Definition – PV Remote Audit
The conduct of a PV audit without physically being present on-site.
The audit may be conducted via telephone/teleconference, videoconference/WebEx.
Reasons for conducting PV Remote Audits
Pandemics, natural disasters at the audit location
Travel and security issues at the audit location
Remote vs. on-site approach selected for low risk parties as assessed during risk assessment of audit universe
Narrow audit scope not warranting an on-site visit
Obtaining information for risk management universe
How Zigzag can support you
Zigzag can support you by conducting PV Remote Audits. In addition Zigzag can support you with the development of audit questionnaires and assist with the preparations for PV Remote Audits.
Zigzag have experience in conducting PV Remote Audits of:
Affiliates / Local Operating Companies
Market Research Agencies
Patient Support Programme Providers
Zigzag can also provide you with training on how to tackle this innovative auditing approach from sharing best practices to ensuring you meet regulatory compliance requirements when conducting audits remotely.
Ejaz Butt, Associate Director of PV at Zigzag presented on the topic of PV Remote Auditing at the RQA West and Wales Regional Forum on 21st April 2016.
The topic raised some interesting discussion and highlighted the need for companies to adapt to handle the increasing demand for PV Remote Audits.
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The above article was prepared by Zahra Khokher, PV Auditor/QA Manager.
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