ISPE, PDA Sign MOU on Quality Metrics & Culture

May 07, 2018

ISPE and PDA announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to exchange information regarding their respective efforts on Quality Metrics and Quality Culture.

ISPE Cultural Excellence ReportISPE published their Culture Excellence Report in May of 2017 that shared the vision of quality culture improvements across six dimensions and has also collected, analyzed, and published industry survey data that correlates pharmaceutical manufacturing metrics to quality outcomes.

PDA pursued a Quality Culture Assessment to define quality culture attributes and has collected, analyzed and published data and worked to establish a correlation to operational excellence.

Under the MOU, the two organizations agree to share relevant documents developed by their respective quality metrics/culture teams. The MOU leaves open the possibility that ISPE and PDA could directly collaborate on these topics in the future.