Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies (JJMDC) recently launched a new sustainability capacity tool to address the environmental impact of health systems and reduce costs through incorporating sustainability practices.
The CareAdvantage product is designed to help health systems achieve specific environmental, waste management, cost savings and sustainable purchasing goals.
According to a survey run by JJMDC, there is a growing demand among US health system executives for sustainability strategies in the healthcare ecosystem. The survey also revealed that 9 out of 10 clinicians and health executives, i.e. 92 and 88 percent respectively, believe that sustainability provides long-term cost savings.
Here are 5 benefits the new CareAdvantage product will provide:
- It also all-encompassing of practical tools and educational resources to help health systems create sustainability programs
- It will encourage the implementation of best practices for measuring and communicating the value of sustainability in healthcare
- It has the potential to help Purchasing and Sustainability teams meet their Environmental Preferable Purchasing (EPP) goals through EPP assessments.
- Will foster the providing of health systems with a broad portfolio of sustainably sourced medical devices
- It is cost effective
According to Melinda Thiel, Vice President, Customer Marketing & Solutions at JJMDC, the CareAdvantage Sustainability capability product is an element of meeting customers’ needs and providing a solution that will help them reach their goals and deliver measurable results.