May 2, 2014 — Terso Solutions Inc., a provider of automated inventory management solutions for healthcare and life science, announced that Endologix Inc. has partnered with them for a fully automated, on-site consignment inventory program. Endologix chose Terso for their proven track record with both RFID (radio frequency identification device) solutions for medical device inventory management and cold chain security.
"The Endologix Nellix EndoVascular aneurysm sealing system is a next-generation treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). The proprietary polymer used in the Nellix procedure requires a frozen cold chain. In addition to our packaging controls we wanted to monitor polymer storage in the field to ensure supply and quality control. In Terso we found a partner with the right combination of expertise and technology." said Todd Abraham, vice president of operations for Endologix.
The polymer that is part of the Nellix system requires cold storage until it is ready to use. Endologix has commenced distributing and storing the Nellix system polymer at customer locations through Terso's RFID freezers. The RFID technology reports to Endologix the status of the polymer units in real time, making transactions, inventory usage, temperature reporting and expiration dates transparent, automatically tracked and available to both Endologix and users in a secure, Web-based interface.
"We are very excited to be working with Endologix on this innovative program," said Jason Rosemurgy, vice president of sales and marketing for Terso Solutions. "Terso Solutions was built on our ability to manage field inventory stored in remote locations worldwide, and we look forward to working with Endologix to bring this innovative new product to market."
Terso Solutions supports European operations through their facility in Mannheim, Germany, and continues to grow globally with deployments in Europe, Asia, South America and Australia.
For more information: www.endologix.com, www.tersosolutions.com