USA produces an estimated 6,456.7 million tons of CO2 every year. Healthcare
industry accounts for 10% of the total greenhouse gases generated and has
experienced a 30% increase in the rate of gas emissions from 2006.
In the Hudson Valley, geography of the region drives people’s health seeking
behavior, residents travel upto 1.5 hours one way for their basic health needs.
At the same time, many hospitals in the Hudson Valley have 50% percent
vacant bed space, that can be more efficiently repurposed.