Focus: Environmental Services

A greener environmental services department can have a wide impact

June 5, 2019

Sustainable programs are growing more common in U.S. healthcare facilities, according to an article on the Health Facilities Management website.

Green practices can have a considerable positive economic impact, including improved public perception.

More than half of global consumers report that they prefer to purchase products and services from a company with a strong environmental reputation, the article said.

One recent study by Sodexo and Practice Greenhealth found that patients hospitalized in sustainable facilities reported overall higher treatment ratings than those in traditional hospitals when compared with the average performance of traditional hospitals of similar sizes and locations.

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