Sustainability

Nov 10, 2022
Over 100 health care organizations have signed the Administration’s Health Sector Climate Pledge to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by at least half by 2030, among other actions, a Department of Health and Human Services delegation yesterday told the United Nations Climate Conference (COP27)…
Oct 31, 2022
On this episode, I talk with Joanne M. Conroy, M.D., CEO and president of Dartmouth Health. Conroy also is the Chair-elect Designate of the AHA Board of Trustees.
Oct 31, 2022
Join AHA’s Board Chair Wright Lassiter III for Leadership Dialogue as he discusses key issues with hospitals colleagues from across the country. Watch the video and listen to the podcasts. New videos will post the last Monday of each month.
Oct 26, 2022
AHA Oct. 20 took part in the latest health care sector-focused webinar organized by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Climate Change and Health Equity, showcasing a series of tools hospitals are using to achieve sustainability. Michelle Hood, AHA’s executive vice president and…
Sep 15, 2022
The House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on preparing the nation’s health care infrastructure for climate change.
Sep 2, 2022
Ordering the right test at the right time is crucial to providing evidence-based patient care to achieve the highest quality outcomes.
Nov 9, 2021
This interactive conversation will feature Dr. Jeff Thompson speaking about the disparate health impacts of environmental issues and the role of hospitals to promote healthy environments for the communities they serve. Participants will then join breakout rooms to hear from panelists about leading…
Sep 2, 2021
Learn about plant optimization and the variety of approaches used for minimizing costs. Understand the steps towards an optimized plant. Hear a few use cases of recent Johnson Controls plant optimization projects.
Jan 29, 2020
During the yearlong Hospital Community Cooperative pilot program, 10 hospital and community organization teams achieved 300 sustainable community health improvement outputs and promoted health equity. Learn more about the HCC’s initial success as the program grows in 2020.
Jan 5, 2018
A new certificate program from the AHA’s Association for the Healthcare Environment will teach health care leaders who purchase or recommend products and equipment advanced skills for analyzing their value and ownership cost through a two-day instructor-led workshop starting in April.