Alliance Medical Corporation
- Posted on: 5/3/08
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According to a survey accompanying the Medical Device User Fee and Modernization released by the by the FDA, 45.2% of hospitals with 250 beds or more utilize reprocessing as a primary supply cost reduction strategy.1 As word spreads about the tremendous savings opportunities resulting from reprocessing and the FDA s guidelines for device safety and efficacy in the reprocessing industry, more and more hospitals, and specifically EP labs, are looking to third-party reprocessors to provide reprocessing services.
Alliance Medical Corporation, a trusted provider of reprocessing services for 15 years, has safely reprocessed over 7 million single-use medical devices (SUDs), saving hospitals and surgery centers in excess of $75 million. Alliance reprocessing leads to improved patient care in our communities as our hospital partners are using the found savings to fund vital patient services and outreach programs, nursing salaries and new medical technologies. In addition, Alliance customers divert thousands of tons each year away from our nation s overflowing landfills.
Alliance s corporate headquarters and reprocessing facility is located at 10232 South 51st Street in Phoenix, Arizona, where the company occupies a new 42,000 plus square foot facility that rivals the most sophisticated medical device manufacturing operations. Designed by respected national clinical consultants, this advanced SUD reprocessing center, incorporates Alliance s state-of-the-art practices, regulatory requirements and complex operational needs.
Our Mission. To assist decision-makers responsible for improved patient care with innovative cost containment services that guarantee maximum cost savings and clinical satisfaction. We do this by supplying practical alternatives that lessen the economic burden associated with rendering medical care.
Reprocessing customers collect and save more with Alliance programs because of our extensive network of direct Account Executives and clinically trained Account Service Representatives who provide on-site collection assistance and education. In addition, Alliance works with a number of medical supply distributors when requested by our hospital partners.
Our Compliance. Alliance Medical Corporation is one of the founding members of the Association of Medical Device Reprocessors (AMDR) and is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer. All Medical Device manufacturers, including Alliance Medical, are required to be inspected at least every two years. Also, Alliance s operations have established a proven track record of successfully passing numerous inspections by FDA officials of our physical facility, processing protocols, sterilization parameters, etc. Alliance continues to comply with FDA, OSHA, and other Federal and State regulations and guidelines.
Reference1 Survey on the Reuse and Reprocessing of Single-Use Devices (SUDs) in U.S. Hospitals, FDA, October 21, 2002.