The Promise of Big Data: Revolutionizing Health Care Sustainability

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Full disclosure: we happen to be working with MindClick, one of the companies quoted in this article. How cool is that! What you may not know, is that every product purchased by a hospital has a certain amount of environmental impact associated with it. Not just how it was made or how it will be disposed of but if it's free of harmful chemicals.  The good news is, the data exists. But unfortunately it's very hard to sort through.  MindClick, and others, are taking the massive amount of data around sustainability in healthcare products and simplifying it to give hospitals more insight into what they purchase. 

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