Belimed Joins Practice Greenhealth Supporting Environmental Practices

Charleston, SC, Belimed Inc. (www.belimed.us) is pleased to announce that it has made a significant commitment to environmental sustainability by joining Practice Greenhealth, a membership organization for institutions and businesses in the health care field who are engaged in reducing their environmental footprints.

 

Practice Greenhealth provides practical guidance, training, consultation, and business solutions to help its members in their efforts to implement environmentally responsible practices. More than 1000 healthcare providers have joined Practice Greenhealth since 2008, indicating the growing commitment among the healthcare community to reduce its environmental impact.

“As healthcare facilities look for ways to become more operationally efficient, saving millions of gallons of precious water each year in the SPD might be the ideal place to start” says Jim Gaine, Director of Business Development, Design & Construction for Belimed. “We are an established leader in resource responsibility and our washer and sterilizer products have always been designed to use less water, utilities and chemicals resulting in a significant reduction in resource consumption.”

“One of our recent installations at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada has resulted in saving over 14 million of gallons of water each year. Multiply that across several projects we are currently working on and you can begin to appreciate the impact our solutions can have across the United States.”

 “We are very pleased to welcome Belimed to the Practice Greenhealth member community,” stated Laura Wenger, executive director of Practice Greenhealth.  “Their membership demonstrates a real commitment to improving the environmental impact on patients, staff and communities.”

Practice Greenhealth offers a variety of programs to its members, including environmental purchasing, sustainable operations, continuing education, webinars, networking opportunities, communications, and annual awards recognizing the achievements of member institutions.

At Belimed, www.belimed.us, our goal is to ensure absolute customer confidence in sterile processing areas through a unique and forward thinking approach. We provide solutions that increase the efficiency with which SPDs can deliver clean, disinfected and sterilized instruments to the OR. We accomplish this by reducing waste and variation in processes resulting in lower operational costs, significantly reduced water consumption, and an enhanced working environment for SPD staff. 

We are a leading provider of medical Sterile Processing systems and solutions for hospitals and health care systems across the United States and around the world.  We integrate leading water conservation and water quality technologies, awareness, education and implementation efforts into our offering across the US.

Practice Greenhealth is the nation’s leading membership and networking organization for institutions in the healthcare community that have made a commitment to sustainable, eco-friendly practices. Members include hospitals, healthcare systems, businesses and other stakeholders engaged in the greening of healthcare to improve the health of patients, staff and the environment.

Belimed's Impact:
Water Savings

Water saved by Belimed sterilizers in the U.S. since 2007:

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