Author: Joe Hardin

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Trunk Stock: Finding the Hidden Value

Do You Have Full Inventory Visibility? With the right tools and processes, you could…  For medical device manufacturers, knowing what is in each sales rep’s trunk stock is an elusive and usually impossible goal. Not knowing what assets are in the field has significant ripple effects throughout… Read More

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Orthopedic Implant Logistics: Better Demand Planning Isn’t Your Only Problem

In Orthopedic Logistics, Planning Isn’t Your Only Problem… Sometimes, creating a plan for inventory amounts is easier than taking proper action. The idea that better planning will solve all inventory issues is one of the biggest misconceptions in orthopedic logistics. Countless organizations run their operations using antiquated systems which forces them… Read More

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Wouldn’t it Be Great if These Medical Device Supply Chain Challenges Didn’t Exist?

5 Major Challenges Facing Sales & Field Ops in the Orthopedic Medical Device Industry Do you remember that time when your operations team had a clean inventory audit, knew where every product was, easily sourced everything they needed, every surgery was shipped ahead of time, and then you grew wings?  No? Really?… Read More

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UDI Compliance – Are You Ready for the New Holy Grail?

Are you ready for UDI? UDI compliance is a new “holy grail” in the medical device industry. Overcoming the UDI challenge with a legacy solution is daunting, if not impossible. Atomic Inventory changes the game. Most medical inventory applications only track the bare minimum: current location and in the… Read More

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Medical Device SaaS Inventory Tools: Compliance in the Cloud (FDA, HIPAA, etc.)

Stay Compliant As the medical industry’s needs for mass processing and management of data continues to soar, the need for scalable and fast-delivery solutions continues to rise in turn. This demand, coupled with continual efforts to reduce costs has naturally led medical industry providers to seek out cost-effective solutions that minimize the… Read More

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Running a medical device company is hard. Training users on enterprise software is challenging. Crafting engaging and effective training content is also difficult. What happens when you try to build a training curriculum that combines all three? Yeah, it’s tough. But doing it isn’t impossible, especially if you avoid the… Read More

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12 Things Only Medical Device Sales Reps Understand

You are a sales professional, you just want to sell. You want to build relationships, you want to solve problems, you want to drive growth. Too often though you are doing paperwork, arduous operational tasks, and performing cumbersome processes that don’t add real value. You know what you have to… Read More

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With Medical Devices, The Right Tool Changes Everything

Every medical device company is on the same journey to serve their patients better. To get there the focus needs to be on finding out how to reduce waste and optimize resources. Yet, with no true visibility, outdated tools, disconnected systems, and inefficient processes—the progress is slow. The challenges are… Read More

BY Mareo McCracken