Source: UHC and PR Newswire
CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — UHC has created a comprehensive Reprocessing Guide for members that participate in its Value Analysis Program. The guide is a practical manual for planning, implementing, and managing all phases of a reprocessing program for single-use medical devices and equipment.
UHC’s Value Analysis Program helps academic medical centers manage and implement clinical and operational improvement and cost reduction activities. Program participants that apply value analysis best practices achieve an average return on investment of 10:1 or higher.
The new guide, third in a series of Value Analysis Program handbooks, incorporates technical information, tips, and best practices for reprocessing, which can result in improved patient care, financial sustainability, and environmental sustainability. The guide incorporates input from leaders in reprocessing both within and outside UHC…