IAHCSMM Releases Loaner Instrumentation Position Paper, Sample Policy

The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management's Orthopedic Council has released a position paper and sample policy and procedure template regarding loaner instrumentation.

The position paper on the management of loaner instrumentation calls for a well-developed loan program and written policy that maintains patient safety. IAHCSMM recommends developing a program and policy with input from key stakeholders, such as administrators, infection prevention leaders, risk management and materials management leaders and surgeons.


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The position paper also suggests possible provisions for loaner programs and a sample loan instrumentation checklist. To view IAHCSMM's position paper in full, click here.

To view IAHCSMM's sample policy and procedure for loaner instrumentation, click here.

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