Healthier Hospitals Initiative
Partners HealthCare is a founding member of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI). HHI is a coalition of major health systems across the U.S. that have come together to improve sustainability and safety in health care. Those organizations involved share ideas and best practices in this area to create new strategies for reduction of resource consumption.
A few specific areas of focus include:
- Reduction of energy consumption
- Reduction of chemical use in the hospital environment
- Increase in environmentally preferable purchasing
Leading the Health Care Sector to Sustainability is a video produced by the HHI that features members of the coalition talking about their own involvement.
Hear from John Messervy, Director of Capital and Facility Planning for Partners HealthCare, about Partners' involvement in HHI, in the video below.