TITLE

The wearing of the green

PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Marketing Health Services;Summer2009, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the importance of implementing environmentally-friendly disposal system and energy-efficient programs on hospitals in 2009 in the U.S. It states that as the medical industry in the country produces millions of tons of waste annually, it prompted hospitals to look for alternative ways to minimize its impact on the environment. It cites that two alternative method is to use steam sterilization of medical waste and a system that shuts down idle computers at night.
ACCESSION #
42989614

 

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