From Radio Health Journal
Experts say hospitals and healthcare facilities are generally the second-largest generators of waste and garbage in most cities. Some is due to the vast increase the last 20 years in the use of disposable devices, spurred by infection fears. The following experts, including HHI's Director of Content and Outreach, discuss efforts to return to reusable instruments and novel moves such as the collection of unused anesthesia gases.
- Dr. Marty Makary, Associate Professor of Health Policy, Johns Hopkins University and author, Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care
- Janet Brown, Director of Content and Outreach, Healthier Hospitals Initiative and Director of Facility Engagement, Practice Greenhealth
- Dr. Yoan Kagoma, McMaster University