For more information on upcoming 2015 HcPIE
A unique educational event which brings together medical device packaging professionals and healthcare practitioners for an event featuring both pharmaceutical and medical device tracks.
October 20th - 21st, 2015
MSU Campus, East Lansing, MI
Dr. Laura Bix via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, Cimberly Weir via email at email@example.com
The session covered the progress of developing a waste map model for 6 Kaiser Permanente medical centers, using lean manufacturing principles. The waste map provided a visual representation of the identification, flow, and ultimate disposition of material through the medical center. Challenges & opportunities of the waste map project, metrics, and the costs/benefits of environmental sustainability were discussed.