Seattle Children's Hospital | Surgical Kit Review

Seattle Children’s Hospital has a strategic environmental management plan to help safeguard health and resources, while lowering operating costs so it can fulfill its founding promise: “To care for every child in our region, regardless of their family’s ability to pay.” Part of that work is the reduction of waste. By evaluating the surgical kits in operation rooms with staff and the facility’s vendor every 1-2 years, the team is able to eliminate unnecessary items and prevent their waste. The end results are streamlined surgical kits, enhanced vendor relationships and cost savings.


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