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Third-Party Medical Device Processing

Contracts and Kill Switches: Reprocessing is Saving Hospitals Money, but OEMs are Fighting Back

Posted on January 6th, 2015

Since becoming an early adopter of single-use device reprocessing back in 2002, St. Joseph Health System is now saving nearly $3 million a year for its 16 hospitals in California, West Texas, and Northern New Mexico, and diverting 80,000 pounds of medical waste from landfills…

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