The WMEAC has extended this challenge of grouping together during a time of solitude and uncertainty to citizens, and Key Green Solutions is happy to answer the call by helping to sponsor the 17th annual Mayors’ Grand River Cleanup. It is more important than ever to push on towards sustainability, and we hope to be leaders in our community stepping towards a better future. We are inspired by our customers, the leaders in healthcare for environmentally forward initiatives, and look for opportunities to support community health in any way we can. We encourage all to come together and help make a difference, whether that difference be on a large scale in the healthcare setting, or at a local community water cleanup effort.
Another season of Practice Greenhealth award applications has come to a close, and our team is looking forward to seeing our customers’ results!
Every year Key Green Solutions supports their customers applying to Practice Greenhealth by populating their application with data pulled directly out of Key Green Solution’s software application, and this data is then QC’d by the healthcare system’s personal Key Green Solutions Relationship Coordinator. This year we automatically uploaded data into the Practice Greenhealth Partner for Change Award application for 49 hospitals. We sorted through 1.5 million data records and answered around 4,000 questions; for us this takes about 5 minutes per location, all because of one word: automation.
Our automatic process saves the healthcare system time and money; there is no longer a need to scramble through endless excel sheets to find the data, and our customers can leave all the work up to Key Green Solutions. We help our customers set the standard of excellence for the healthcare community nationwide. Now all there is left to do is wait for that award!
Key Green continues to invest to provide our customers best-in-class performance!
Last week our team of technicians upgraded our production severs, taking our user experience to a new level. The new servers take advantage of virtualization; our main server and mobile server are now virtual machines that allow us to move seamlessly to new hardware in the future. We now have the capability to move to our backup server in a very short amount of time if hardware problems arise. Our database server was upgraded to new hardware and faster drives to handle increased activity and volume of clients and customers.
With our new servers and operating system on the database– combined with the migration of the web servers to virtual containers– Key Green Solutions is poised for long-term operation with simplified future upgrades and larger volumes of data processing. Our customers will be experiencing a faster, more robust environment as they run complex reports!
In light of events going on worldwide, lots of companies are working to be more inclusive and more intentional about where they are putting their money and whom they are supporting. Key Green Solutions can help your company make those moves and take a closer look at the kind of world you’re working to create.
Within Key Green Solutions software you are able to view which of your vendors are minority owned! With your permission, your relationship coordinator will reach out to each vendor at your facilities and request information about who owns the company/ how much diversity is in the vendor’s workforce. You can then take this information and relay it with real numbers, showing your system’s desire for diversity in its community.
At Key Green Solutions, we work with raw data coming straight from your vendors. This means that we receive the most accurate data to provide your team with precise reporting and analytics. Key Green supplements many software tools you may already have in place. For example, we can partner with your Stericycle IWSS team and enhance data reporting by breaking down your waste categories. We can take big data and make it as small as you would like—creating easy to use charts, graphs and benchmarks – in which ever format your team needs!
We work closely
with Stericycle IWSS staff to create “pull reports” that help with their
sustainability reporting, and we are able to provide benchmarking. We also can
include any fees you pay in your monthly cost reporting. We help make reporting
more comprehensive, and can improve upon any programs you wish to strengthen.
Key Green Solutions can be introduced to any facility and fits in any atmosphere. Our job is to make data handling easier for everyone on your team, whether these team members are internal, or programs run by your vendors.
Did you know that Key Green Solutions is not just a software system? We go beyond a website, and have an entire team that helps you interpret and collect your data. When you bring our software to your organization, you get your own personal relationship coordinator that is dedicated to helping your facilities thrive.
Your relationship coordinator can help you:
upload data to other interfaces
put together presentations
contact your vendors concerning any data discrepancies
send out reports
train coworkers to use the software
Does your facility use EnergyStar Portfolio Manager? No longer does your team have to spend hours on end uploading data; we can do it for you! We are dedicated to making your job easier. We take care of the details so that your team can focus on the big picture, and positively impacting your communities!
•Telecommunications (Telephone, Long Distance, Wireless, Cable/Satellite, Broadband/Data)
Our software helps easily identify which products are being purchased to promote safer and healthier environments. Take a step towards greener purchasing to help promote better health for your community’s environment!
One of the modules we at Key Green Solutions track is food! Food has a great impact on the environment; what we put in our cafeterias can either negatively or positively affect your immediate community. With our module, we can automatically input the items your vendors provide to you along with costs. You can take an even deeper look and track how many sustainable foods you are purchasing, and how much of your cafeteria is made up of foods purchased from local vendors.
Track and measure the food and beverages purchased to establish a baseline, set goals, and track your progress. The food module provides robust metrics and food data collection that is essential for making healthy food purchasing changes. We track:
• Less Meat, Better Meat (reduced meat purchases)
• Healthier beverages
• Local and sustainable food purchasing
• Cool Food Pledge
• Practice Greenhealth
• Partnership for Healthier America
Additionally, we can customize the criteria to meet the needs of your specific organization!
At Key Green Solutions, one of the modules we offer for tracking is Energy & Water. We are able to obtain data directly from your vendors, making the process easy for your employees. Simply log in and have a comprehensive view of all your data.
Track energy sources by meter (consumption and supply)
costs in one place:
At Key Green Solutions we offer different modules for tracking data at your facility. One of the modules we track is waste! Customers can log in and run reports for all facilities in their system, and even get automatically formulated graphs that are easily exported for presentation purposes.
With our waste module you can: Analyze waste generation, see
landfill avoidance savings, view recycling volumes, and look at cost trends
over time using benchmarks and performance reports for each facility.
Track all of the following in one portal:
Solid Waste (Compactors, Front Load, etc.)
Medical Waste (Red Bag, Yellow Bag, Chemo, Sharps, etc.)