Transportation is the No. 1 contributor of the nation’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. As major employers with complex supply chain logistics, hospitals are well positioned to reduce transportation GHGs by influencing employee commutes, transitioning to low- or zero-emission fleet vehicles and optimizing supply chain distribution practices.

  • Since March 2020, telehealth encounters grew to over 1.1 million and saved patients 85 million miles driven and 3.8 million gallons of gasoline, and reduced appointment-related waste by 37 tons and 29,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide.
  • The medical center continues to improve its electric vehicle charging infrastructure with the addition of The James Outpatient Care and Old Cannon garages' EV charging stations in fiscal year 2023.

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