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Webinar: How Sustainable Hospitals Are Achieving Major Savings

Join a Dec. 4 webinar about how hospitals can reap savings and reduce their carbon footprint through sustainability programs to reduce energy use and waste, achieve operating room supply efficiencies, and more. The webinar will draw on the findings of a recent Commonwealth Fund study, Can Sustainable Hospitals Help Bend the Health Care Cost Curve?, by Susan Kaplan, J.D., and colleagues, which shows that savings from such interventions could exceed $5.4 billion over five years and $15 billion over 10 years.

What: How Sustainable Hospitals Are Achieving Major Savings, a webinar cosponsored by The Commonwealth Fund and Health Care Without Harm

Who: Susan Kaplan, J.D., research assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health; Sister Susan Vickers, R.S.M., vice president of Community Health, Dignity Health, a health care delivery system with facilities in California, Arizona, and Nevada; and J. Knox Singleton, CEO of Inova Health System in Northern Virginia. Anne-Marie J. Audet, M.D., M.Sc., vice president for Health Care Quality and Efficiency at The Commonwealth Fund, will moderate.

When: December 4, at 1 p.m., E.T.

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