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CO2 emissions of hospitals

Lagging Behind and Out of Control: The U.S. health care system's carbon footprint

U.S. health care system, health care system's carbon footprint, surgery carbon footprint, environmental impact of hospitals, medical facilities' waste management, greenhouse gas emissions

The health care system in the United States needs a total makeover. Better yet let’s tear it all down and start fresh. Okay, it may not be feasible to start fresh with our health care system, but some serious changes need to be made. The effectiveness of our health care system is decreasing while costs are drastically increasing. Tell you something you do not know, right?