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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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Miele Professional to Showcase Latest Medical Products

“…[R]esearch in the US has noted that recycling and reusing medical equipment wherever possible can generate savings between $100,000 to $1.5 million in just 12 months, and also adds to the environmental benefits. Research by Johns Hopkins Medicine has also highlighted the multi-million dollar savings hospitals could make by cleaning, recycling and reusing medical equipment […]

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