St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center | Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) Reduction

Since 2009, St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center has reduced their regulated medical waste (RMW) from 10 to seven percent of total waste, saving an estimated $2,000 per year in waste disposal fees. The operating room and endoscopy personnel identified opportunities for improvement. This win-win opportunity was accomplished through education, improved segregation and regular audits.


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