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  • The Dalton Foundation and TrueFreedom
    By Barbara Campbell Second chances – We all need them at some point in our lives. Luckily, for most of us, we get opportunities to right wrongs and move forward. Unfortunately for many who find themselves serving time in one of our prisons or jails, getting that second chance can be very difficult and feel […]Read More
  • IU Health removes used medical equipment
    The Challenge  For years, the fourth floor of IU Health’s medical facility was unusable. The 30,000 square foot space had been a de-facto storage area for their out-of-service medical equipment and supplies, and it was filled to capacity. IU Health wanted to remove the equipment so that it could use the space as a disposition […]Read More
  • Kaiser Permanente Repurposes Unused Medical Equipment
    The Challenge Kaiser Permanente wanted to transform its 50,000 square foot warehouse into a full-scale disposition center where it could effectively manage the lifecycle of its medical equipment and supplies. However, the facility was filled with unused devices that had been accumulating for years. In addition, Kaiser had medical equipment stored in five of its […]Read More
  • Healthcare Project Management
    For HTM’s, project management is a shift from managing devices to managing people. To effectively accomplish this, it’s important to understand the roles of each individual and identify the most effective way to communicate with them. Successful project managers build rapport with their team, define expectations clearly, and respond in a timely manner. Stakeholder management […]Read More
  • Donate Medical Equipment
    The Dalton Foundation works closely with for-profit partner reLink Medical to obtain and refurbish appropriate medical equipment for low-to-middle income countries like Haiti. Through their reLink360 program, the Dalton Foundation has been able to save hundreds of thousands of dollars and obtain new donation partners to bring large-scale systemic solutions to medical equipment challenges in […]Read More
  • The coronavirus outbreak is changing how every business, government and nonprofit organization operates. Some have seen their operations expand; many have been severely limited or, as with bars, restaurants, salons and other public-facing businesses, have shut down entirely. Here are a few examples that illustrate just how rapidly conditions are changing throughout Northeast Ohio: Helping […]Read More
  • Was the title of the article shocking? I know, it probably was for you, but not for those in the medical devices world. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we realize just how treasured our medical devices are. Every night we hear about the critical demand for ventilators. (Our industry says “vents” because four syllables can be a bit taxing […]Read More
  • By Jim Nelson | April 16, 2020 at 6:46 PM EDT – Updated April 16 at 6:46 PM TWINSBURG, Ohio (WOIO) – A Twinsburg-based company has been enlisted to help solve nationwide shortages in medical equipment and devices.   In fact, the founder of ReLink suggests the issue isn’t so much a shortage, but rather a lack of proper inventory management.   […]Read More
  • Medical Device Cost $$$. Every medical device that passes the FDA seal of approval exists to achieve the benefit of making someone who is ill achieve wellness.  The average cost to market a device under the FDA 510(k) process is $31M.  A lot of time and energy goes into making up that margin and many lives benefit from it.  But what happens after a medical device is no longer needed by the end-user, the hospital?Read More
  • reLink Medical Acquires Assets of O’Brien Wholesale Inc. AURORA, OH – reLink Medical, the industry leader in medical equipment disposition, announced today that it has acquired the assets of O’Brien Wholesale Inc. (OWI). Shane O’Brien, OWI’s Founder and CEO will be joining the reLink Medical executive team as Vice President of Products. “As we continue to explore sales channels to improve the return to our reLink360 customers we recognized the leadership role that OWI wasRead More
  • reLink Medical Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification Aurora, OH – reLink Medical, an industry leader in medical equipment disposition, announced today they have successfully achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification for their medical equipment disposition processes. ISO 9001:2015 is the latest version of the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard that specifies the requirements for a Quality Management System. To achieve certification a company must build a Quality Management System and processes that meets the requirements of the ISORead More
  • We are pleased to announce that reLink Medical’s President & COO, Jeff Dalton was featured in this months 24×7 Magazine’s Industry Insider. Follow the link below to 24×7’s article to get Jeff’s thoughts on existing medical equipment disposition processes and options.  Read Full ArticleRead More