Quality Analytics and Decision Support (QUADS)

The EY QUADS solution provides life sciences organizations with actionable insights they can trust to monitor and improve quality across operations.

What EY can do for you

Increasingly complex supply chains and evolving regulatory landscapes require a greater focus on quality beyond just compliance. EY QUADS helps bring quality on the shop floor to drive greater visibility and improve resiliency. EY QUADS drives improvements with timely insights into:

  • Cycle times and bottlenecks
  • Root-cause analysis 
  • Repeat incidents
  • External network performance

EY QUADS is a comprehensive analytics and decision-support platform that provides deep insights into life sciences quality and operations. The benefits of using EY QUADS include:

  • Better decisions. Drive proactive action with faster, more fact-based decision-making.
  • Better compliance. Improve compliance with internal processes and external regulations to drive better quality and reporting accuracy.
  • Better performance. Foster a culture of continuous improvement that helps people across your organization achieve their targets and get more done.

EY QUADS empowers leaders to gain deeper insights into quality and operations, providing significant value beyond compliance.

Key solution features include:

  • Decision support

    Insights develop through clustering, cycle-time analysis, root cause analysis, control charting, etc.

  • Ad hoc analysis

    EY QUADS enables users to perform ad hoc analysis to investigate performance issues.

  • Automated reports

    Productivity improvements are made through automation of management and health authority reporting.

  • Global quality scorecard

    The scorecard allows users to evaluate the overall performance of products, sites and vendors and compare with global scorecards.

  • Data collection portals

    These integrate with contract service provider data for greater visibility into contractor operations and support for regulatory reporting.

  • Data integration

    This integrates quality systems, lab systems, enterprise resource planning (ERP), training systems, document management systems, training and other systems to enable end-to-end visibility.

The EY QUADS solution provides leadership with real-time, end-to-end visibility into quality management processes, unlocking better decision support across increasingly complex health care and life sciences operations.

EY QUADS solution framework

Why EY

Our quality management professionals help health care and life sciences companies turn quality and compliance into a competitive advantage by leveraging our leading EY QUADS solution to support performance targets and promote a data-driven, continuous improvement culture across the organization.

Key considerations for continuous improvement:

  • How are we doing as an organization and what performance targets should we set?
  • How can we better equip our teams to improve performance and exceed regulatory expectations?
  • What performance improvement opportunities should be implemented to improve productivity and quality performance?
  • How can we look at operations holistically to enable planning and support on-time availability of our products to the patients?
  • How do contract service providers compare when it comes to quality performance?
  • How can we get better insights into the impact of quality actions on broader operations?
  • How can we comprehensively investigate complaints and improve patient experiences?
  • How can we predict and proactively monitor quality issues to protect our operations?

How can we help?

Contact us to know how EY can support your Life Sciences organization.