Conserve

Ways to reduce energy and water consumption.

Tap into Conservation

Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Washington, shares lessons on its efforts to cut water consumption in half. Many hospitals have addressed energy usage in their conservation efforts, but one… Read More
Posted in Conserve, Features

Bright Ideas

Practice Greenhealth member NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s energy-efficiency program is a shining example in the health care community. water-fronts-3a Exterior photo of NewYork Presbyterian Hospital pw_NYPH-CPP_10 Even patient rooms with no natural… Read More
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Healing Gardens

Take a walk through three health care landscapes that offer restorative properties for mind, body, soul—and the environment.

Sunny Disposition

Natural light and views can brighten the operating room and its staff. CO-Architects_PMC_PPH482_8x10_300 Co Architects incorporated interior windows at the Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, California. Courtesy of Co Architects.… Read More

Practice Greenhealth’s New Energy Alliance

Practice Greenhealth has recently partnered with Innovative Software Technologies’ energy division, Znergy, Inc., to offer a new energy alliance to health care facilities.
Posted in Conserve, News, Topics

Changing Hospitals for the Greener

The System for Change Award recognizes health care systems that are working cohesively to set system goals, track and benchmark data, and share successes in environmental performance.

Winners’ Circle

This year Practice Greenhealth inducts four health care facilities into the Environmental Leadership Circle—the top Award in the Environmental Excellence Awards program.

Take the Challenge

What is your health care facility committing to? In partnership with the Center for Health Design and eleven sponsoring health care systems, Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth provide… Read More

Cleveland Clinic

Christina Vernon, director of sustainability and environmental strategy, shares green achievements.
Posted in Conserve, Facility, In Focus