Sustainability

AHA’s Association for the Health Care Environment has released an on-demand subscription training program to help health care leaders train, transform and retain their health care environmental services teams.
The Environmental Protection Agency March 26 presented AHA’s American Society for Health Care Engineering with a 2024 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award, the program’s highest honor, for its long-term commitment to fighting climate change and protecting public health…
The recently released AHA-American Society for Health Care Engineering’s Health Care Leader’s Guide to Sustainability and Decarbonization spells out the sustainability challenge facing the field.
The Environmental Protection Agency March 14 issued a final rule that will require significantly reduced emissions from commercial facilities that sterilize medical devices and other equipment using ethylene oxide gas.
A new toolkit from AHA and its American Society for Health Care Engineering is helping prepare hospital and health system leaders to navigate the complex landscape of sustainability and decarbonization within the health care field.
This guide supports hospital leaders seeking to make their organization more environmentally sustainable through actionable strategies and resources.
Environmental sustainability benchmarking for hospitals and health systems
AHA leaders are participating in the International Hospital Federation’s World Hospital Congress in Lisbon, Portugal.    
The International Hospital Federation’s Geneva Sustainability Centre, in partnership with Deloitte, launched a Sustainability Accelerator Tool Oct. 24 to help hospital and health care leaders assess and track organizational efforts to reduce emissions and promote environmental stewardship.