Sustainable hospitals could save industry $15B, reports FierceHealthcare:

Despite some hospitals’ thinking that it will cost more to undertake green initiatives, a recent Commonwealth Fund report found that if healthcare organizations adopted sustainability practices, industry savings could total $5.4 billion over five years and more than $15 billion in 10 years….

…Kaplan noted that in addition to better waste segregation, recycling and switching to reprocessed devices in the operating room results in savings….

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