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2016 Sustainability Benchmark Report Brings Data to Life

A new design for Practice Greenhealth’s 2016 Environmental Excellence Awards Sustainability Benchmark Report makes it even easier for hospitals to gauge and benchmark their progress. Available only to Practice Greenhealth… Read More
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Practice Greenhealth Members Celebrate Earth Day 2016

Although Practice Greenhealth members work to make Earth Day every day, when the annual national celebration rolls around (April 22), many pull out all the stops. For some facilities, Earth… Read More
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Nation’s Top Leaders in Health Care Sustainability Announce New Purchasing Marketplace

Concerned about the use of products and services in health care that are potentially harmful to human health, local communities and the planet, the nation’s top leaders in health care… Read More

Geostellar Launches Nationwide Solar Program for Health Care System Facilities, Employees and Patients

Geostellar, the nation’s first and largest online solar marketplace, recently launched Solar.Clinic, a program for health care systems to go solar and offer solar energy to their employees, patients and… Read More

Practice Greenhealth and Feeding America Partner to Mobilize the Health Care Sector in Food Waste Reduction and Addressing Hunger

Practice Greenhealth and Feeding America announced a new collaboration to help Americans living at risk of hunger. The nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization and leading health care sustainability membership… Read More
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CleanMed 2016

RAYMOND J. Baxter, PhD, senior vice president of community benefit, research and health policy at Kaiser Permanente, kicks off this year’s CleanMed 2016 Conference & Exhibition as its keynote speaker.… Read More
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CleanMed 2016 Recognizes Stephanie Davis Scholarship Recipients

Christina Shull, RN Emergency Department, Carle Foundation Hospital Christina Shull, RN, BSN, works in the emergency department at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois. She is committed to sustainability and… Read More

Joyce Stein Honored With Charlotte Brody Award

After a challenging 36-year career at the University of Michigan Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Joyce Stein continues her legacy of caring for and supporting others by addressing the foundational issue… Read More

Richard Moore Honored With Environmental Health Hero Award

Protecting the environment is often about more than just buying a certain kind of product or eating the right foods. It’s also about standing up for the rights of the… Read More

Antimicrobials in Health Care Furnishings: What Hospitals Should Know

Health Care Without Harm has published a new paper examining the safety and efficacy of antimicrobial properties in furnishings—and the evidence doesn’t support their use. While the increased use of… Read More ← Older posts Newer posts →