Earlier this week, FierceHealthFinance published a story on bolstering hospital finances through green initiatives, in which they cited a new ‘green’ guide  released by the American Hospital Association (AHA).  The report lists medical device reprocessing as an effective supply chain solution to help hospitals become more sustainable (p. 19).

Hospitals and hospital systems could reap millions of dollars a year in savings by making their infrastructure greener, according to a new guide published by the American Hospital Association (AHA).

The guide places a value on some of the sustainable practices that acute care providers can implement. “In the current healthcare climate, sustainability efforts must be financially viable to succeed long term. Hospitals and care systems around the country are already saving resources by adopting sustainability measures,” the guide states.

Read the full Sustainability Report here