Sustainability

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Use of 30-watt or less lightbulbs in affiliated hospitals is estimated to reduce annual carbon dioxide emissions by more than 6 million pounds.

Our organization’s top priority is to provide quality healthcare. We also understand that the delivery of health services has the potential to affect our environment. That’s why our organization is working to identify and implement processes that improve efficiency, reduce consumption and waste, minimize environmental impact and improve the well-being of the communities we serve.

Our baseline Sustainability Report was published in 2010. Two subsequent reports have been published, most recently in 2015. Our next report is in development for publication in 2018.
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As we continue to operate responsibly, we are developing meaningful, quantifiable initiatives designed to enhance sustainable practices. Representatives from many areas of our organization, including operations, facilities management, materials management and purchasing, clinical quality, patient safety, employee safety, human resources, and more, are working together to demonstrate an organization wide commitment to sustainability and good stewardship.