Tom Pereboom

Association for Sterilization, Chair SVN
Panel – Implant Registries – impacts for manufactures, hospitals, governments and patients

Tom Pereboom has worked almost his entire professional career in hospital organizations. By education Tom is a financial controller. During the last eight years he was manager of CSSD and OR departments in several hospitals. The last six years he has been president of Dutch Sterilization Association, a function he still holds. From these rolls he was co-writer of the GS1 business case about traceability of medical devices in 2009. More recently Tom was chair of a working group for the Ministry of Health in the Netherlands with the assignment to create guidelines for the use and acceptance of standardized coding of implants.