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In the Press

September 2022

Ways & Means Committee: Following Request for Information, New Ways and Means Report Examines the U.S. Health System’s Role in the Climate Crisis

September 18th, 2022|

WASHINGTON, DC—The Ways and Means Committee releaseda new report detailing the role the U.S. health system plays in the climate crisis. After issuing a request for information back [...]

Yale Center on Climate Change and Health: Dr. Jodi Sherman to participate in Congressional hearing on America’s health care infrastructure

September 15th, 2022|

Dr. Jodi Sherman, Director of the Yale Program on Healthcare Environmental Sustainability, is among the invited experts asked to participate in the House Committee on [...]

AAMI ARRAY: ST98: New Standard in Medical Device Cleaning Spotlights ‘Clean’ for Manufacturers

September 8th, 2022|

When it comes to processing multi-use medical devices, sterilization often gets the splashy headlines, but cleaning is just as—if not more—important, and with ANSI/AAMI ST98:2022, [...]

Oxford Academic: Sustainability Prize 3 Surgeons’ Awareness and Opinions on Sustainability in Surgery: The ECOS-Surgery Global Survey

September 1st, 2022|

Abstract Aims Healthcare is one of the largest waste-generating activities contributing to climate change, with surgery the most energy-intense sector. This international survey aimed to [...]

August 2022

Pub Med: Current Practices and Expectations to Reduce Environmental Impact of Electrophysiology Catheters: Results From an EHRA/LIRYC European Physician Survey

August 31st, 2022|

The healthcare sector accounts for nearly 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and is a significant contributor to complex waste. Reducing the environmental impact [...]

AAMI: ST98: New Standard in Medical Device Cleaning Spotlights ‘Clean’ for Manufacturers

August 25th, 2022|

When it comes to processing multi-use medical devices, sterilization often gets the splashy headlines, but cleaning is just as—if not more—important, and with ANSI/AAMI ST98:2022, [...]

Health Care Without Harm: Designing a Net Zero Roadmap for Healthcare: Technical Methodology and Guidance

August 22nd, 2022|

Since the industrial revolution, anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have risen dramatically. As the most significant contributory factor to our changing climate, these gases have [...]

New book: The Sustainability Scorecard: How to Implement and Profit from Unexpected Solutions

August 17th, 2022|

Using a rigorous, straightforward scorecard as a guide, this book shows business leaders and innovators how to create breakthrough sustainable products and processes that are [...]

July 2022

The American Journal of Gastroenterology: Climate Change and Gastroenterology: Planetary Primum Non Nocere and How Industry Must Help

July 18th, 2022|

Climate change is a global emergency. Increasing awareness has led to policy changes regarding global industry emissions. The healthcare industry carbon footprint is large and [...]

AMDR Comments to FDA; Virtual Public Workshop – Building Medical Device Supply Chain Resilience

July 11th, 2022|

Dear Dr. Beckham: The Association of Medical Device Reprocessors (AMDR) sincerely thanks FDA for including the medical device reprocessing industry as a collaborator in the [...]

Free Workshop: Remanufacturing: A Solution for Business Resilience to Supply Chain Disruption?

July 7th, 2022|

With many businesses affected by disruption to supply chain, it can be argued that now is the perfect time for remanufacturing sceptics to take the [...]

American Journal of Public Health (AJPH): The Public Health Crisis Is Planetary—and Nursing Is Crucial to Addressing It

July 6th, 2022|

. . . Global nursing organizations have called for significant action on climate change and other issues that threaten planetary health. Some organizations are leading [...]

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency: Government response to consultation on the future regulation of medical devices in the United Kingdom

July 5th, 2022|

67.2 The government response After careful consideration of responses, it remains the government’s intention to proceed with proposals to regulate the re-manufacturing of single-use devices, [...]

The White House: FACT SHEET: Health Sector Leaders Join Biden Administration’s Pledge to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 50% by 2030

July 2nd, 2022|

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced that 61 of the largest U.S. hospital and health sector companies responded to the Administration’s Health Sector Climate Pledge, committing to [...]

HHS: Biden-Harris Administration catalyzes private health sector commitments to reduce climate impacts and protect public health

July 2nd, 2022|

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Biden-Harris Administration is announcing how President Biden’s leadership on climate change is catalyzing private health sector commitments to reduce greenhouse gas [...]