Director, Officer of Sustainability, Intermountain Healthcare
Steve Bergstrom has worked with Intermountain Healthcare for 30+ years. Following his role as director in supply chain, his current position is as director, office of sustainability (2010). He is a board member of the Utah Recycling Alliance (2010), a Practice Greenhealth member (2010), and member of the Health Care Climate Council. Steve’s experience provides great insight on logistics and products connected with care providing. Intermountain is focused on confirming that the health of the individual and the communities we serve are not negatively influenced by bad behaviors, products or dwellings. We believe that healthy lifestyles, buildings and attitudes assist in providing a healthy individual and communities.
Learn how a case study from Intermountain Healthcare and results from a European joint-industry initiative on green procurement can unlock your opportunity to save money and energy when purchasing and using medical diagnostic imaging equipment, such as MRI, CT, X-ray, and ultrasound in hospitals. Based on life cycle assessment, total cost of ownership, and smart […]
Designing a hospital to meet energy reduction goals starts with focusing on the patient experience. When the building design supports the comfort of the patient, the facilities team is more likely to operate the building as the energy model predicts and the design intends. When patient comfort is ignored, not only is energy use impacted, […]