Dr. Pfleger Selects TrackWise Digital to Enable Digital Quality Management Across Growing Pharmaceutical Operations

HAMILTON, NJ – NOVEMBER 16, 2020 – Today, Sparta Systems announced that Dr. Pfleger Arzneimittel GmbH, a leading pharmaceutical company in Germany, has selected TrackWise Digital® as their cloud-based, next-generation quality management platform.  

Dr. Pfleger will implement the TrackWise Digital suite for core Quality processes (Quality Event, CAPA, Change Control and Audit Management), Supplier Quality Management, Document Management, and Training Management to seamlessly connect quality processes and data across their manufacturing operations and suppliers. TrackWise Digital will be integrated with Dr. Pfleger’s ERP system to increase visibility and improve oversight of quality management activity.  

“At Dr. Pfleger, we strive to develop innovative medicines and take sustainable responsibility to improve the health and wellness of our society. To that effort, we wanted to go paperless across quality. TrackWise Digital will automate and streamline quality processes, allowing us to focus on more value-add activities such as product improvement, training and customer care.” said Dr. Ralf Grulke, Dr. Pfleger Head of Quality Assurance. “With TrackWise Digital, we have a robust digital QMS platform that will help our team identify issues faster and more proactively, as well as to adapt to regulatory changes with relative ease. We wanted a partner with the domain expertise, solutions, and services to support the needs of our company as we grow. That’s why Sparta’s industry reputation and track record were key factors in our selection. “ 

TrackWise Digital will support Dr. Pfleger’s digital transformation initiative to connect quality data and processes across the enterprise. This will improve operational performance and collaboration by enabling a more data-driven approach to decision making and continuous business improvement. 

“Companies like Dr. Pfleger, who have a passion for innovation and improving patient safety inspire us.” Said Stephen McCarthy, Sparta Vice President of Digital Innovation. “With TrackWise Digital, Sparta enables Dr. Pfleger to reduce the regulatory risks of manual processes and accelerate their pursuit of delivering high-quality, groundbreaking medicines.” 

About Dr. Pfleger Arzneimittel GmbH 

Dr. Pfleger Arzneimittel GmbH is a medium-sized pharmaceutical company with over 390 employees and a sales turnover of €99,5 million in 2019. Dr. Pfleger markets over 60 non-prescription and prescription medicines for indications in urology, gynecology, dermatology and areas of self-medication in Germany and selected territories world-wide. 

A milestone for the company’s success was its development of the spasmolytic drug Spasmex®. Other important medicines include Bicalutin®, for the treatment of advanced prostate carcinomas, and Urtimed®, for allergic rhinitis and urticaria. The pain reliever Neuralgin®, ipalat® throat pastilles, the antimycotic drug Mykosert®, and the extensive Bio-H-Tin® range of products for hair and nails, have established themselves as strong brands in German pharmacies. With the launch of Elmiron® Dr. Pfleger has the first approved medicine in Germany for the treatment of chronic bladder pain (interstitial cystitis). 

Dr. Pfleger exports to around 40 countries, where marketing & sales is carried out by competent local partners. At the state-of-the-art production site in Bamberg, Germany, Dr. Pfleger does not just manufacture its own products, but also others under contract for reputable domestic and overseas pharmaceutical companies. 

The financial surpluses generated by the company are passed onto the Doktor-Robert-Pfleger-Stiftung. The foundation is a supporter of medical research and sponsor of the Robert-Pfleger-Forschungspreis (research prize). Furthermore, the Doktor Robert Pfleger-Stiftung fulfills social charitable purposes, in particular in the field of youth and elderly care. 

About Sparta Systems  

Sparta’s industry-leading quality management systems bring together an organization’s quality processes in a single place, increasing efficiency and performance while helping to achieve compliance and reduce risk. Sparta is the provider of TrackWise® enterprise QMS software and TrackWise Digital®,  a next-generation, cloud, and digital QMS SaaS platform. With nearly a million users in more than 30 countries, companies in life sciences and other industries rely on Sparta’s expertise and solutions to optimize quality and help them deliver safe and effective products to patients and customers.