Today, AMDR released an alert to hospitals and healthcare facilities advising of certain sales tactics which may undermine reprocessing programs. In spite of the economic pressure facing hospitals and the healthcare sector, several original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) obstruct access to reprocessed devices. They do this through interference, designing restrictive technologies, employing restrictive contracting for their medical devices, among other things, to limit savings from reprocessing and to instead maximize sales of new devices.
AMDR seeks to bring attention to these efforts aimed at undermining the value of reprocessing. Click on the subjects included at link above for greater detail – including examples of how hospitals and healthcare providers have successfully overcome these attempts to block reprocessing….