Sustainability to the fore in ASHE advocacy efforts

The American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) advocacy staff has spent much effort on sustainability, particularly how to define the terminology commonly used in that field.

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For example, the concept of minimizing carbon emissions is connected to terms such as “carbon neutral,” “carbon zero” and “carbon negative.” All of these terms mean somewhat the same thing but, without clear definitions, it’s difficult for a hospital to meet a particular carbon-related goal.

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