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  • Focus on Sterilization and High-Level Disinfection in a Healing Environment

    January 1st, 2008 - 1:00 am
    In the News

    By Erica Stewart, CIH, HEM and Janet Brown
    Healthcare Design Magazine

    Striving to provide quality care in a healing environment, healthcare facilities are taking a closer look at methods of sterilization and high-level disinfection for reusable medical equipment. Prevalent practices, including the use of ethylene oxide and glutaraldehyde, are not without safety and environmental impacts. Factoring in expensive and often...

  • Local Man Honored for Hospital Recycling Program

    April 5th, 2006 - 12:00 am
    In the News

    By John Saiz
    Patterson Irrigator

    April 5, 2006 – St. Joseph’s Medical center in Stockton is receiving national attention for its recycling efforts, and Patterson resident John Kendle has been instrumental in making that happen.
    For the past seven months, Kendle has headed up a program that recycles 27 percent of the Stockton hospital’s waste. Now, the hospital is receiving the Environmental Leadership Award from Hospitals for...

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