Mountain Vista Medical Center was awarded a Gold Healthy Hospital Award from Stryker Sustainability Solutions on March 12.
The medical center won the award for its waste reduction efforts and sustainable healthcare practices in 2013.
Mountain Vista Medical Center reduced its supply of costs by nearly $540,000, which allowed the hospital executives to reallocate savings to initiatives that support quality patient care and innovative medical technology in 2013. The center was also able to divert 9,300 pounds of medical waste from Arizona landfills.
Mountain Vista Medical Center is in the top one percent of Stryker customers to receive a Gold Healthy Hospital Award for their efforts in 2013.