Tossing Unused Surgical Supplies Wastes Millions Of Dollars, Study Finds

(By Ana B. Ibarra for Kaiser Health News)

It’s long been a problem for the nation’s hospitals: A staggering number of medical supplies — from surgical gloves to sponges to medications — go unused and are discarded after surgeries. Continue reading article here…..

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