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    Fossil free energy system saves millions for healthcare

    Fossil free energy system saves millions for healthcare

    Our network member Energy Machines have published an article about a fossil free energy system. You can read the full article below!    An integrated energy system, recycling and transferring heating and cooling to where it is needed in the building, brings several benefits to hospitals. A reduced carbon footprint, a robust system in case of crisis, and funds made available for healthcare. Energy...
    Priority Investment - White paper by Siemens Financial Services

    Priority Investment - White paper by Siemens Financial Services

    Our member Siemens recently published a White paper. The new research identifies three priority areas for investment in digital transformation in healthcare.    Top investment areas for digital transformation in healthcare, the size of the investment challenge, and how to manage that challenge. A Siemens Financial Services (SFS) Insight Series, November 2019 From the summary:  Ageing populations,...
    An antimicrobial protection of natural origin

    An antimicrobial protection of natural origin

    The Japan Times has published an article about a natural and non-toxic antimicrobial protection which is not harmful to the environment. The protection can be used on for example fabric in the medical industry. Below we have posted a summary of the article, a link to the full text can be found at the bottom of this page.    Nordic BioTech Group offers groundbreaking antimicrobial protection...
    Quantifying the sustainability effects of healthcare

    Quantifying the sustainability effects of healthcare

    Recently, we got a new article sent to us about quantifying the sustainability effects of healthcare. Below we have posted a summary of the article, a link to the full text can be found at the bottom of this page. A new approach to quantifying the sustainability effects of healthcare: Applied to the diabetic foot.  By Stefan Hellstrand and Ulla Hellstrand Tang.   A vital role for any society is to...
    Life Cycle Assessment of the insertion kit for central venous catheters

    Life Cycle Assessment of the insertion kit for central venous catheters

    Region Skåne recently published a report on the environmental impact of single-use products compared to reusable products in the healthcare sector, written by one of their student employees Nathalie Wessberg.  Can a transition to multiple-use articles reduce the environmental impact of healthcare? - A life cycle assessment of the insertion kit for central venous catheters  The increasing awareness of...
    Sustainable operating rooms and ICU at Helsinki University Hospital

    Sustainable operating rooms and ICU at Helsinki University Hospital

    Our network member HUS (Helsinki University Hospital) recently pulished new videos on their youtube channel focusing on sustainable healthcare.   The videos are all made by the staff at Helsinki University Hospital, and the "actors" in the videos are also staff members. The videos are made to spread knowledge about sustanability within healthcare, and each video is focusing on a specific area...
    Results - Floow2's pilot among pharmacists

    Results - Floow2's pilot among pharmacists

    Our network member Floow2 have released the results from a pilot they did among pharmacists to reduce medication wastage. Below you'll find what they said about the results! Medicine Marketplace saves thousands of Euros' Wastage of medication is a hotly debated issue that primarily relates to packages returned by patients. It is estimated that in the Netherlands alone, we throw away at least 100...
    Life Cycle Assessment at Paxxo

    Life Cycle Assessment at Paxxo

    Life Cycle Assesment, focusing on the climate impact of Paxxo’s Longopac cassettes and traditional waste bags.   Paxxo Partner Meeting 2019 took place in Malmö, Sweden. Partners from all over the world joined them for an annual two-day event filled with presentations, group seminars and real case references. Linn Grundtman from TEM, in cooperation with Nordic Center for Sustainable Healthcare, was one of...
    Human Centric Lighting seminar - October 24

    Human Centric Lighting seminar - October 24

    Did you know that light affects our sleep, performance and wellbeing? On October 24, Glamox is hosting a free seminar in Stockholm on the latest news and findings in Human Centric Lighting. Glamox has invited some of the world's foremost researchers in Human Centric Lighting to talk about non-visual effects of lighting and the way forward to recommended practices. We welcome you to listen to...
    New report provides first-ever estimate of healthcare’s global climate footprint, calls for zero emissions

    New report provides first-ever estimate of healthcare’s global climate footprint, calls for zero emissions

    This tuesday, NCSH participated in a high-level panel event hosted and moderated by the Wellcome Trust in London. At this event, a new report by Health Care Without Harm, in collaboration with Arup, was launched. The Panellists at this event included Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England Dr Jenny Harries OBE and Mandeep Daliwhal, Director of UNDP's HIV, Health, and Development Group, as well as...

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