With this survey, Nordic Center for Sustainable Helathcare, aims to examine how suppliers of sustainable solutions to the healthcare experience the procurement process. The results from this survey will be presented at the Nordic Conference on Sustainable Healthcare on February 15th 2018. The results will also be available to procurers and policy makers in the healthcare.

Below, you can find 9 questions. Please choose the alternative you think is most appropriate for each question. Your answers will be processed anonymously. If you have any questions or want to know more about sustainable healthcare, please contact us at info@sustainablehealthcare.se  or +46 40 606 55 80.

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* 2. Contact information (optional)

* 3. Do you consider healthcare organisations to be interested in sustainable products and solutions?
(Choose 1-10 where 1=Never and 10=Always)

* 4. Do you experience that healthcare procurement takes lifecycle costs (LCC) in to consideration?
(Choose 1-10 where 1=Never and 10=Always)

* 5. Do you experience that public procurement favours sustainable solutions?
(Choose 1-10 where 1=Never and 10=Always)

* 6. Which roles do you consider important for the procurement of sustainable healthcare solutions?
(Choose 1-10 where 1=Not at alland 10=Very important)

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Hospital management
Environmental staff
Procurement department
Users, such as hospital staff, energy managers or facility managers

* 7. Who takes the main initiative for introducing more sustainable products and services?

* 8. Which initiatives are important to increase procurement of sustainable solutions?
(Choose 1-10 where 1=Not at all and 10=Very important)

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Increased focus on LCC
More clear objectives on sustainability in healthcare
Changes in the procurement process
Platforms where suppliers and procurers can meet
Match-making, help with finding potential customers
Change in legislation, national goals etc.
Increased awareness of available solutions on the market
Increased knowledge of sustainability in healthcare

* 9. How do you come in contact with potential customers in healthcare?
(Choose 1-10 where 1=Never and 10=Always)

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Public procurement
Fair/exhibition/conference
Delegation trips/export activities
Website/social media
Advertisment/traditional media 
Direct contact
Already established contacts
Branch networks or similar

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