DOTmed Business News January 2013 Issue Published

“Green” Issue Leads Off A New Year

NEW YORK--()--DOTmed Business News, a leading health care magazine catering to industry professionals with a strong online news presence, has published its January 2013 “Green” issue. The theme of this month’s magazine focuses on sustainability in the health care arena with three major features covering sustainability including:

Step-by-Step Sustainability: How The Right Vendors Can “Go Green” With Ease - Practice Greenhealth, Red Bag Solutions Stericycle, Megadyne and more give practical advice on introducing sustainability at your facility. Read more online at

Hospital Food Goes Green: Sustainable Food Services Offer Tasty Meals and Green Choices Beyond Lime Jell-0 - A look at what’s on the menu at Adventist Medical Center, Fletcher Allen Health Care, John Muir Health, Carroll Hospital Center, New Milford Hospital and Overlake Medical Center. Read more online at

Single Use Device Reprocessing: A Rapidly Expanding Industry, Saving Money and Reducing Waste… But Is It Safe? - Reprocessed products are used at 70% of hospitals in the U.S. including 16 out of 17 Honor Roll Hospitals ranked by U.S. News &World Report. Some facilities are reluctant to get started out of concerns for safety and the “yuck” factor according to the ECRI Institute. Read more online at

Other major articles in the January 2013 edition of DOTmed Business News include:

Interview with Joe Landsman CEO of The University of Tennessee Medical Center - Read more online at

Hospital Beds: New Technology Let’s Patients Rest Easy - Sizewise, Stryker and Hill-Rom talk smart beds and patient safety while innovations from Joerns Healthcare and Toshiba offer some interesting updates to the sector. Read more online at

Need for Cost Effective, Consolidated Archiving Prompts CIOs/CTOs to Consider Cloud Services - Bruce Leidal. Carestream’s CIO supports the cloud. Read more online at

The BYOD Dilemma - What is your legal exposure when it comes to letting employees use their own mobile devices for work duties? Read more online at

Q&A with Jeff Bordok, CEO of Advanced Particle Therapy - Read more online at

Leveraging Technology for Managed Print Services Makes Everyone a Winner - Leon Zebrick, director of contracts/utilization for Ochsner Health System explains how big savings can be found with a little print management. Read more online at

Also in the issue are top industry news items including:

Siemens to Release First Wireless Ultrasound

GE Seeks to Silence Common MR Complaint

View the digital edition of the January issue here:

About DOTmed

DOTmed is the leading public medical equipment marketplace and the leader in online medical equipment auctions with more than 10 years’ experience. With more than 250,000 listings and 170,000 registered users, DOTmed is revolutionizing the medical equipment market place through innovation, access and programs that serve buyers and sellers alike. Visit to learn more. DOTmed Business News is a monthly print publication delivered to top health care executives every month with a BPA audited circulation of 31,000. It is also available on the iPad. Search “DOTmed” on Apple’s App Store to download.


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