Answers provided to physician inquiries about medical device reprocessing assessments

The following questions and answers have been added to the MDR Fundamentals section on the College website:

General 

  • With the launch of POMDRA, has the College rolled out new practice standards?
  • Will the College shut down a physician’s practice if it identifies deficiencies in reprocessing?
  • Can a physician fail the assessment, and if so, how does that impact his/her practice and office procedures?

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Medical Devices

  • What if a physician doesn’t have a dedicated physical space for reprocessing reusable medical devices?
  • Why are MIFUs important?
  • What’s the concern about packaging reusable medical devices that are reprocessed by steam sterilization and what is “point of use”?

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