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The Economics of Prefilled Syringes - August 2017 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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A U G U S T 2 0 1 7 • O U T PA T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T • 1 7 R eprocessing single-use devices such as compres- sion sleeves and pneumatic tourni- quet cuffs is a great way to stretch your surgical supply budget. Not only do most reprocessed single-use devices cost about 50% of a new device, but you'll also spend less on waste removal. Make it easy for your front- line staff to toss devices into the col- lection bins at the end of each case by setting up designat- ed recycling areas with plenty of bins and eye-catching signs in each OR. Michelle Brandt-Lee, ST Bryn Mawr (Pa.) Hospital Surgicenter brandt-leem@mlhs.org Success With Reprocessing Single-Use Devices • MAKING A DEPOSIT Michelle Brandt-Lee, ST, drops a used tourniquet into the reprocessing collection bin at Bryn Mawr (Pa.) Hospital Surgicenter. Bryn Mawr (Pa.) Hospital Surgicenter

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