Studies show that being close to nature improves the healing process and increases job satisfaction.
Biophilic design speeds recovery rates, reduces stress and decreases dependency on medication.
Report chronicles efforts of hospitals that took a variety of successful approaches to shrinking their carbon footprints.
Hand dryers help drive a sustainable message.
Negligent climate actions are taking years off of people’s lives.
Improving air quality should not interfere with sustainability goals.
UPMC’s goal to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.
Towel dispenser manufacturers are answering the call to become more sustainable.
Air purifiers in classrooms reduced indoor pollution concentrations by up to 57 percent.
Facilities represent more than 30 million square feet and a more than fourfold adoption increase in the sector since a year ago.
The guide helps managers navigate economic, regulatory, resourcing, and infrastructure issues.
The global healthcare additive manufacturing market is expected to grow 22.6 percent by 2030.
Green Seal’s updated cleaning and personal care product standards now prohibit all approximately 12,000 chemicals in this class.
ASHE will recognize these facilities at its Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition.
The American Medical Association and American Academy of Pediatrics expressed their disappointment in the most recent sustainability ruling.
Commission has pledged to reduce its emissions by a minimum of 50 percent by 2030 and achieve net zero emissions by 2050.
The best time to start winterizing sidewalks and parking lots is during the summer.
Arbor Day Foundation names Aspirus Wausau Hospital a Tree Campus Healthcare institution.
More healthcare facilities managers are looking to stock up on sustainable ice melt products before winter arrives.
A report by Association of Medical Device Reprocessors found that healthcare facilities can save money and reduce waste by extending the life of single-use medical devices.
As part of effort, Kaiser Permanente joined U.S. Health and Human Services climate pledge, launched to mobilize healthcare sector to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
More healthcare facilities are looking for ways to safely and sustainably dispose of medical waste.
Healthcare facilities have come under greater scrutiny and pressure in recent years to operate more sustainably.
A Servicon report suggests four ways for healthcare facilities to become more sustainable.
Healthcare sector partners represent 495 million square feet of space, collectively saving $310 million since 2011.
The initiative challenges private healthcare systems to meet or exceed emissions goals and build facility resilience.
Managers can prevent problems by understanding water piping materials and causes of corrosion
Aspirus Wausau Hospital earned recognition in the foundation’s third year of the program.
More healthcare facilities are looking to add 3D-printing services within their operations.
Understanding how and how much facilities use water is critical in curtailing waste and cutting utility costs