Tag Archives: Sustainability

Vishnu Kalra

Partnering to Support Sustainability in the OR

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Vishnu Kalra

A recent study from Ethicon and the Cleveland Clinic outlined opportunities and barriers to better sustainability practices in operating rooms. We spoke with Vishnu Kalra, President, U.S. Ethicon, to learn more about the study’s findings, Ethicon’s efforts to develop more sustainable products and practices, and how other companies can get started.

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Peter Muller

E-labeling: The Road to Reduced Medical Device Packaging Material

By Peter Muller
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Peter Muller

New directives and guidance aim to connect patients, physicians and other stakeholders across the healthcare ecosystem with a consistently up-to-date information source for product and safety information that isn’t dependent on paper. Schlafender Hase’s Peter Muller explores the promise of e-labeling and practical next steps required to deliver on these directives.

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Urvashi Bhatnagar and Jeff Thompson

Sustainability: Lessons from the Frontlines of Health Care

Urvashi Bhatnagar and Jeff Thompson

Under the leadership of Jeff Thompson, MD, Gundersen Health System reduced its greenhouse gases by 95% and was nationally recognized for higher quality care and lower costs. Here Dr. Thompson and Urvashi Bhatnagar, DPT, MBA, author of The Sustainability Scorecard: How Firms can Implement and Profit from Unexpected Solutions, share the strategies and organizational mindset needed to advance sustainability in health care.

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