The New MedAccred Process Featured at MD&M West 2016

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MedAccred will be highlighted during the Enhanced Quality Assurance and Risk Management track on Thursday, February 11, 2016, from 10.30-11.00am in a paper entitled MedAccred: Innovating critical process manufacturing oversight.

The MD&M show is an excellent opportunity to share how the MedAccred program will raise overall quality standards

MedAccred will be highlighted during the Enhanced Quality Assurance and Risk Management track on Thursday, February 11, 2016, from 10.30-11.00am in a paper entitled MedAccred: Innovating critical process manufacturing oversight.

Robert Berger, Vice President Contract Manufacturing, Minimally Invasive Therapies Group, Medtronic, Ravi Nabar, Head of Supplier Quality Assurance, Philips and Gary Switzer, Senior Vice President of Medical Systems, Sanmina will co-present an engaging insight into the program. They will consider the importance of the connection between the manufacturing process and the patient and describe how MedAccred can be used to strengthen critical manufacturing process oversight through all tiers of the supply chain. They will also highlight how leaders in the Medical Device Industry are working together to accredit suppliers to deliver better quality and enhance patient safety.

The MedAccred Management Council will also be meeting on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at the Anaheim Convention Center. The Council is responsible for the strategic direction of the MedAccred program and is comprised of key executives from OEMs, contract manufacturers and suppliers. The meeting will be open to anyone interested in learning more about MedAccred. If you would like to attend, please contact the MedAccred team at MedAccred(at)p-r-i(dot)org.

Joe Pinto, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Performance Review Institute said: “The MD&M show is an excellent opportunity to share how the MedAccred program will raise overall quality standards across all tiers of the supply chain. This will lead to fewer life threatening recalls and an industry which is more trusted by the patients and the medical professionals it serves than ever before.”

Learn more or register to attend MD&M West 2016 at http://mdmwest.mddionline.com/

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About MedAccred

MedAccred is an industry managed supply chain oversight program that reduces risk to patient safety, assures quality products and compliance with requirements as they apply to critical processes used in the production of medical devices. The program is administered by the not-for-profit Performance Review Institute (PRI).

PRI is a global provider of customer-focused solutions designed to improve process and product quality by adding value, reducing total cost and promoting collaboration among stakeholders in industries where safety and quality are shared goals. PRI works closely with industry to understand their emerging needs and offers customized solutions in response. Learn more at http://www.MedAccred.org or contact the team at MedAccred(at)p-r-i(dot)org

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