How reprocessing enables medical device innovation

Reprocessing accelerates the speed of commoditization, forcing medical device companies to innovative, according to Innovative Health. Lars Thording, Innovative Health “Single-use” medical device reprocessing has long been a divisive issue in the medical technology industry. Some large original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have viewed reprocessing as a drain on their revenues that challenges profitability and hence investment

Single-use medical devices: Here’s how reprocessing is possible

Reprocessing of single-use medical devices is possible in many cases – as long as the right validation process is in place, according to a whitepaper from Nelson Laboratories (Salt Lake City), which provides reprocessing validation services. FDA, in fact, has compiled a list of single-use medical devices that could be reprocessed safely. They include non-invasive,