Erika Kimball

Erika Kimball

Waste Reduction Program Manager, Stanford Health Care

Erika is a sustainability consultant specializing in hospital waste prevention, engagement and change management, and sustainable product lifecycle. As waste reduction program manager at Stanford Healthcare, Erika develops, implements, and manages waste reduction initiatives, including the clinical recycling program.

H5 – Safety, Quality, Sustainability: Lean Process Improvement in the Clinical Soiled Utility Room

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Tina Cortez, the Safe Patient Handling Manager at Stanford Health Care, was on a mission to solve a problem. Clinician and patient safety were at risk due to inadequate supply of reusable patient lifts. The Safe Patient Handling team had replaced 90% of stock, at a cost of $50,000 in the first three quarters of […]