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medical device waste

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Device firms among those looking to solve "garbage problem"

The New York Times notes in a story this week that the healthcare industry suffers from a "garbage problem." Mountains of trash include unused disposable medical devices, as well as used--but

Researchers call for more device reprocessing

U.S. hospitals need to adopt more green policies--including the reprocessing of such medical equipment as laparoscopic ports and durable cutting tools--to reduce the environmental and financial costs