WO/2011/115676 is referenced by 8 patents.
A system and method of managing the logistics of trays and lots of medical inventory, such as surgical implants, from the manufacturer's initial release until final expiration of the device. The system is driven by one or more software applications 16 running on one or more mobile telecommunication devices 15 that remotely access a database 12 supported by a secure server 10. The software platform 20 comprises several assemblies integrated into the system, the assemblies including: a database access layer assembly, a business rules assembly, an entity or business object assembly, a web service assembly, a database connection assembly, a presentation assembly for a mobile device 15 and a presentation assembly for a website 14 and windows program. Additional features of the system could include a geographic map, an inventory list of trays and corresponding lots, an imaging assembly to read barcodes or other optic identifiers, an Food and Drug Administration news feed assembly incorporating a live RSS news feed for releases about product defects or recalls, a web browser, and a notebook assembly to enter customized notes in free form text.