Dr. Heniford participating in a 2010 Operation Hernia medical mission trip in Mongolia. The surgeons used the recycled surgical supplies donated by the CMC OR.

Strategies for sustainability: Going green in the OR

May 1, 2015 • Features

Effective green OR strategies reduce operating cost, eliminate waste, and improve environmental sustainability. This article highlights practical solutions for promoting the kind of culture change necessary to achieve long-lasting green OR initiatives.

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Looking forward – May 2015

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In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt highlights A History of Surgery at Cook County Hospital, a new book edited by ACS fellows that describes the hospital’s impact on surgical care and its ties with the College.

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Strategies for sustainability: Going green in the OR

Dr. Heniford participating in a 2010 Operation Hernia medical mission trip in Mongolia. The surgeons used the recycled surgical supplies donated by the CMC OR.

Effective green OR strategies reduce operating cost, eliminate waste, and improve environmental sustainability. This article highlights practical solutions for promoting the kind of culture change necessary to achieve long-lasting green OR initiatives.

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ACS NSQIP hospitals significantly improve outcomes over time

Most hospitals participating in the ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program improve surgical outcomes over time, and improvement continues with each year that hospitals participate in the program, according to a study recently published in the Annals of Surgery.

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