Are we alone in the universe?

We may find the answer in the next decade or two relying on clues which science provides to help us find the way.  This includes balancing what we understand about our planet and recognizing what we know are the critical elements for life. 

Next month, the launch of the Webb telescope might give us the means to discover whether we find another earth out there, a Planet B.  The search for Planet B is complicated. Nevertheless we know that even in its most extreme conditions, life is carbon based, liquid water is the solvent for biochemistry, and DNA is the code for genetic information. The building blocks for life, hydrogen, oxygen and carbon are found abundantly in the universe. So what does this have to do with Sterile Processing?

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Working together in healthcare for a healthier future

 

Healthcare provider with mask cradling globeEvery year, we have greater appreciation of our place in the healthcare industry and more incentive to expand the impact of Case Medical’s corporate sustainability efforts.

Environmentally conscious operations are part of the Case Medical way of doing business—from sustainable manufacturing processes to advocacy via the American Sustainable Business Council to our commitment to producing safer instrument chemistries aligned with the US EPA Safer Choice Program. In 2021, as science begins to turn the tide against the Covid-19 pandemic, we can see why humanity’s most important efforts require global, collaborative solutions.

“At the heart of Earth Day’s 2021 theme, Restore Our Earth, is optimism, a critically needed sentiment in a world ravaged by both climate change and the pandemic," said Kathleen Rogers, president of EarthDay.org. In honor of Earth Day, we’re sharing three past blog posts packed with real action steps and resources to help your department honor the planet through sustainable healthcare practices. Click the titles below to learn more.

1 - How healthcare can heal the planet

2 - An achievable sustainability initiative for your SPD

3 - One more achievable sustainability initiative for your SPD

Download the infographicOn the first Earth Day, April 22, 1970, 20 million people came out onto the streets across the U.S., an event that to this day remains the largest civic event in human history.

In the digital age, we can connect to our global community, communicate a shared purpose, and
commit ourselves to take action in personal and professional realms. Please share your sustainability efforts and plans for future action in the comments below!

 

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