LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Qmed.com, the world's only 100% qualified medical device supplier directory, search engine, and central industry resource, today announced a new powerful business intelligence tool is now live on the Qmed site as part of its continuing commitment to provide users with additional resources.
"I am very pleased to announce that this new regulatory and product development tool is now available to all Qmed users," stated Tim Simone, Qmed Brand Director. "This is just one example of the many ways we continue to enhance Qmed and provide users with the most relevant, time-saving, and cost-effective tools. Qmed is dedicated to providing the medical device industry with resources and information that assist in the development of life-saving medical technologies."
This new resource listed under Regulatory Tool on the Qmed Resources tab, provides Qmed users exclusive access to proprietary e-Zassi software. Part of the tool, free only to Qmed users, is powered by a database of information on classified medical devices. After the user enters information regarding their current project, this tool then searches and provides potential predicate codes and pathway for medical technology in Cardiovascular, Orthopedic, Gastroenterology & Urology, General/Plastic Surgery and Radiological devices.
A full report is also available to Qmed users at a greatly discounted rate exclusively only on Qmed.com. This extensive version calculates the future development and commercialization milestones of a new medical technology. It also provides insight into the pivotal product development hurdles that affect medical device product decision making. The software does not utilize any confidential information, allowing the information to be shared with business partners and vendors, regardless of patent status.
Learn more and access the new resources on Qmed here.
Qmed is the world's ONLY 100% qualified medical device supplier directory, search engine and industry resource, created exclusively for OEMs actively researching and sourcing qualified suppliers, products, and services during the product design cycle. Powered by advanced keyword search and embedded with relevant supplier and industry content, rich media, and RFP opportunities, Qmed is the critical resource used to connect medical device OEMs with qualified suppliers. From medical contract manufacturers to stock component suppliers and medical device consultancies, Qmed's powerful search tool, directory, and white paper library serves only relevant, editorially screened supplier listings and resources to provide the most efficient supplier-sourcing experience for medical device OEMs. Qualified suppliers are determined by verification of the following criteria: currently working with medical device OEMs, exhibit at medical device industry trade shows, are GMP compliant, ISO 9000, and/or FDAregistered.
About UBM Canon
UBM Canon, the leading B2B media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development. UBM Canon also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging. UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.
e-Zassi is the first Innovation Management (IM) software platform designed to address the needs of the patent centric medical device industry. The platform delivers a standardized approach to the submission, capture, decision support and sharing of ideas, in a non-confidential assessment format that minimizes intellectual property disclosure risks. The suite of web-based software solutions delivers critical business intelligence on product development and commercialization burdens associated with a new med-tech application. The outputs are generated in real time and immediately available to the user driving better decision making, due diligence and increased business development efficiency.
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