Source: Shannon Barnet, Becker’s Hospital Review

Practice Greenhealth, a nonprofit membership and networking organization for sustainable healthcare, has announced a new tool designed to help hospital and health system professionals build support for sustainability by creating buy-in among key leaders.

The tool is called the Engaged Leadership Guide, and it includes strategies to address common misconceptions about sustainability, operational opportunities to embed environmental stewardship into existing strategic initiatives, power point templates and environmental programming worksheets.

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Reprocessing Highlights from the Engaged Leadership Guide:

“Smarter Purchasing: Follow step by step guidance to green the supply chain by taking on surgical kit reformulation, single use device reprocessing in certain categories, and purchasing greener electronics using the EPEAT certification.”

To view the full Healthier Hospitals guide, click here.