Creating healthier facilities for both patients and staff.

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

Wellness and Sustainability

Health care needs to look at the “cause of the cause” when creating more sustainable hospitals. Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that approximately 75… Read More

Positive Space

Carolyn BaRoss, principal of Perkins + Will, discusses the design of the new Johns Hopkins Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center and Sheikh Zayed Tower and how the facilities promote wellness for both patients and staff.

Healing Gardens

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


Sustainability Program Manager Francesca Olivier shares the company’s initiatives to help create a greener planet. Medline, a company that provided products and clinical solutions to the health care market, began… Read More
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Sunny Disposition

Natural light and views can brighten the operating room and its staff. A growing trend in Europe—the idea of incorporating natural light into the operating room (OR)—is cycling back into… 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

Green and Clean

Clinicians work toward providing a healthier food system for their patients.