In the summer of 2016 I volunteered weekly at the ER in Lewis Gale Hospital in Blacksburg, VA. I assisted the nurses and served the patients. I got insight into what medical devices are used and how the hospital operates. Later that year I used the insights for Beni cuff.
This is a disposable blood pressure cuff.
Healthcare providers around the nation are switching to disposable blood pressure cuffs.
will be thrown away every day if this trend continues.
Back up. Why are healthcare providers switching to environmentally damaging disposable blood pressure cuffs?
Blood pressure cuffs are easy to overlook when cleaning a room and have been identified as a risk for Hospital-Acquired Infections.
The average annual cost of HAIs per patient
The number of deaths per year due to HAIs
LONG PRODUCT LIFE
REDUCES HAI RISK
How can we create a safer, more sustainable blood pressure cuff?
recylable single-use cuff
84,679 / day
84,679 / year
No more Cradle to Cradle banned materials.
A different color for every size makes it easy for nurses to find the correct size.
Materials easily separate for recycling.
Beni has the potential to keep 30,907,835 disposable blood pressure cuffs out of our landfills every year.
per year is like
hospital rooms full
Beni cuff reduces hospital waste and
the risk of HAIs.
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