Earlier this year Getinge Canada Limited provided a grant to re-validate the data published in 2009.
The initial results look to be slightly better than reported in 2009.
Productivity improved by 45%
Total savings were just over $400K
"I am very pleased that the data originally peer reviewed and published in 2009, has been revalidated. Hospitals now have a clear option, to invest in innovative reprocessing technology and realize high quality outcomes and significant savings to their hospital budget," stated Doug Friesen, President Getinge Canada Limited. *CIHI About Getinge Canada Limited Getinge Canada Limited is a member of Getinge AB, a publicly-listed, Swedish-based group of companies. Worldwide, GETINGE ranks among the leading providers of disinfectors and sterilizers within the healthcare and life sciences segments. Since its foundation in 1904, Getinge Infection Control has stood for innovation and technological progress in the field of disinfection and sterilization. Together with the other two business areas, Extended Care (ARJOHUNTLEIGH) and Medical Systems (MAQUET), the entire Getinge Group focuses on state-of-the-art medical technology. GETINGE GROUP: www.getingegroup.com Getinge Infection Control: www.getinge.com SOURCE Getinge Canada Limited Image with caption: " Doug Friesen, President of Getinge Canada Limited (CNW Group/Getinge Canada Limited)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121130_C5025_PHOTO_EN_21387.jpg