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Sustainability and Fiscal Sensibility

In supply chain management, it often all comes down to the financial bottom line. So how does a health system balance environmental responsibility with the challenges of ensuring ready and… Read More

Presenting the Top Environmental Excellence Award Winners

Advocate Christ Medical Center Oak Lawn, Illinois 659 staffed beds and 44 ORs Advocate Christ Medical Center’s new East Tower was designed using an integrated lean project delivery process and… Read More

Texas Does it Big

Across the state, major health systems are making big moves—modeling how sustainability not only saves money, but is also the right thing to do. THE LONE Star State is known… Read More

Onward and Upward

THIS YEAR, Practice Greenhealth again recognizes member hospitals that have worked diligently to drive innovation and establish a range of environmental programs that are making them more sustainable providers of… Read More

Good Business

The annual Buyers’ Guide showcases the newest health care products and services for green purchasing. ENVIRONMENTALLY PREFERABLE purchasing can’t happen without one very important component: the suppliers. In our annual… Read More

Going Lean

IF YOU ASKED anyone just five years ago to define sustainability, their explanations would point more to practices that protect the earth and anything “green” rather than the more comprehensive… Read More

Smart Strategy

Patient care is the focal point of all decisions made at a hospital. So when the maintenance staff at Regions Hospital in St. Paul began looking at ways to operate… Read More
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Green From the Ground Up

There’s a movement afoot that sustainable health care design expert Robin Guenther once only dreamed of, and it’s the idea that building green means building a healthy future. “There’s a… Read More
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A New Way of Thinking

Ascension Health is challenging the status quo with an innovative sustainability program focused on reducing energy use, saving millions of dollars that can be redirected to its core health care… Read More
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Metrics Matter

The latest releases of the Sustainability Benchmark Report and the Milestone Report help hospitals nationwide establish the metrics that they should meet to go shoulder to shoulder with other leading… Read More
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