Supply Chain

Green products and supplies for health care facilities.

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New Buying Tool: Hospitals Can Save Money and the Planet

Hospitals spend 17 percent of their budgets on medical supplies. Hospitals also have an enormous energy footprint, are major water users and when it’s time to dispose of used supplies,… Read More

Sustainable Resources

Health Care Products and Services to Green Your Facility Sponsors of Greening the OR® Beacon Converters, Inc. Becton Dickinson Cardinal Health HDR Architecture, Inc. Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) Hospira… Read More
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Getting It Right

Boston Scientific makes wise choices when it comes to greening the supply chain. By using a simple and robust sustainability platform, educating users, and engaging strategic suppliers, we are on… Read More
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Going Green Saves Green

Sustainability boosts your bottom line. There has been a misperception for years that “greening” the supply chain in a health care setting will cost a hospital more, and simply attempting… Read More

Sustainable Packaging

Johnson & Johnson The company has developed a Global Environmental Packaging Reference Guide and Packaging Protocol to assist the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies in efficient and effective packaging… Read More

Farmworker Health and Safety

As the health care sector steps forward in support of healthy and sustainable food systems, two critical considerations are the health and safety of the workers producing our foods. Between… Read More

What We Buy Matters for Good Health

Practice Greenhealth sets standardized questions for procuring more sustainable medical products for health care facilities. Companies Providing Sustainable Products Stryker Sustainable Solutions Reprocessing instruments HospiraPVC- and DEHP-free IV bags and… Read More

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

Hospitals Challenge

Three benchmarks toward building a healthier, more sustainable food system. The way food is produced, processed, packaged, distributed and consumed in the United States has significant impacts on human health,… Read More

Do No Harm

Manufacturers are producing safer alternatives in IV bags and tubing. The sustainability movement in hospital settings is branching into the operating room, bringing with it enormous potential for safer practices… Read More ← Older posts