From Design to Disposal: Achieving Sustainability in Medical Devices
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As our society becomes increasingly concerned with environmental protection, medical devices that are strictly single-use and disposable are a challenge given the benefits that they also provide. The medical device industry is under increasing pressure from regulators, hospital systems, governments and consumers alike to seek more responsible and sustainable solutions.
In this article, George I’ons, Head of Product Strategy and Insights at Owen Mumford Pharmaceutical Services, discusses the onus on the medical device industry to move towards sustainable practices, how it might be achieved, what benefits sustainability may bring but also what challenges this presents.
Find us featured on p62-66 in September’s issue of ONdrugDelivery.