Western Institutional Review Board Receives ISO Certification

March 16, 2015

WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), the world’s largest provider of regulatory and ethical review services and software to support clinical research, announced today that its Western Institutional Review Board® company has been certified to ISO 9001:2008 by BSI.

WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), a provider of regulatory and ethical review services and software to support clinical research, announced that its Western Institutional Review Board® (WIRB®) company has been certified to ISO 9001:2008, which means that it operates an excellent quality management system.

 

All ISO 9000 standards are based on a series of quality management principles. They require company leaders to establish clear goals and objectives for their quality management system and endeavor to get all their employees involved. Participating companies adopt a strong customer focus with employees aiming not just to meet customer expectations but to exceed them. They also take both a process- and systems-based management approach, and strive for continual improvement in their company’s overall performance, using internal audits to track progress. ISO 9001:2008 is implemented by more than one million companies and organizations in more than 170 countries, according to ISO.

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