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ORX Awards and the Winners Are ... - September 2014 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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8 5 S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 4 | O U T P AT I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E O N L I N E E nvironmental stewardship is nice, but Joyce Stengel, MSN, RN, CNOR, nurse manager of the 8-OR SurgiCentre at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, happily discovered that going green carries with it the added reward of real savings. As it turns out, going green saves green, the ultimate win-win. "You always want to be environmentally responsible, but it's turned out to be an excellent cost-savings initiative for us," says Ms. Stengel. For the environmentally responsible and economically sound exam- ple she's set, Ms. Stengel is the winner of the OR Excellence Award for Environmental Stewardship. Going green carries with it the added reward of real savings. S p o n s o r e d b y l FLUID WASTE Joyce Stengel, MSN, RN, CNOR, disposes of a reusable suction canister Joyce Stengel, MSN, RN, CNOR Environmental Stewardship

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