Energizing and expanding sustainability practices

One of the major accomplishments of the American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) Advisory Board and staff during my presidency has been launching a new strategic plan to guide our work through 2024.

“Goal A” of the plan is “Optimization of Health Care Facility Operations.” This is to provide members with the resources, tools and content they need to optimize health care operations. This includes supporting the field with cross-functional environmental sustainability and decarbonization initiatives. Although ASHE’s sustainability efforts once focused primarily on reducing energy consumption, it is imperative that each of us begin or continue to expand upon that original focus.

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