SOURCE: Sparta Systems

Sparta Systems

September 23, 2013 08:00 ET

Sparta Systems' CEO Eileen Martinson to Moderate "CEOs Unplugged" Panel Discussion at AdvaMed 2013

HAMILTON, NJ--(Marketwired - Sep 23, 2013) - Sparta Systems, Inc., an industry pioneer and global leader in enterprise quality management software (EQMS) solutions, today announced that CEO Eileen Martinson will moderate a "CEOs Unplugged" panel discussion at AdvaMed 2013 in Washington, DC, on September 24.

AdvaMed 2013 is the leading MedTech Conference in North America, bringing more than 1,000 companies together in a uniquely multifaceted environment for business development, capital formation, innovative technology showcasing, world-class educational opportunities, and networking.

For the discussion "Current Legislative and Policy Issues Facing the MedTech Industry," Martinson, a recent recipient of the 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the New Jersey region, will be joined by the following:

• José (Joe) Almeida, Chairman, President & CEO, Covidien
• David Dvorak, President & CEO, Zimmer
• Stephen J. Ubl, President & Chief Executive Officer, AdvaMed

These executives will tackle a variety of topics during the panel discussion including, but not limited to: repeal of the medical device tax; Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions to improve quality and efficiency of health care delivery; ACA impact on how employers are doing business; effectiveness of the medical device user fee reauthorization agreement; and challenges associated with gaining access to new markets such as China, India and Brazil, as well as best practices for managing global resources.

Conference:  AdvaMed 2013

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC, CEOs Unplugged Stage

Moderator:  Eileen Martinson, CEO, Sparta Systems

Topic: Current Legislative and Policy Issues Facing the MedTech Industry

Date:  Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Time:  3:00-3:30 p.m. ET

Sparta Systems will also be highlighting TrackWise® UDI eSubmissison Manager at booth #300, which will help medical device companies comply with the new FDA Ruling regarding Unique Device Identification (UDI) System.

TrackWise is the company's award winning EQMS that is used by leading medical device companies for complaint handling, adverse event reporting, non-conformance investigation, Corrective Action/Preventive Action (CAPA), registration tracking, and other quality and regulatory processes.

About Sparta Systems
Sparta Systems, an industry pioneer and leading provider of enterprise quality management software (EQMS) solutions, enables businesses to safely and efficiently deliver their products to market. Its TrackWise EQMS, a trusted standard among highly regulated industries, is used by quality, manufacturing and regulatory affairs professionals to manage compliance, reduce risk and improve safety across the global enterprise. Headquartered in Hamilton, N.J. and with locations across Europe and Asia, Sparta Systems maintains an extensive install base in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology, medical device, electronics manufacturing and consumer products markets. Read more about Sparta Systems and TrackWise software on the corporate website or blog [].

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