Addressing the energy crisis in healthcare 

Insights Brief: A thought leadership paper on sustainability in healthcare


Healthcare institutions are among the most energy consuming commercial buildings. As energy prices are skyrocketing in many countries, how can hospitals manage the impact of the energy crisis?

This Insights Brief paper explores several immediate measures that one could take to reduce energy at the hospital level.

It also explores the major wastage of energy when using medical devices, and offers ideas on how to reduce the energy consumption in areas such as radiology, radiotherapy, and laboratory diagnostics.

This thought leadership paper is part of the Siemens Healthineers Insights Series. It provides ideas and practical solutions on Sustainability. For more Insights, please visit

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