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HYGIA Adds Stethoscopes to Patient Room Essential Clinical Commodity Management Program
Birmingham, AL – HYGIA Health Services, the leading provider of Essential Clinical Commodities (ECCs) through their multiplication and management program, has added stethoscopes to their catalog. HYGIA is the leading ECC Management Vendor, focusing on single use, non-invasive devices around the patient room. Medical reprocessors typically focus on surgery devices and ignore the large opportunity throughout the rest of the hospital to save substantial money and eliminate landfill waste. HYGIA’s high quality processes—specifically designed for essential clinical commodities—clean, test, disinfect, and repackage items using FDA approved processes to provide bed curtains, cerebral-somatic sensors, blood pressure cuffs, SCD/DVT sleeves, pulse ox sensors, ECG leads, pneumatic tourniquets, infusor bags, splints, masks, bed alarms, and now stethoscopes. This comprehensive savings program focused on the patient room can produce $5290 in hard cost savings per bed over 5 years.
Essential Clinical Commodities
Essential Clinical Commodities (ECCs) are products throughout the hospital that are essential for the clinical setting and can be managed and reprocessed with HYGIA using FDA approved methodology to save over $1,000 per bed per year. Many are Single Use Devices (SUDs) historically thrown away, generating millions of pounds of landfill waste.
HYGIA adds stethoscopes to the ECC devices offered as part of its management and savings multiplication program. These devices include, but are not limited to: bed curtains, cerebral-somatic sensors, blood pressure cuffs, SCD/DVT sleeves, pulse ox sensors, ECG leads, pneumatic tourniquets, infusor bags, splints, masks, bed alarms, and now stethoscopes.
HYGIA’s high quality service saves our customers a substantial amount of money that will multiply over time—not to mention the peace of mind from choosing the greener option.
“HYGIA’s focus on Essential Clinical Commodity Management and Multiplication in the patient room allows hospitals and health systems to increase green initiatives and save over $1,000 per bed per year in a largely ignored and untapped area of savings. Medical reprocessors only skim the surface of what you will save with HYGIA.”
–Scott Commas, President & CEO, HYGIA
Savings Multiplication Management
HYGIA’s Essential Clinical Commodity (ECC) Savings Multiplication Management Program manages, maximizes and multiplies the savings and “green” impact for hospitals across the country. HYGIA offers a pre-contract EEC improvement analyses to create an operational baseline and discover the extent of potential savings, green impact and efficiency improvements over time.