Quality Assurance (QA) Tools

Quality assurance tools for regulated or ISO-compliant companies can improve and simplify quality processes.

Quality assurance tools help companies manage quality processes. Digital tools streamline deviations, corrective and preventive actions (CAPAs), and other processes. Digital tools built on the same platform provide further visibility into a company’s quality assurance. This is ideal for maintaining compliance and resolving issues before they escalate.

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Quality Assurance Tools for a Closed-Loop QMS

Digital quality assurance tools are the best way to implement a closed-loop quality management system (QMS). The tools are interconnected, so any quality event can be tracked through to resolution. Automated routing prevents bottlenecks, and the digital system provides an automatic audit trail. 


21 CFR Part 210-211

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other regulatory bodies set current good manufacturing practices (CGMPs) for pharmaceutical manufacturing. Using quality assurance tools makes quality part of the product development process instead of an afterthought. Pharmaceutical companies can use these tools to prevent mistakes before they happen and effectively resolve quality events.

21 CFR Part 820

Medical device manufacturers must comply with 21 CFR Part 820, which outlines current good manufacturing practices (CGMPs) for medical devices. Quality assurance tools keep manufacturers in compliance with part 820 and guarantee safety and quality in finished products.

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Document Control


Documents are involved in all quality processes. Digital document control solutions use automation to keep documents moving through the approval process. Everyone involved can collaborate and give their approval online.




Training is an essential part of quality. Digital training management systems track training records and ensure all employees are up to date on training. MasterControl Training is connected to MasterControl Documents, which allows automatic training tasks to be sent out when standard operating procedures (SOPs) or work instructions are updated.




Corrective and preventive action (CAPA) is overwhelming without quality assurance tools. With the MasterControl solution users can launch a CAPA from other tools, such as customer complaints, deviations, nonconformances, etc. The tool ensures quality events are investigated and resolved in a timely manner.




Regulatory audits and inspections are nerve-wracking. However, a digital audit management tool can help a company be prepared for an audit at any time. When all quality-related information is in the same system it can easily be retrieved and shown to an auditor.

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