TITLE

Greening Healthcare: 21st Century and Beyond

AUTHOR(S)
Hall, Anna Gilmore
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Fall2008, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the role green hospital's play in the 21st century. She argues that the hospitals will be a place of healing that protects not only the health of its patients, staff, and the general public, but also the environment. Furthermore, the author believes that in the 21st century, healthcare leaders will come to understand that it is difficult to have healthy people on a sick planet.
ACCESSION #
34690175

 

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