Dispelling the Myth of Single Use Device Reprocessing: How This ASC Saved $59k & Diverted 4.7k Lbs of Waste
Source: Mary Rechtoris, Becker’s ASC Review
Madison Surgery Center‘s successful partnership with Stryker Sustainability Solutions provides a real world example of the health, safety, waste management, and cost-saving benefits that third party reprocessing can offer to health care systems:
Madison (Wis.) Surgery Center’s strong commitment to being eco-friendly spurred the surgery center to begin using single-use device reprocessing, which also accrued substantial cost savings for the center. Nearly a year after implementing its SUD reprocessing program, the ambulatory surgery center had net savings totaling $59,789 and diverted nearly 4,738 pounds of waste.