Hospitals can achieve ACO savings with reprocessed devices

Daniel J. Vukelich, President and CEO of the Association of Medical Device Reprocessors (AMDR), writes in Hospital Impact that the medical technology industry is in a "unique position" to alter changes with regard to accountable care organizations via buying, selling and distribution. "ACOs have dominated headlines for the last few weeks," Vukelich says, "with the conversation swinging wildly from positive to negative to downright bewilderment. Amid the chatter and punditry, one thing is clear: ACOs are no longer the unicorns of healthcare--they are here, signifying that the moment for change in the delivery of healthcare in the United States is right now." --Read the full blog post at Hospital Impact

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