AdvaMed has filed comments with the EPA regarding proposed regulations of ethylene oxide and their impact on patient care.
Regardless of the reason for disposing of a medical device or other electronic equipment, the product must be destroyed in a manner in which it can never be reused or identified as coming from your organization. In addition, the resulting materials from the destruction process be disposed of in an environmentally appropriate and regulatory compliant manner.
COVID-19 requires us to rethink our current device disinfection procedure.
2020 should be a pivotal year in which the microcosm of medical devices moves out of the shadows and joins the mainstream healthcare conversation.
According to the FDA, more than 90% of products sterilized at the facility are medical devices.