QAD Helps Manufacturers Form Strategies to Accommodate the New U.S. Medical Device Excise Tax
New White Paper Now Available from QAD
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — June 05, 2013 — QAD Inc. (NASDAQ:QADA) (NASDAQ:QADB), a leading provider of enterprise software and services, is providing guidance on how QAD Enterprise Applications can help companies comply with the U.S. medical device excise tax with the release of a complimentary new white paper. The new white paper from QAD helps medical device manufacturers understand the impact of the excise tax and form strategies to accommodate implementation and compliance with regulatory demands.
The new excise tax applies to manufacturers, producers and importers of taxable medical devices. Hospitals and other health care providers may, in some situations, also be liable for the excise tax. QAD helps customers decide on a clear plan of action.
“The U.S. medical device excise tax impacts a number of company functions – from sales and pricing strategy to distribution,” said Dave Medina, vice president of Life Sciences at QAD. “We work closely with our customers to help them make effective decisions about the right options presented in the excise tax. And we support the rapid implementation that ensures our customers’ information systems continue to meet ever changing regulations today and in the future.”
The Effective Enterprise for Life Sciences
QAD Enterprise Applications enables life sciences companies to meet the critical quality requirements for manufacturing innovative, safe and effective healthcare products in compliance with global regulatory standards. Intuitive, easy-to-use industry best practices are built into QAD Enterprise Applications for flexible deployment onsite or on demand to support global life sciences companies, all supporting current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs).
“QAD knows manufacturing companies in life sciences want to deliver innovative healthcare products that are safe and effective,” added Medina. “QAD is committed to helping medical device manufacturers meet the vision of an Effective Enterprise in life sciences by becoming patient-focused, compliant and innovative – today and in the future.”
For more information about QAD Enterprise Applications, please visit: www.qad.com.
QAD is a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies specializing in automotive, consumer products, electronics, food and beverage, industrial and life sciences products. QAD ERP solutions provide critical functionality for managing manufacturing resources and operations within and beyond the enterprise, enabling global manufacturers to collaborate with their customers, suppliers and partners to make and deliver the right product, at the right cost and at the right time. For more information about QAD, telephone +1 805-566-6000, or visit the QAD web site at www.qad.com.
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