NewGen Surgical

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Why Environmental Changes Are a Growing Public Health Crisis
Why Environmental Changes Are a Growing Public Health Crisis

10 months ago - Three years ago in Paris, Dignity Health was privileged to be among the delegations from around the world that came to consensus on how we needed to urgently curb our carbon emission rates or face irreparable harm. Now, as many of those same representatives meet at COP24 in Poland, disaster after disaster have claimed thousands of lives.

Q&A: How NewGen Surgical Is Redesigning Sustainable Healthcare
Q&A: How NewGen Surgical Is Redesigning Sustainable Healthcare

1 year ago - The U.S. healthcare sector is the second most intensive commercial user of energy. Hospitals are one of the largest energy users, contributing 8 percent of the U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through the purchase of healthcare goods and services, and produce more than 4.67 million tons of waste each year. Realizing the significance of these impacts, NewGen Surgical was started in 2012 with a vision to make single-use medical devices more sustainable through their redesign and material inputs.

Trending: New Plant-Based Solutions for Non-Recyclable Health, Home Products
Trending: New Plant-Based Solutions for Non-Recyclable Health, Home Products

1 year ago - While there’s plenty of discussion surrounding single-use plastics — namely straws, water bottles, food packaging, coffee stirrers, etc. — the topic of disposable needle counters doesn’t typically enter into the conversation. But with hospitals across the US generating more than 12,000 tons of waste per day — 30 percent of which come from operating rooms — reducing the use of non-renewable plastics in healthcare is imperative.

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