…to highlight commitment to healthcare quality improvement and innovation
TrinovaMed Monarch Green Machine transforms biohazardous medical waste into environmentally-safe material
Washington, DC – June 10, 2010 — Trinova Medical Waste Solutions LLC was recently selected to participate in the Premier Healthcare Alliance’s annual Innovation Celebration, an event to celebrate advances in healthcare while highlighting healthcare industry suppliers committed to innovation and improving patient outcomes.
Trinova Medical Waste Solutions, LLC has developed the first patent-pending environmentally-friendly solution for the treatment and management of regulated medical waste (RMW) – the TrinovaMed Monarch Green Machine. TrinovaMed is the only provider of this innovative solution.
The TrinovaMed Monarch Green Machine, uses a proprietary dual-action green technology, to transform hazardous medical waste, including surgical instruments, into an environmentally-safe, completely benign “confetti”-like material that can be disposed of as regular trash. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the TrinovaMed solution.
Twenty-three medical innovations, selected by a committee of clinicians and other Premier hospital members based on their ability to impact the healthcare industry were on display at the Innovation Celebration. These new devices and products, which can impact the safety, quality and cost-effectiveness of care, were showcased to more than 3,000 healthcare providers and experts.
Consideration for the Innovation Celebration is open to all suppliers, regardless of whether the company is contracted with Premier. Overall, Premier contracts with more than 800 suppliers.
“Trinova and its Trinovamed Monarch Green Machine™ is innovation the way mother nature intended,” said Tom Bang, CEO and President of Trinova. “Trinova has developed a world-class technology that makes sanitation and disposal of medical waste green, clean, safe, effective and affordable. We are pleased to be recognized by Premier and look forward to sharing our solution with the healthcare industry.”
“Healthcare providers need to be up-to-date on latest concepts and developments regarding new devices, products and therapies which can impact the cost and quality of care,” said Premier Purchasing Partners President Mike Alkire. “These suppliers are committed to innovation that leads to improved quality and reduced costs, and we’re pleased to showcase their efforts to our alliance members.”
Innovation Celebration participants were featured on June 8 at the 2010 Premier Annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in Washington. Basic criteria for selection included solutions that displayed uniqueness, as well as solutions that have an impact on an unmet medical need.
About the Premier healthcare alliance, 2006 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient
Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,300 U.S. hospitals and 67,000-plus other healthcare sites working together to achieve high quality, cost-effective care. Owned by not-for-profit hospitals, Premier maintains the nation’s most comprehensive repository of clinical, financial and outcomes information and operates a leading healthcare purchasing network. A world leader in helping deliver measurable improvements in care, Premier works with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the United Kingdom’s National Health Service Northwest to improve hospital performance. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has offices in San Diego, Philadelphia and Washington. www.premierinc.com.
About Trinova Medical Waste Solutions, LLC
Trinova Medical Waste Solutions, LLC, founded in 2002, is a green total waste management solution provider committed to reducing waste volume, improving safety and efficiency through the development of state-of-the-art green technology. The company’s principle product is the TrinovaMed Monarch Green Machine, which transforms regulated and non-regulated medical waste into benign, sanitized municipal solid waste that can be disposed of with regular trash. Trinova provides a total waste stream management system to hospitals and other medical facilities as an efficient, safe, cost-effective and legally compliant solution. For more information, visit www.trinovamed.com.
About the TrinovaMed Monarch Green Machine™
The TrinovaMed Monarch Green Machine sanitizes medical waste by using proprietary dual-action green technology. The Monarch Green Machine is safe for hospitals, processors and employees. The new technology provides cost-savings by eliminating hazardous materials handling and transportation fees. It is also an environmentally-friend technology that reduces transportation fuel consumption, air pollution and promotes water conservation. The Monarch Green Machine is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
For additional information please contact, Kelly O’Bryan, The Navigator Group, (239) 565-6245, [email protected]