How Orthopedic Set Mapping and Supply Chain Automation Solves Field Inventory Problems for OEM Devic

map /map/ noun noun: map; plural noun: maps a diagram or collection of data showing the spatial arrangement or distribution of something over an area. I’ve written extensively on a new way of managing orthopedic sets and trays through a new technology called set mapping. Simply put, set mapping is using software and scanning technology to manage and track the implants (and instruments) inside the trays. Tray contents are mapped to Summate’s Velox database software, and implant usage is scanned at point of use during surgery. Granular, real time demand information can be then instantly sent to the OEMs for order fulfillment. This detailed information will revolutionize how the OEMs manage t

Explaining Orthopedic Set Mapping

How Implant Set Mapping Works A good way to explain orthopedic set mapping is to use an example everyone is familiar with - the shelves at a grocery store or pharmacy A type of product, lets say foot spray, has two different brands - Odor Eaters Foot and Sneaker spray, and CareOne Foot & Sneaker spray. There are 10 cans of each on the shelf. And, there is a shelf label where each product should be. This label has the GTIN (global identification number) which corresponds to each product above it, as well as a barcode which represents this number. Look at the picture to the left. If you scan the circled shelf tag, your scanner will pull up the general information about the product (in th

Explaining Orthopedic Set Mapping

How Implant Set Mapping Works A good way to explain orthopedic set mapping is to use an example everyone is familiar with - the shelves at a grocery store or pharmacy A type of product, lets say foot spray, has two different brands - Odor Eaters Foot and Sneaker spray, and CareOne Foot & Sneaker spray. There are 10 cans of each on the shelf. And, there is a shelf label where each product should be. This label has the GTIN (global identification number) which corresponds to each product above it, as well as a barcode which represents this number. Look at the picture to the left. If you scan the circled shelf tag, your scanner will pull up the general information about the product (in this cas

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