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Reprocessing Industry Overwhelmingly Supported by U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-2016 “Honor Roll” Hospitals

November 20th, 2015

Washington D.C., – Each year, U.S. News & World Report releases their annual list of the Best Hospitals across the country, including the highly coveted “Honor Roll” list that distinguishes the hospitals best ranked out of nearly 5,000 hospitals evaluated. This year, only 137 hospitals were ranked nationally in one or more specialties to be determined as a “Best Hospital,” and of these, 15 hospitals made the cut to be among those in the “Honor Roll.”

This year, the Association of Medical Device Reprocessors (AMDR) is proud to announce that its members currently serve 13 out of 15 hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Honor Roll” List. Further, AMDR members serve 38 of the “greenest” hospitals as listed by Becker’s Hospital Review. These is in addition to the over 1,000 European hospitals and 95 percent of German university medical centers served by AMDR members.

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