Greening the OR
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When I studied supply chain and operations management during my undergraduate years, there was a simple story I’ll always remember from Michael Dell (yes, the man who created Dell computers,… Read More
Anesthesia and the use of anesthetic agents are not new to the health care sector. However, their direct impact on the environment, patients and community health is quickly becoming a… Read More
2016 Greening the OR Circle of Excellence Winners
Harborview Medical Center
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
University of Maryland Medical Center… Read More
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Cleveland Clinic staff members train in an energy reduction program that is changing the way operating rooms function at every level (Courtesy of Cleveland Clinic).
WHAT STARTED as an… Read More
At New York City’s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, science flourishes side by side with clinical practice, including here at the Zuckerman Research Center.
They say practice makes perfect,… Read More
More hospitals are turning to fluid management systems to reduce RMW rates. Here’s how to get started.
Felicia Worley works in surgical support services at the Cleveland Clinic, where Neptune… Read More
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is this year’s Greening the OR Award winner.
OR staff nurse Pat Stockwell demonstrates a recycling bucket used in Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s ORs.
The OR is a… Read More
NorthShore University HealthSystem’s green team updates key processes to tackle waste
The operating room is an area of significant opportunity in waste reduction. Across its four hospitals, NorthShore University HealthSystem… Read More
Greening the OR celebrates four years of environmental achievements!
The University of Maryland Medical Center received the Greening the OR Award
The Greening the OR® Initiative began four years ago… Read More
Water savings in the operating room.
While it comes as no surprise that the operating room consumes vast amounts of energy and supplies and generates a significant portion of a… Read More
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