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Long COVID has forced a reckoning for one of medicine’s most neglected diseases

Long COVID has forced a reckoning for one of medicine’s most neglected diseases

Only a couple dozen doctors specialize in chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Now their knowledge could be crucial to treating millions more patients.
Hospitals and emissions: Congressional report outlines what providers are doing on climate change

Hospitals and emissions: Congressional report outlines what providers are doing on climate change

Most said they are directing some resources to climate change. The health industry has faced growing scrutiny over its environmental impact.
Do no harm: Healthcare professionals address sustainability and climate change

Do no harm: Healthcare professionals address sustainability and climate change

Climate change is creating a health emergency. In a survey of hospital doctors and nurses in France, Germany and the UK, many agreed they need to better prepare patients and adapt their healthcare systems to be more sustainable.

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Embracing a sustainability mindset in healthcare links health systems to safer products for patients and staff and greener operations. Today, it’s a business approach across many global industries.

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Carbon emissions from overuse of U.S. health care: Medical and ethical problems

The importance of carbon reduction in health care is slowly being accepted. However, efforts to “green” health care are incomplete since they generally focus on buildings and structures.

Associations of physician burnout with career engagement and quality of patient care: systematic review and meta-analysis

This meta-analysis provides compelling evidence that physician burnout is associated with poor function and sustainability of healthcare organisations primarily by contributing to the career disengagement and turnover of physicians and secondarily by reducing the quality of patient care.

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Industry leaders lay out solutions to better protect global health systems

Three industry leaders tackling the massive challenge of delivering sustainable healthcare talk about making a real-world difference.
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