Accession Number:

ADA278821

Title:

An Implementation Plan for a Hospital-Wide Recycling Program at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis, Jul 1992-Jul 1993 (Final)

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

91.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this research project is to establish an implementation plan for a recycling program at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, implement and evaluate a pilot program, and provide a restatement of the hospital-wide recycling program plan based on the pilot study. The program will be composed of three essential components a recycling team, data collection, and program design. Success evaluation criteria for the program will include 1 demonstrated revenue generationcost savings 2 effective staff education 3 specific data collection 4 demonstrated compliance with hospital safety standards and 5 surveys of hospital personnel. In addition to compliance with federal mandate, military health care facilities which recycle can secure environmental, financial, and employee morale community relations benefits. The William Beaumont hospital-wide recycling program will include increased command emphasis, improved educationcommunication, collection and expansion, and utilization of recycled paper. Recyclable materials, Tipping fees.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE