A Qualitative Approach to Assess Social Impacts in Healthcare Services – Combining Social and Environmental LCA for Insights on Renal Healthcare Services in Colombia

Najoua Jouini

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Najoua Jouini is a Ph.D. graduate from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a certificate in Business, Environment and Social Responsibility from the Wisconsin School of Business and a certificate in Energy Analysis and Policy from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. She earned her Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Stuttgart in Germany with minors in Energy Technology and Energy Economics. Najoua has a three-year work experience and a six-year research experience in energy systems and hydraulics and a five-year teaching experience in sustainability education, sustainable systems engineering and sustainable systems improvement.


Sustainability is an evolving concept in healthcare, especially in the treatment of chronic diseases. Traditionally healthcare has been measured by just a few, primarily scientific and economic dimensions, namely safety,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Najoua Jouini (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  2. Patrick Eagan (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  3. Margaret Enos (Baxter Healthcare Corporation)

Topic Areas

• Business and industry practices / case studies , • Advances in methods (e.g., life cycle assessment, social impact assessment, resilience a , • Decision support methods and tools


TS-17 » Business and industry case studies (13:45 - Tuesday, 27th June, Room H)

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