Ohio Hospitals’ Energy Conservation Efforts Ensure Patient Health, Cut Costs

[From HHI] Four Ohio health organizations – Cleveland Clinic, Highland District Hospital, ProMedica, and University Hospitals – successfully implemented energy reduction initiatives that increased air quality, improved patient health, and reduced operating expenses.

Their successes were published in Ohio Healthier Hospitals: A Collection of Energy Case Studies, a new report from Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth released during the Ohio Hospital Association’s 100th Annual Meeting

Representing around 20% of patient beds across the state, these two health systems and two hospitals demonstrated that a variety of energy initiatives ranging from no/low cost to high investment can have measureable impact on the health of their patients, communities, and cost savings...(Continue reading