PHOENIX, Ariz. – May 14, 2013 – Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions division announced today it has received two prestigious awards from the group purchasing organization Novation for supplier excellence. Novation named Stryker’s reprocessing division Purchased Services Supplier of the Year and presented it with top honors in the category of Environmental Excellence. Stryker provided single-use medical device reprocessing and remanufacturing services to over 680 members served by Novation in 2012, helping them realize a total of $75 million in supply cost savings and divert over 2.3 million pounds of medical waste from landfills.
DENVER, CO – April 30, 2012 – CleanMed, Booth #313 – Stryker, a leader in medical device reprocessing, has co-founded a coalition of 17 elite healthcare suppliers with Practice Greenhealth to advance the purchase of products and processes that are less hazardous to the environment. The Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) Business Leadership Coalition was developed in response to hospital leaders’ requests for an increasing number of products that support their sustainability goals.
PHOENIX, AZ – April 17, 2012 – Stryker’sSustainability Solutions division, a leader in medical device reprocessing, today introduced Restep®, the company’s pioneering deep vein thrombosis (DVT) solution. Restep addresses a critical need in the market for comprehensive device solutions that deliver fiscal and environmental value to hospitals by integrating original manufactured and reprocessed medical devices. Its introduction signifies the growing role suppliers play in offering quality care solutions that address the needs of clinicians, hospitals and patients while benefiting the environment.
PHOENIX, AZ – Sept. 27, 2011 – Stryker Sustainability Solutions, a leader in delivering smart healthcare resource solutions, announced today it is sponsoring Practice Greenhealth’s new Greening the Supply Chain™ Initiative. The Initiative engages businesses in meeting the emerging demand for more environmentally preferable purchasing (EPP) practices for products within healthcare facilities, GPOs and in the marketplace. Stryker Sustainability Solutions, formerly Ascent, joins group purchasing organizations and top-performing hospitals throughout the country to support Greening the Supply Chain.
PHOENIX, AZ – April 6, 2011 – Ascent, a division of Stryker Corporation, and a leader in delivering healthcare resource sustainability, has been honored with a Champion for Change Award by Practice Greenhealth. Reserved for a select group of leaders in healthcare sustainability, the award recognizes companies that not only help their customers improve their environmental performance, but also demonstrate significant achievement in ‘greening’ their own organizations.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – March 18-24, 2011 – AORN Congress, Booth #1319 – Ascent, a division of Stryker Corporation, continues its commitment to supporting quality healthcare delivery with the introduction of a new tool that calculates the financial and environmental impact of reprocessing. The first-of-its-kind calculator, available on the Ascent website, estimates the cost savings and waste reduction potential for a hospital if it focuses on reprocessing as a best practice. The tool is designed to help hospitals understand the potential results reprocessing can deliver based on their size and program utilization.