews Announces — Failure Investigations: Treating the Root Cause, Not the Symptoms Webinar, June 29, 2016

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How do manufacturers document failure investigations so that regulators can see they’re on top of the situation? Join Karl Vahey, Associate Director of Manufacturing Quality at Medtronic, on June 29 as he walks webinar attendees through a step-by-step guide to effective root cause analysis.

Failure Investigations:
Treating the Root Cause, Not the Symptoms
June 29, 2016 — 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET
http://www.fdanews.com/failureinvestigations                

Failure investigations are more than must-do quality tasks. They can lead to scrap reduction, rework reduction, cost cuts and process improvements.

It’s good to treat the root cause, not the symptoms.

Join Karl Vahey, Associate Director of Manufacturing Quality at Medtronic, on June 29 as he walks attendees through a step-by-step guide to effective root cause analysis.

Attendees will learn:

  •     The importance of a failure investigation
  •     The steps in a failure investigation
  •     How to use Fault Tree Analysis and Failure and Effect Analysis
  •     How to write a good executive summary
  •     Practical dos and don’ts of lessons learned from more than 10 case studies

Register today and learn how to conduct an effective root cause analysis.

Meet the Presenter:
Karl Vahey
Senior Director Manufacturing Quality of Europe and Asia, Medtronic

Karl Vahey is currently the Senior Director Manufacturing Quality with Medtronic. Karl has 25 years of experience in the medical device industry and has worked in Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Systems Compliance. His current responsibilities include overseeing Quality Operations for manufacturing facilities in Asia and Europe.

Who Will Benefit:
Creating the procedures, developing the records, and ensuring compliance is a team effort involving many functions and disciplines. This includes people in the following roles:

  •     Quality Managers
  •     Quality Engineers
  •     Quality Auditors
  •     Regulatory Managers
  •     Complaint Handling Specialists
  •     Data Analysts
  •     Adverse Event Specialists

Webinar Details:
Failure Investigations:
Treating the Root Cause, Not the Symptoms
June 29, 2016 — 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET
http://www.fdanews.com/failureinvestigations                

Tuition:
$287 per site

Easy Ways to Register:
Online:     http://www.fdanews.com/failureinvestigations        
By phone: 888-838-5578 or 703-538-7600

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