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B. Braun

Managing regulated documents efficiently and cost-effectively

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Sixty per cent cost reduction for approval processes

Our electronic releases only cost a third as much as our paper releases.

Dr. Frank Meyer, Head of QM Applications, B. Braun

Challenge

  • To consolidate what were previously more than 1,800 workflows into five automated workflows
  • Company-wide ECM platform
  • To enable electronic signatures compliant with FDA 21 CFR Part 11, German Signature Act (SigG), 1999/93/EC

Product(s)

Value

  • Faster approval processes resulting in clear cost reductions
  • Maintenance of compliance rules with out-of-the-box functionality
  • Global access with online workflows for regulated and non-regulated documents

About B. Braun

B. Braun is a family-owned company that provides products and services to the global healthcare industry. More specifically, the company supplies products for anaesthesia, intensive care, cardiology, extracorporeal blood treatment and surgery, as well as services for hospitals, general practitioners and the home care sector. Through exchanging knowledge with customers, B. Braun constantly generates new findings, which are then incorporated into product development. As a result, the company and its innovative products and services contribute to optimising workflows in hospitals and practices worldwide and to improving safety for patients, doctors and care staff. In 2011, B. Braun generated €4.6B in revenue with a staff of approximately 44,000 in more than 50 countries.