Infection Control Today - 02/2002: Medical Device Reprocessing

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Infection Control Today magazine's 2002 virtual roundtable on medical device reprocessing

We asked three leading third-party reprocessors to answer seven questions on the issue of medical device reprocessing. Here are their answers:

Alliance Medical Corporation
ClearMedical
Vanguard Medical Concepts

For more information on reprocessing check out these sources:

American Hospital Association, www.aha.org
American Medical Association, www.ama-assn.org
Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, www.aami.org
Association of Medical Device Reprocessors, www.amdr.org
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, www.aorn.org
Food and Drug Administration, www.fda.gov
FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health, www.fda.gov/cdrh
Health Industry Distributors Association, www.hida.org
International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management, www.iahcsmm.com
Medical Device Link, www.devicelink.com
Medical Device Manufacturers Association, www.medicaldevices.org

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