Dr. Koos’ educational endeavors do not stop with just keeping up-to-date with the latest medical and dental surgical advances and techniques His passion also extends to the concept of Sustainability and how this relates to the healthcare industry. He realizes that a new model of healthcare is desperately necessary for our future based on several key factors:
Human health and environmental health are inextricably linked and without the infusion of sustainability, both will continue to suffer irreparably.
By focusing more on prevention, precaution, wellness, and conservation, healthcare providers can significantly contribute to improving the outcome and delicate balance of our ecosystem.
Healthcare ranks among the largest users of energy, highest producers of waste, including toxic waste, and is a major consumer of paper, water, and other precious resources, resulting in an industry with a huge environmental footprint.