29-Jul-2016 to 29-Jul-2016

For Immediate Release: July 28, 2016
Contact: Mike Ferris (508) 875-1070 ext 117

 

Healthcare Leader Sandy Kurtz, MD Joins Sterilis LLC Advisory Board
Innovative Technology Company Advances On-Site Remediation of Regulated Medical Waste.

(July 28, 2016 Boxborough, MA)
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Sterilis LLC, provider of an innovative regulated medical waste remediation device, announced today that Sandy Kurtz, MD. has joined its advisory board.
Sandy Kurtz is an accomplished and highly recognized leader in healthcare management,” said Bob Winskowicz,CEO of Sterilis. “He is an innovator and sees Sterilis technology as a way to reduce risk and liability, whilecontaining costs of regulated medical waste disposal at the same time. Sandy recognizes that Sterilis point-of-careremediation can have a long-term sustainable impact for healthcare providers.”
With over 35 years of experience in healthcare management, Sandy Kurtz is an acknowledged operational leaderin the medical field. Most notably, Sandy spent 27 years in executive positions including COO/CMO at Lahey Clinic and served as CMO and President of the Physician Organization of West Penn Allegheny Health System.  Currently, Sandy is Vice-President of Advisory Board Consulting and Management, assisting clients who need CMO and Medical Group Administration Management.  “The Healthcare Industry is constantly being challenged to control costs while providing better care for patients.  Sterilis has the product to lower patient and employee risk, contain rising costs with a fixed cost solution, and make facilities more sustainable,” said Sandy Kurtz. “Sterilis has a unique technology whereby it can treat regulated medical waste at point-of-care that can be applied in many healthcare situations.”

Sterilis developed patented technology that combines a steam sterilizer with a grinder, allowing regulated medical waste (RMW) to be treated on-site and on-demand at point-of-care in about 60 minutes. It turns RMW into harmless confetti which can then be thrown out with regular trash. It’s portable, requires no plumbing, plugs into a standard outlet, and operates through a touch screen for easy use. The device is being used in a variety of regulated medical waste settings including hospitals, community needle-drop centers, dialysis clinics, surgery
centers, dermatology and ophthalmology practices, health clinics, prisons, clinical labs, and nursing homes.

ABOUT STERILIS:
Creator of innovative technology that turns regulated medical waste into harmless, confetti-like material that can be thrown out with the regular trash.
Sterilis devices are American-made in Springfield, Massachusetts and can be found in markets including healthcare, public safety (fire and police departments) and aviation. The company is privately
held and headquartered in Boxborough, Massachusetts. For more information and photography, contact Mike Ferris- SVP Sterilis at mferris@sterilismedical.com