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Highlighting the direct link between the social determinants of health and climate change could potentially shape the future healthcare landscape.

In 2020, healthcare represented19.7% of the US economy. Environmental sustainability in healthcare is vital to enhancing public health. In the face of potential climate change threats, healthcare leaders need to drive industry transformation through the lens of social and environmental responsibility.

The industry faces two daunting challenges:

  • Making communities more resilient to health threats
  • Reducing the industry’s impact on climate change

It is imperative for healthcare leaders to address these challenges while improving the health and well-being of the communities they serve.

Listen to the full podcast featuring Seema Wadhwa, Executive Director of Environmental Stewardship at Kaiser Permanente, to learn more about the promising sustainability trends in healthcare, the organization’s key initiatives, and the role of technology in fostering sustainability in healthcare.

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