Weathering the Storm: Health care facilities on the front lines of climate change response and recovery

Product Code: P055961

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This eBook features a collection of articles describing extreme weather events that have affected health care facilities across the country — including hurricanes, flooding, drought, wildfires, extreme heat and blistering cold. Health care facilities managers share their experiences and provide valuable, unbiased insight into the difficult situations they faced, detailing the expected and unexpected impact, aftermath and recovery efforts following these events.
They also discuss how they are planning and preparing for future weather disasters based on the important lessons they learned, and outline how they are taking a hard look at the ways in which their own facilities are contributing to climate change (and what they plan to do about it).
This eBook:
  • Shares stories of health care facilities managers responding to climate-change driven natural disasters.
  • Offers best practices for preparing health care facilities for future weather events and climate change.
  • Outlines decarbonization mandates being instituted across the country.
  • Discusses environmental equity and the role of health care facilities.
  • Examines how to tackle Scope 2 emissions in the health care sector.