Greening Health Care

Chordas, Lori
March 2008
Best's Review;Mar2008, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p46
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increasing number of local and national health plans which make significant steps on incorporating the use of more eco-friendly products to reduce waste and minimize energy consumption. To minimize waste, many health care plans encourage members to submit claims, applications, and other information electronically to be more paperless. Many health plans also installs automatic motion sensors to turn off lights in unoccupied rooms to conserve energy. INSETS: Green Patrol;Taking the LEED.


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