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Is Coffee the Key to Curbing Medical Equipment Waste?

By March 27, 2019 No Comments

“Gift cards to the local coffee shop helped a Johns Hopkins hospital cut inventory waste, researchers said.

A system that rewarded residents and fellows for choosing soon-to-expire equipment resulted in a 31.3% decrease in wasted supplies (down from $29,511 to $20,323 per month, on average), reported Andrew Demmert, MD, of Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, at the annual meeting of the Society of Interventional Radiology.”

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