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UC Health commits to 100% clean energy by 2025

The University of California (UC) announced a bold expansion of its systemwide…

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New Hospital Resource Highlights Environmental Best Practices

[From Ohio Hospital Assocation] The Ohio Hospital Association’s Energy and Sustainability Program teamed up…

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Association of Climate Change Officers and Practice Greenhealth Announce Partnership

Organizations To Align Efforts on Education & Training of Healthcare System Professionals

WASHINGTON, DC – April 26, 2017 – The Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) and Practice Greenhealth, organizations who have a common…

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How Hospitals Are Preventing and Optimizing Leftover Food

There are numerous ways organizations can cut down on unnecessary food expenditures and make the most of what remains. August 2, 2016 | Matt O'Connor

Food waste, as messy as it…

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University of Maryland Medical Center Awarded LEED Certification for Shock Trauma Critical Care Tower

Baltimore – Oct. 13, 2015. The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) has been awarded LEED Gold certification for its Shock Trauma Critical Care Tower, a 140,000-square-foot patient care building that was completed in late 2013. LEED (…

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2015 Sustainable Operations Survey

10.07.15 by Beth Burmahl, Suzanna Hoppszallern Senior Editor, Jamie Morgan

Hospitals make fruitful progress toward sustainability as some take great strides and others stick to baby steps

When it comes to environmental sustainability…

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A Greener Operating Room

As your stretcher is wheeled into a hospital operating room (OR) and you stare up at the bright surgical lights, you are likely thinking about your impending surgery, not if those lights have LED bulbs or if the anesthetic gas you are about to…

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Montefiore Health System cuts energy use with sustainable initiatives


Control Montefiore Health System and Medical Centers energy budget while increasing ROI through low-risk and diverse strategies and initiatives.

What Makes Montefiore Health System different from other hospitals and…

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The future of hospital food

January 08, 2015  |  by Sean Ruck , Editor-In-Chief

Janet Howard is the director of the Healthier Hospitals…

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Hospital’s ‘Green Team’ cuts waste and expense

Hospital’s ‘Green Team’ cuts waste and expense

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 2:24 PM By E. A. Barrera/Special to the Index-Tribune

Realizing that medical waste can really add up – both in garbage and dollars – Sonoma Valley Hospital…

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The business case for sustainability in surgery

Moyle, Julie K. MSN, RN; Lynn, Cecilia DeLoach MBA, LEED AP

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Julie K. Moyle is the Founder of 1x1 Consulting and a Staff Nurse at Avista Surgery Center, Boulder, Colo. Cecilia DeLoach Lynn is the Director…

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The greening of health care

By Mark Sanchez Business Review West Michigan

Accounting for 18 percent of the GDP in America and holding enormous purchasing power, health care is in a position to drive sustainability to new heights, Gary Cohen believes. From energy…

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