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.

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