AMDR President, Dan Vukelich, will meet with the Japanese SUD Remanufacturing Association (JRSA) in Tokyo for a roundtable event June 27.  This intra-industry event is dedicating to introducing AMDR member reprocessors to JRSA members, discussing respective agendas and objectives and outlining prospective cooperative efforts.

JRSA is the newly formed Japanese trade association representing the commercial reprocessing industry developing there.  The group formed last February to address new regulations adopted in japan that will regulate commercial single-use device remanufacturing and hopefully curb in appropriate in-hospital reuse.

“AMDR is excited to meet with our Japanese counterparts to advance the benefits of regulated, commercial reprocessing and remanufacturing.  AMDR has been at the forefront of advancing reprocessing and remanufacturing in the US and sees these recent developments in Japan as excellent news for hospitals which will soon have access to innovative, lower-priced, environmentally-responsible remanufactured SUDs, allowing these institutions to improve patient care and invest in new technologies, “ said Dan Vukelich, AMR’s President.

AMDR is the global trade association consisting of members of the commercial single-use device reprocessing and remanufacturing industry. AMDR represents regulated, commercial reprocessing, promotes reprocessing as an important healthcare strategy that helps hospitals and healthcare providers increase quality, reduce costs and improve patient care, and protects the interests of its members in regulation, legislation and standard-setting world-wide.

AMDR’s mission is to protect the trade interests of the global commercial reprocessing industry and promote reprocessing as a healthcare strategy that increases quality, reduces costs and improves patient care