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  • New Hospital Resource Highlights Environmental Best Practices

    July 18th, 2017 - 1:48 pm
    In the News

    [From Ohio Hospital Assocation] The Ohio Hospital Association’s Energy and Sustainability Program teamed up with Practice Greenhealth to publish a collection of environmental leadership case studies highlighting how six hospitals and health systems have achieved success in environmental...

  • Association of Climate Change Officers and Practice Greenhealth Announce Partnership

    May 9th, 2017 - 9:43 pm
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    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 interest in advancing climate preparedness and sustainability in the healthcare sector, announced a partnership today that will advance their shared missions — to...

  • Health Care May be in a State of Flux — But Health Care Sustainability is Here to Stay

    March 20th, 2017 - 3:06 pm
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    [From Ensia] Mercury used to be commonplace in a variety of products used in health care settings, including thermometers, cleaning agents and electronic devices, such as fluorescent lamps and computer equipment. Mercury...

  • Transforming Care: Reporting on Health System Improvement

    October 19th, 2016 - 1:59 pm
    In the News

    Transforming Care, The Commonwealth Fund’s newest publication, focuses on new models of care, payment approaches, and patient engagement strategies that have the potential to reshape our delivery system to better meet the needs of the nation’s sickest and most vulnerable patients. Published quarterly, the newsletter is a source of innovative ideas for health system leaders, clinicians, and policymakers.

    In the article...

  • Activating Civic Leadership

    September 23rd, 2016 - 11:24 am
    In the News

    Boston’s “Green Ribbon Commission” is helping the city meet ambitious goals to fight climate change.

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  • Activating Civic Leadership

    September 23rd, 2016 - 11:23 am
    In the News

    Boston’s “Green Ribbon Commission” is helping the city meet ambitious goals to fight climate change.

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  • Hospital food: Gross or…absolutely delicious?

    September 6th, 2016 - 12:13 pm
    In the News

    August 22, 2016

    Guests: Stuart Fine, Ryan Conklin, Stacia Clinton

    A congealed cup of mashed potatoes, a rubbery bologna sandwich or a jiggling mass of room-temperature orange jello. Those were once the...

  • How Hospitals Are Preventing and Optimizing Leftover Food

    August 10th, 2016 - 4:44 pm
    In the News

    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 can be, is an area that's helping hospitals to cut costs and help the environment.

    A number of health systems are taking steps to use more of...

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

    July 12th, 2016 - 9:58 am
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    Cleveland Clinic, Gundersen Health System, Providence Health & Services, and University Hospitals First to Promote Solar Energy through Health Care Without Harm, Practice Greenhealth Partnership 

    Washington, DC and San Francisco, Calif –  July 12, 2016 – ...

  • Improving energy efficiency in hospitals

    July 11th, 2016 - 3:44 pm
    In the News

    Benchmarking and a staged approach lead to better energy performance

    July 6, 2016 | Carolyn Schierhorn

    When Antonio Suárez, CHFM, SASHE, joined Midland (Texas) Memorial Hospital as director of facilities services in 2010, he found an employer that already prided itself on energy conservation. The hospital was finishing a lighting retrofit that replaced T12 fluorescent tubes with T8s. A new patient tower under...

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