(B-7) Making Environmental Purchasing a Priority in Value Analysis

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Value analysis is a process that considers a number of issues of importance to health care organizations including patient health, safety, efficacy, and value. For organizations embarking on their sustainability journey, environmental purchasing is key to reaching sustainability goals on waste reduction, energy efficiency, safer chemicals, healthier food and more. Some organizations struggle to add another priority in the process while others have embedded sustainability into their culture and purchasing processes as standard.

In this session, learn how hospitals and health systems are making environmental criteria a key part of the systematic procurement approach in reviewing healthcare products, equipment, technology and services. Hear how environmental considerations are elevated in their organizations and how the attributes are selected and weighed. Understand how they are selecting environmental attributes, engaging stakeholders, and weighting priorities. Find out what type of role the sustainability lead has in supporting supply chain.

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