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Reprocessing Wars

If reusing single-use devices is such a great thing, why are some device makers fuming? Probably because they're losing $250 million a year.

Posted 05/08/11 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | 2 comments

SUD Manufacturer Uses Condoms to Drive Home the Single-Use Message

Clever condom wrapper asks, "Would you reuse this?"

Posted 05/06/11 | Post a comment

What's So Special About Specialized Drapes?

Plenty. They help collect fluid, hold instruments, organize cords and fit most any procedure.

Posted 03/11/11 | Mary Wilson, BSN, RN, CNOR | 1 comment

Get Everyone Involved in Materials Management

Money-saving tips and tricks to keep things tidy

Posted 09/10/08 | Post a comment

Advice for Buying Equipment Drapes

Shop smart for this essential element of risk reduction and protection.

Posted 09/04/08 | Nathan Hall, Associate Editor | Post a comment

A Supply Chain Audit That Won't Hurt a Bit

Putting your facility in the hot seat can head off problems and save you money.

Posted 09/04/08 | Terry Cox, CMRP | Post a comment

Which Will You Choose: Staples, Sutures or Liquid Adhesives?

It's all about the product's ability to create a secure, efficient and cosmetically appealing result.

Posted 09/04/08 | Nathan Hall, Associate Editor | Post a comment

Is Reprocessing Single-use Devices for You?

Here's how to determine if reusing one-use items makes financial and practical sense for your facility.

Posted 08/08/08 | David Bernard, Senior Associate Editor | Post a comment


Don't let the latest gloves, gowns and gadgets pass you by.

Posted 07/14/08 | Brenda Cyrulik, RN, CNOR, CASC | Post a comment

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