As our world becomes more connected, advanced technology has extended beyond patient medical care and into the hospital infrastructure itself.
Dubbed a "sustainability superstar" by a national property awards judging panel, the $1.8 billion Sunshine Coast University Hospital is setting the standard for green health care in Australia.
Incorporating nature into the design of healthcare facilities aids in the healing process of patients.
Manufacturers of superabsorbent products used in health- and aged-care facilities, such as incontinence pads, are using sustainable materials.
A family-owned dental practice in Victoria is demonstrating that good business practice and sustainability can go hand in hand.
Prefabricated construction can offer efficiency, quality and cost savings. So why is this technique not more widespread in hospital construction?
Case studies from five Australian healthcare organisations that have successfully reduced their environmental footprint — and found significant cost savings, too.
Having delivered more than 45 major health facilities globally, we know that the maintenance and operation of hospitals represents a bigger cost to clients than the initial capital outlay.
How does a global organisation, making $94 billion annually and with over 127,000 employees, avoid damaging the Earth's resources?
The healthcare industry leads the way with seven recommendations to protect our community from climate change.
As organisations become increasingly aware of the benefits of sustainable business practices, they are looking for ways to implement — and demonstrate — sensitivity to environmental, social and ethical considerations.