The product evaluation policy ensures that surgeon owned distributors have a formal program in place to review and qualify Vendors, and to review and analyze the quality and value of implants prior to supplying those implants to customers. Where applicable, this process includes ensuring adherence to a contracted hospital’s value analysis program prior to introduction and use of products.
The distributorship shall review and qualify each Vendor prior to purchasing any products from that Vendor. Vendor qualification shall specifically include, but not be limited to, the following:
Product Selection and Assessment
All products shall be subject to the following procedures prior to being approved for purchase and sale. Product acceptance shall require: