In celebration of Earth Day, we’ll explore how The University of Vermont Medical Center prevents tons (literally!) of trash from going to the landfill through its single-use medical device reprocessing program. Use, reprocess, repurchase Single-use device (SUD) reprocessing makes it possible for healthcare providers to reuse certain types of medical equipment, thereby reducing the amount […]

March is National Kidney Month. To help you understand therapies for kidney failure, Varun Agrawal, MD, nephrologist and assistant professor of medicine, explains home dialysis services that are offered by the University of Vermont Medical Center – and why it may be a great option for patients and families to consider. What is dialysis? Is […]

This May, four employees from the University of Vermont Medical Center traveled to Portland, OR to attend CleanMed 2015, a Practice Greenhealth (PGH) event celebrating achievements in healthcare sustainability. For the sixth consecutive year, the UVM Medical Center earned top honors for its green efforts. In this post, we’ll explore what these awards mean and […]