MAHC Recognized For Environmental Performance
Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare’s (MAHC) environmental performance has earned yet another Silver recognition through the Ontario Hospital Association’s 2017 Green Hospital Scorecard.
The scorecards are based on 2016 data, assigning an overall score of 48.33 at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital (HDMH) Site and 55.68 at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital (SMMH) Site, amounting to a silver level recognition.
Natalie Bubela, Chief Executive Officer at MAHC says “The average score for hospitals was around 40 points, which I’m proud to say puts both of our sites above average,”
As well, the SMMH Site won a ‘Waste Award’ and a ‘Water Award’, which recognized SMMH as the top performer within its peer group of community hospitals in each category. The energy score is calculated based on energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, the presence of energy conservation policy, and other energy-saving initiatives.
MAHC is also the proud recipient of Greening Healthcare awards for improved energy efficiency based on 2017 performance.
The Green Hospital Scorecard is a benchmarking and recognition program that evaluates environmental performance in five areas: energy, waste, water, pollution prevention, and corporate leadership, planning and management.