North Caroline NewsObserver.com: Savings Are In Reach

North Caroline NewsObserver.com: Savings Are In Reach

The February 24, 2010 North Caroline NewsObserver.com contains an editorial (Savings Are in Reach) from D. Wayne Moore on ways to cut costs in healthcare.  Of note:

Reprocessing medical devices is another waste-reduction frontier. Scalpels, knives, blades, hooks, probes and more – including some labeled by manufacturers for single use – can last longer. Hospitals can renew devices in-house or outsource this work. On average, this saves 50 percent compared with purchasing a new item, the Association of Medical Device Reprocessors says.

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