Monthly Archives: May 2016

Access to Information Requests

By |May 23rd, 2016|

The Access to Information (ATI) Act allows Canadians to request copies of files which are within the government’s domain. ATI requests are often used within our industry to request copies of Product Registration Dossiers and even Health Canada Inspection Reports.   The government is obligated to compile the data requests and then provide these records to the subject of […]

Thank you for your referrals!

By |May 17th, 2016|

DSA is frequently approached by companies who want to seek us out as potential advertisers. Most are surprised to learn that DSA does not engage in traditional advertising models. We don’t go looking for clients; they find us. While clients find us in a number of ways; mostly they find us through referrals from our existing clients. We […]

Commercial Reprocessing of Medical Devices Originally Labelled for Single Use

By |May 11th, 2016|

Single-use medical devices are those labelled by their manufacturers to be used only once. For many years hospitals have been reprocessing some medical devices originally labelled for single use for cost savings. Reprocessing includes cleaning, sterilising and disinfecting.

However more and more hospitals are outsourcing reprocessing to outside companies. Although hospitals will continue to be permitted […]