The lifespan of medical devices is growing longer as more and more hospitals are turning to device reprocessing to cut costs, reduce waste and maximize potential use of these items.

Millions of single-use devices are used daily in healthcare facilities across the country. Instead of throwing away devices after use, third-party reprocessors refurbish them back to original manufacturer specifications so hospitals can reuse them, saving money and eliminating waste while still assuring clinical quality and safety for patients.

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