Green+ Check: Hospital St. Georg Leipzig

St. Georg Leipzig, Germany is the first hospital that has successfully completed a new sustainability evaluation developed by Siemens: the Green+ Check. The Green+ Check is a thorough analysis of a hospital’s sustainability. Unlike other sustainability checks, it does not focus exclusively on steps taken to protect the environment, it also takes into account the efficiency of processes and quality of medical care

Situation

  • Hospital St. Georg Leipzig: General Hospital and academic teaching hospital of the university under municipal sponsorship
  • 1,030 beds at location Eutritzsch
  • Interest to develop Sustainability action plan as basis for further improvements

 

Solution

  • Initial situation assessed with Green+ Check
  • Green+ Score of 56 proves already good performance with respect to sustainability
  • Strengths as well as areas with room for improvement of hospital determined
  • Good quality of medical services, efficient processes, communication with employees and local public, sustainable financial situation
  • Potential for further improvements especially with respect to energy efficiency and IT
  • Potential for energy savings of more than 600,000 EUR p.a. identified*
  • Implementation of seven suggested and prioritized improvement packages planned