In the medical device world, “sustainability” is more than a buzzword—it’s an economic and social duty.
Having trained biomedical equipment technicians in developing regions can help, but lack of funding is perpetuating a dire situation.
When we understand that profitability is a vital part of the equation, it’s easy to see why Sustainability is a challenge worth embracing. By optimizing an existing design, or redesigning to minimize disposable elements, we can make a significant and positive difference.
Which materials make the most sustainable sense and for what applications? How can we create products that balance function with recycling opportunities? With new materials available and on the horizon, the balance point is shifting toward a place that’s more sustainable.