February 28, 2017 | By: Adam Schrag
From Becker’s Spine Review
Faced with rising operational costs and healthcare policy’s unclear direction, many hospitals have begun utilizing reprocessed medical devices, a trend that could cut $500,000 to $2 million off a facility’s budget every year. The reprocessed medical device market thrives thanks to companies like Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Stryker, which plays a big role in developing and marketing a varied device portfolio. Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions Senior Marketing Director, Bill Scott sheds light on the market’s developments, challenges and future prospects.