Jeff Trail

Jeff graduated from Middlebury College with a B.A. in Economics. Jeff has 18 years of sales experience with a strong focus on medical devices and product development services. Jeff sold disposable and capital equipment medical devices to hospital operating rooms for 11 years. Jeff then focused on selling medical device product development services and 3D printers. Jeff has sold 3D printers to hospitals 3D printing anatomical models, dentists and dental labs 3D printing scanned teeth and appliances, and medical device companies 3D printing prototypes. Jeff joined Boyd in 2018 as Regional Sales Manager. Jeff's favorite activities are skiing and racing triathlons.

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Medical Device Market Snapshot: Opportunities for 2021 & Beyond

  The response to COVID-19 has served as an ongoing lesson that is driving significant changes in the healthcare system. As with global manufacturing, the pandemic...

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Supply Chain Risk: How to Identify and Manage Liability

In today's highly competitive marketplace, healthcare organizations and medical device manufacturers need to prioritize supply chain risk management to avoid costly...

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Sterilization Compatibility for Natural Polymers

  Unlike synthetic polymers derived from petroleum, natural polymers occur in nature and can be extracted. These polymers are either formed by addition polymerization or...

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Sterilization Compatibility for Synthetic Polymers

  Synthetic polymers are essential in various medical applications as they are used to make a range of healthcare devices. They replace glass, metal, and other standard...

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7 Steps to Effectively Dual Source a Supply Chain for Medical Devices

  In Brief Dual sourcing is considered a hassle by some traditional medical device manufacturers. After all, the procurement process is faster and more straightforward...

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Application of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers in POC Diagnostics

  In Brief Standard disposable point-of-care diagnostic (POCD) devices are making a positive impact on patient-based healthcare settings worldwide. These devices are...

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Current IVD Industry Trends & Technologies: Faster, Smarter, & More Personalized

  In Brief According to a 2016 report in PLoS One, between 60 and 70% of medical decisions are made based on the results of in vitro diagnostics (IVD) testing. Using the...

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Biocompatibility Testing for Surface Medical Devices: An Overview

  In Brief All medical device companies must subject their products to a volley of FDA-approved tests to establish the safety of their devices. A particular series of...

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