Green IT Solutions

The Webmaster chose to include this page on 'green' IT solutions because the underlying values of the 'open source' and 'green technology' communities are very similar. They appeal to a range of values such as - IndependenceFreedom;  Thriftiness;  Community;  Collaboration;  Creativity;  Innovation     

 
The following are links to selected innovative 'green' health IT solutions, organizations, projects, tools, organizations web sites:  
* Check out the Environmental Health web site and associated list of IT tools maintained by the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).


Articles by the Webmaster and others on collaborative and 'open source' green health IT solutions:


* Consider visiting the COSI Green Technology & Solutions web site.


WorlWatch Statistics

The overall business environment is shifting toward a clean energy future. In April 2016, 177 countries signed the ambitious Paris Climate Agreement. In response, companies are beginning to improve their sustainability footprint and are adjusting product portfolios and corporate strategies.Growing numbers of investors are making sustainability a part of their strategy, channeling trillions of dollars in greener directions.   -   See WorldWatch Institute


YouTube Solar Powered Laptop


U.S. Government Healthy Home Initiatives


The 2012 study, "Can Sustainable Hospitals Help Bend the Health Care Cost Curve?" finds that cutting energy use and waste could save $5.4 billion over the next five years and $15 billion over 10 years. Although hospitals are making progress, they are still among the most energy-intensive facilities in the US because they operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They account for 8% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. 



The webmaster has assumed that individuals visiting this site already have an extensive knowledge and interest in open source and health information technology (HIT).

If you would like to suggest new material or links to be added to this
web site, please email groenpj@cs.com




Comments