M-Files Deployed by Elekta for Cloud-based Quality Documentation and Business Process Management Across Globally Dispersed Business Units

Global medical technology company leverages M-Files in the cloud for quality assurance and regulatory submission management.

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Our evaluation team was impressed with the degree to which the unique metadata-driven approach lets us configure and adapt M-Files to meet our demanding requirements and specific business needs while maintaining compliance and control.

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2013

M-Files Inc., the developer of M-Files metadata-powered cloud, on-premise, and hybrid enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, today announced that Elekta (NASDAQ OMX: EKTAb), a leading international medical technology company, is deploying M-Files in the cloud to more effectively manage quality documentation and related processes for several key aspects of its global business.

Elekta provides clinical solutions for the entire spectrum of care in oncology, neurosurgery, radiosurgery and radiotherapy for precision treatment of cancer and brain disorders. Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in 6,000 hospitals globally, and every day more than 100,000 patients receive diagnosis, treatment or follow‐up with the help of the company's solutions.

Elekta’s quality assurance team was tasked with implementing an enterprise content management system to support a number of teams and projects with the goal of unifying the workflow processes of multiple teams spread across the globe and operating within different business units.

Elekta operates within a heavily-regulated industry, and selected M-Files to enable the company to address documentation and process requirements related to its compliance and quality initiatives. In addition, Elekta's global teams are utilizing M-Files for the management of documentation and related workflows to automate and optimize review and approval processes, which will improve efficiencies while ensuring all personnel are working from the latest versions of all documents.

"Elekta requires a highly flexible cloud-based content management solution that can scale to meet our current and future demands, while also providing a simple and intuitive user interface that can be quickly and easily adopted throughout the business," said Karen Wagener, Vice President of Global Quality Assurance at Elekta. "Our evaluation team was impressed with the degree to which the unique metadata-driven approach lets us configure and adapt M-Files to meet our demanding requirements and specific business needs while maintaining compliance and control."

"M-Files is enabling Elekta to achieve bottom-line business objectives by leveraging the cloud to improve document and data control processes within an established quality management framework," said Greg Milliken, president of M-Files Inc. "The metadata-driven architecture of M-Files uniquely combines capabilities for mainstream enterprise content management with support for quality and compliance in regulated industries to provide Elekta with a superior approach to improve collaboration and organizational efficiency while also ensuring that demanding regulatory requirements are met."

Elekta Taps M-Files for Management of Regulatory Submissions
As a leading medical technology company, Elekta must comply with both local and international regulations and standards, and the global quality assurance group is responsible for ensuring all processes are compliant and associated regulatory submissions are efficiently administered. The company is leveraging M-Files to manage essential functions related to these efforts, such as the ability to track all electronic documents and records from creation and approval to eventual disposal, including all related versions and modifications.

About Elekta
Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated, state-of-the-art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care. Stretching the boundaries of science and technology, providing intelligent and resource-efficient solutions that offer confidence to both healthcare providers and patients, Elekta aims to improve, prolong and even save patient lives. The company's corporate headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker EKTAb. For more information, visit http://www.elekta.com.

About M-Files Inc.
M-Files enterprise content management (ECM) solutions transform how businesses manage, secure and share information with a unique metadata-driven approach that organizes and processes content based on what it is, rather than where it resides. Thousands of businesses in over 105 countries use M-Files on-premise, in the cloud or in hybrid environments to improve productivity and quality, and to ensure compliance with industry regulations and standards, including companies such as AstraZeneca, Parker Hannifin, and EADS. For more information, visit http://www.m-files.com.