Sweden Builds for Sustainability
Swedish hospitals take a holistic view with sustainable buildings and a focus on a healing environment with a patient-centered perspective.
Unnecessary hospitalizations can be avoided through out-patient care and remote follow-up and monitoring. Digitalization supports innovative and smart ways of planning and working, also improving patient flows. Most hospitals have innovation departments and collaboration with academia and industry.
Swedish solutions help hospitals to be more resilient and sustainable. Sweden is home to world-class healthcare architects and planners. Their work, combined with green infrastructure solutions and innovative digital technologies, lays the foundation for sustainable, smart, and safe care. For many years Sweden has been a leading country of innovative medical technology solutions contributing to efficient, qualitative, and patient-safe advanced healthcare.
The regions invest around $1.22 billion annually in healthcare IT in Sweden.
Karolinska University hospital
is one of the world’s most sustainable university hospitals and has room for 715 patients divided over 12 storeys.
84% is the percentage of N2O of the climate impact from medical gases in Swedish regions.