Monday, November 17, 2008

Why Medical Device Reuse Is Hot?

Just as healthcare costs skyrocket and landfills & medical waste disposal add to the woes of healthcare providers, reprocessing single-use labeled medical devices and medical instruments takes on priority. Not to say that the practice or medical device reuse hasn't been questioned on account of patient safety, but reports on the issue, especially the new report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) showed that reused medical devices didn't pose and extra risk to patients. On the whole, proper reuse of medical devices and instruments is not only safe and cost effective but also helps the cause of the environment. More at: Themedica

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