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In the Press

December 2022

Supply Chain Digital: Healthcare CEOs must cut carbon from supply chains – Genpact

December 26th, 2022|

GenPact’s Urvashi Bhatnagar, and Dan Vukelich of the Association of Medical Device Reprocessors, on why the healthcare sector need to cut Co2. When published studies [...]

Medical Xpress: Researchers call for mandatory emissions reporting from US health care organizations

December 16th, 2022|

As climate change continues to impact our world, more industries are looking for solutions to lower carbon emissions, and the health care system is no [...]

STAT: ‘Right to repair’ movement gains momentum in the tightly controlled world of medical devices

December 14th, 2022|

The Covid-19 pandemic crystallized a problem that has long plagued hospitals and biomedical engineers: many can’t maintain or repair their machines without the green light [...]

November 2022

The Journal of Healthcare Contracting: Building Resiliency – A new nonprofit healthcare supply chain association aims to champion standards and best practices.

November 30th, 2022|

From Jesse Schafer’s vantage point as a senior manager of business continuity at the Mayo Clinic, supply chain resiliency is keenly needed in healthcare. “It’s [...]

Medical Design & Outsourcing: Cardinal Health expands single-use device reprocessing facility

November 23rd, 2022|

“Sustainable Technologies is a unique growth business within Cardinal Health,” Global Planning SVP Pete Bennett said in a news release. “Our investment in this expansion [...]

FDA Needs To Undo Incentives For Single-Use Products, Device Reprocessing Expert Says

November 16th, 2022|

Medtech Insight sat down with Dan Vukelich, president and CEO of the Association of Medical Device Reprocessors, to discuss the need for sustainable alternatives to limit [...]

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: HHS Shares Health Sector Emissions Reduction and Climate Resilience Announcements at COP27

November 10th, 2022|

A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) delegation to the United Nations Climate Conference (COP27) announced that more than 100 health care organizations [...]

October 2022

Medical Device Reprocessing Industry’s Green Servitization Model Provides Better Value for Hospitals, Lowers Carbon Footprint and Costs, Among Findings in Recently Published Study

October 31st, 2022|

[October 31, 2022 // Washington, DC and Berlin] A new study, published in the Journal Sustainability, provides the first detailed analysis of the trend toward [...]

MedCity News: Reprocessing beyond cost savings: Growing supply chain resilience

October 24th, 2022|

Supply chain resilience has become a key concept in healthcare today. This is because the pandemic (and the post-pandemic) realities of securing necessary supplies have [...]

Healthcare Purchasing News: Global commitment to climate resiliency of healthcare facilities

October 17th, 2022|

The World Health Organization (WHO) and over 20 leaders from governments and international organizations agreed and called for action to increase climate resilience of health-care [...]

International Finance Corporation: Circular Economy: A Greener Medical Device Industry & Better

October 4th, 2022|

In the first webisode, Daniel J. Vukelich, President of the Association of Medical Device Reprocessing, will outline the need for hospitals to extend the life [...]

September 2022

HHS Report to Hospitals: Over Reliance on “Single-Use” Medical Devices Leads to Supply Chain Disruptions/Greater Emissions; Reprocessing among Solutions Noted to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Health Sector

September 27th, 2022|

[Washington, D.C. -- 27 September, 2022] A new report from The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), issued by the Agency for Healthcare [...]

The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment: Environmental Footprint of Regular and Intensive Inpatient Care in a Large US Hospital

September 27th, 2022|

Abstract Purpose Environmental sustainability is a growing concern to healthcare providers, given the health impacts of climate change and air pollution, and the sizable footprint [...]

Healthcare Purchasing News: AHRQ releases primer targeting healthcare’s carbon footprint

September 24th, 2022|

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), today released a primer to help healthcare [...]