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PLM for Medical Devices

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Medical Devices is a pre-configured SaaS PLM solution that integrates disciplines to help medical device businesses improve product quality and regulatory compliance across their product lifecycle.

Optimize your product lifecycle for medical devices

The demand for ever-more efficient, accessible and secure medical devices makes the design phase crucial for product development. Inventing or improving products is a multi-disciplinary, time-consuming process that needs precise coordination to ensure robust prototypes and timely launches. Obviously, a market launch with an inadequate design can lead to a safety recall or commercial failure.

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of executives make design deadlines. (Lifecycle Insights)

65%

of companies support digital transformation. (Lifecycle Insights)

59%

of companies report increase in development complexity. (Lifecycle Insights)

How can pre-configured PLM SaaS solution, PLM for Medical Devices, help you tackle product development complexity?

This solution provides complete design control digitalization, integration to design and document authoring apps, labeling and UDI management, and workflow-based change control and CAPA processes for high-value, optimized devices.

How can PLM software for medical devices benefit you?

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Medical Devices is a pre-configured solution that helps you develop medical devices more efficiently while improving your quality and compliance.

Manage your design data, product lines and quality processes with SaaS PLM for Medical Devices.

Accelerate medical device development

Automate, standardize and enhance medical device product development processes. Manage product variations according to regional needs and realize complete traceability.

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Design data management

  • Easily find design and regulatory information
  • Monitor status and performance with dashboards
  • Share design information across teams and connect to quality processes
  • Synchronize global design chain with DHF/DMR
  • Integrate with Labeling Management System
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Product line management

  • Manage product variations
  • Simplify design transfer with object creation
  • Streamline regulatory submissions with tracible DHF/DMR
  • Structure data and SKU management in the format regulators expect for UDI
  • Utilize multi-BOM management
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Quality process management

  • Map requirements to verification and validation activities
  • Integrate standards and re-use into development
  • Built-in medical device framework according to ISO 14971 for risk analysis
  • Implement electronic change and document control workflows
  • Reduce errors with electronic CAPA process
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30-day trial of PLM software for medical devices

Try our Teamcenter X industry solution PLM for Medical Devices today and discover the power of software-as-a-service PLM. Explore the most common use cases such as traceability of DHF/DMR and submissions for simplified regulatory interactions, managing change, trace risk with hazard analysis into requirements and design, CAPA and integrated labeling and UDI throughout the lifecycle.

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Top PLM software leadership recognition

Teamcenter is recognized by Forrester Research as a leader in PLM.

Teamcenter received the highest possible scores in more criteria than any other evaluated vendor in The Forrester Wave™: Product Lifecycle Management for Discrete Manufacturers, Q1 2023 report.

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Frequently asked questions

Why should medical device manufacturers adopt our PLM solutions?

With medical devices becoming increasingly complex and regulatory oversight tightening, it’s difficult for manufacturers to deliver products effectively and maintain a competitive advantage. But there are ways to improve innovation, speed to market and data quality while continuing to be compliant. PLM is a core system of record the medical device manufacturers need to achieve speed to market, risk reduction and enhanced collaboration. This includes change control, audit readiness and business process automation.

Our Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Medical Devices is an integrated end-to-end product development system that tackles complexity and regulation through re-use, context capture and collaboration. Manufacturers improve visibility and traceability while reducing costs and compliance risks to produce competitively differentiated premium-value devices.

How does product lifecycle management software help manufacturers meet medical device regulations and compliance?

PLM for Medical Devices is built with medical device companies in mind to support regulated work flows and compliance readiness. Examples include Part 11 compliance support, software validation packages, and engineering, quality, and regulatory solutions designed to work together in one system. All aspects of design control including supporting the design history file and preparation of regulatory submissions and coordination with manufacturing during design transfer.

How can medical device quality be improved with our PLM software solutions?

The best medical device quality is achieved through design assurance, not downstream in manufacturing or post market surveillance. Manufacturers can gain significantly greater returns in quality by investing in their design control processes and systems. PLM for Medical Devices removes much of the fallibility of manual collaboration and enables design and quality teams to focus where their attention belongs – on the safety and efficacy of the product.

How does PLM software innovate medical device design?

A well-built PLM enables teams to innovate more effectively through re-use and contextual learning from their device(s) data. Context requires traceability through knowledge transfer between teams and over time. Building in context is essential to maintain good clinical outcomes. Additionally, increasing speed of collaboration can enable more design cycles and opportunities to improve the design output.

Learn more

Watch

On-demand webinar | Accelerating innovation in manufacturing with SaaS PLM for medical devices

On-demand webinar | The challenge of labeling & UDI for medical devices

Listen

Podcast | Teamcenter X provides cloud solutions for medical device management podcast

Podcast | Unlocking industry secrets with Teamcenter X podcast series

Read

Ebook | Innovation through digitalization with PLM for Medical Devices

Ebook | Improve the medical device labeling & UDI process

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