Health Care Pollution and Public Health Damage In The United States An Update
Eckelman, M.J., Huang, K., Lagasse, R., et al. (2020). Health Care Pollution and Public Health Damage In The United States: An Update. Health Affairs. 39(12).
The authors of this article examine economywide modeling to assess how much the U.S. healthcare sector accounts for harmful environmental emissions. Analysis indicates that U.S. healthcare greenhouse gas emissions increased 6% from 2010 to 2018, the highest rate among industrialized nations.