The True Cost of Loaners

By ReadySet Staff Writers Question: If something is free, it costs nothing, right? Answer: Maybe not! When a healthcare facility uses loaned surgical equipment (‘Loaners’), which is a common practice for many orthopedic, spine and other surgeries, there is no cost to either purchase or use the equipment. However, there are many associated costs to…

Solving Collaboration Challenges with a Loaner Management System

SOLVING COLLABORATION CHALLENGES WITH A LOANER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Central Sterile (CS) professionals often cite lack of effective collaboration with other departments as a major opportunity area in their hospitals.  This makes sense because CS departments are so integrated into a hospital’s work flow, they necessarily interact with and support a wide number of other departments…