Search Tag: climate change

#EA22: Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Anaesthetics

2022 04 Jun

Dr Nicolaas Hendrik Sperna Weiland, anaesthesiologist, Amsterdam University Medical Center, The Netherlands, and founder of the centre's Sustainable Healthcare Team discussed the environmental impact of inhaled anaesthetic agents and the need to massively reduce their use at this year's Euroanaesthesia Congress.  Volatile anaesthetics are potent... Read more

Infection Prevention IP 2022

2022 17 Oct

Find Infection Prevention Society On Social Media   Read more

Health and the City: The Pandemic, Climate Change and Building Smart Cities

2021 21 Sep

Moderator  Alexandre Lourenco Panellists Nimish Biloria Simona Agger Ganassi Nino Giguashvili Diane Whitehouse Raju Narayan Find Healthmanagement.Org On Social Media Read more

The Future of Healthcare Architecture and the Battle Against COVID-19 and Climate Change

2021 09 Sep

The COVID-19 pandemic presented a major challenge to healthcare systems across the globe. As the world continues to fight this battle during the fourth  wave, spoke to Daniela Pedrini, President of the International  Federation of Health Engineering (IFHE), on healthcare’s response to COVID-19, changes healthcare systems... Read more

2021: Reset or Not?

2021 15 Feb

As we move into 2021, and as the second wave of COVID-19 continues to rage, asked healthcare experts what they anticipate as the most significant change this year and what they would like to see in the future. Read on for a snapshot on whether healthcare in 2021 needs a reset and what could be improved. Prof Christian... Read more

Executive Health Management

2020 21 Feb

Health Care Without Harm Europe is seeking a public hospital in the Mediterranean region to join their latest climate-smart healthcare project, Low-carbon healthcare in the Mediterranean region . The project will help to develop the Mediterranean as a best-practice region for low-carbon healthcare in Europe supported by... Read more

Rising Climates and the Impact of Healthcare

2019 16 Oct

Climate change concerns are becoming more and more difficult to ignore, with disruptions causing issues for health, businesses and people’s lives in general. To make a positive change businesses need to find ways of becoming sustainable, but how should healthcare management fit this into their ever-conflicting list of priorities?   Through the increased... Read more

Global Road Maps Required for Healthcare

2019 18 Sep

In recent years, scientists have highlighted the urgency for countries and industries to limit carbon emissions to help mitigate the dreadful effects of climate change. Interestingly, in what seems to be a paradox, a new report cites the healthcare sector as among the world's largest greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters.    The report,... Read more

Climate change and healthcare architecture

2018 07 Nov

IFHE Vice–President hopes for more sustainability in healthcare. HealthManagement  spoke to Daniela Pedrini, a leading light in the International Federation of Health Engineering (IFHE) on the changes she wants to see taking shape in healthcare architecture in the years ahead. What are your responsibilities holding top positions... Read more