Sustainability report

Product safety & quality

Edwards Lifesciences’ work to maintain product safety and quality supports our aspiration of Excelling as a Trusted Partner Through Distinguished Quality and Integrity.

Definition

Monitoring, managing, and reducing negative health and safety impacts of Edwards’ products, improving product quality.

Our aspirations

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Excelling as a trusted partner through distinguished quality and integrity

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Added capacity in heart valve manufacturing

During 2017, we implemented a Lean/Six Sigma Initiative that reduced the time required to make certain heart valves, thus increasing available capacity in our manufacturing operations.