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Growing Supply Chain Complexity Impacts Medical Device Industry

A recent survey of industry professionals at top medical device organizations found that although increasing complexity of global supply chains is changing how device companies manage suppliers, many (45 percent) feel their current quality systems are insufficient to mitigate compliance, risk and safety issues associated with supply chain management.

Among these and other key findings, the survey, conducted by Sparta Systems, indicated that efficiency remains device companies' chief concern when managing overseas suppliers. Other priorities were evenly distributed among gaining insight into product sourcing, meeting differing regulatory standards and managing regional supply quality issues.

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A recent survey of industry professionals at top medical device organizations found that although increasing complexity of global supply chains is changing how device companies manage suppliers, many (45 percent) feel their current quality systems are insufficient to mitigate compliance, risk and safety issues associated with supply chain management.

Among these and other key findings, the survey, conducted by Sparta Systems, indicated that efficiency remains device companies' chief concern when managing overseas suppliers. Other priorities were evenly distributed among gaining insight into product sourcing, meeting differing regulatory standards and managing regional supply quality issues.

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