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HYGIA Adds Bed Alarms to Hospital and Health Systems’ Green Initiatives
Birmingham, AL – HYGIA Health Services, the leading provider of Essential Clinical Commodities (ECCs) through their multiplication and management program, has added bed alarms to their catalog of single use, non-invasive devices around the patient room. Typically, medical reprocessors focus on surgery devices and ignore the large opportunity in other areas of the hospital to save substantial money and eliminate landfill waste. HYGIA’s high quality processes—specifically designed for ECCs—clean, test, disinfect, and repackage items using FDA approved processes to provide hospital cubicle curtains, cerebral-somatic sensors, blood pressure cuffs, SCD/DVT sleeves, pulse ox sensors, ECG leads, pneumatic tourniquets, infusor bags, splints, masks, and now bed alarms. This comprehensive savings and green program has prevented an average of 300 thousand feet of products and packages from entering landfills per customer and can produce over $5290 in hard cost savings per bed over 5 years.