By now everyone has heard of LED lighting, and Kermit the Frog isn't the only one complaining that "it's not easy being green." New technology, especially any kind of electronics, can be expensive and constantly changing, making it difficult to know when to take the plunge....
Becker's Hospital Review has named the following hospital and health system leaders to its list of "130 nonprofit hospital and health system CEOs to know." The leaders on this list lead some of the largest and most prominent hospitals and health systems in the nation. They...
Now is the time to make environmental sustainability part of your quality improvement work. Years ago when I was a hospital CEO, I didn't have sustainability on my radar screen. I wasn't aware of the significant impact that the healthcare sector has on the environment —...
How can healthcare workers contribute to slowing down antibiotic resistance? A healthcare nonprofit suggests they commit to buying an antibiotic-free turkey for Thanksgiving.
A potentially toxic chemical that is strictly regulated in children's toys is also used in abundance in neonatal intensive care units, where premature babies are often struggling to survive. A new study suggests that while being...
3M has earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for its 3M™ Avagard™ Gel Instant Hand Antiseptic and 3M™ Avagard™ Foaming Instant Hand Antiseptic. "3M develops sustainable solutions and product platforms to help our customers — and...
Every day, we are exposed to thousands of chemicals, in our food, water, the air we breathe, the clothing we wear, the furniture we use and the carpet we walk on. Mounting data suggests that some of the chemicals we come in contact with — in our homes, workplaces,...
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