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In the Press

January 2021

Treehugger: Researchers Want Medical Industry to Reduce Waste, Reuse More Devices

January 26th, 2021|

The battle against single-use plastics has gained momentum in recent years, as people become more aware of the lasting environmental implications of using plastic items [...]

Springer: Comparison of new versus reused Harmonic scalpel performance in laparoscopic appendectomy in patients with acute appendicitis—a randomized clinical trial

January 21st, 2021|

Background The aim of this study was to compare lateral thermal damage of the appendix and clinical outcomes after laparoscopic appendectomy using new versus reused [...]

MDPI: Combining Life Cycle Assessment and Circularity Assessment to Analyze Environmental Impacts of the Medical Remanufacturing of Electrophysiology Catheters

January 20th, 2021|

Sustaining value after the end-of-life to improve products’ circularity and sustainability has attracted an increasing number of industrial actors, policymakers, and researchers. Medical products are [...]

Third Saving Lives Sustainably: Sustainable Production in the Health Sector Global Forum 2020

January 14th, 2021|

A CALL FOR UNITED ACTION TO RECOVER BETTER AFTER COVID-19 WITH SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND PROCUREMENT OF HEALTH COMMODITIES The 3rd Saving Lives Sustainably: Sustainable Production [...]

Supply Chain Dive: Packaging, PPE and surgical supplies: How COVID-19 is pushing hospitals to reduce waste

January 14th, 2021|

Acquiring enough personal protective equipment and supplies to test for and treat COVID-19 in the United States was a major challenge in 2020. With case [...]

December 2020

Forbes: Healthcare Organizations Are Polluting The Air And Harming Public Health, But That Can Change

December 23rd, 2020|

Exposure to high levels of air pollution can cause a variety of health issues, ranging from mild irritation of the throat to heart problems, and [...]

Medical Device +Diagnostic Industry: The Circular Healthcare Economy: Suppliers, Lawmakers—Time’s Up

December 18th, 2020|

The pandemic has made (at least) three things clear to healthcare supply chain leaders: We have to build resiliency into the supply chain. We have [...]

Healthcare Finance News: Reprocessing single-use medical devices boosts circular economy for hospitals

December 13th, 2020|

Regulated medical device reprocessing is an important tool in improving environmental and public health outcomes, according to a new analysis published in Health Affairs. Health [...]