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  • How Hospitals Are Preventing and Optimizing Leftover Food

    August 10th, 2016 - 5:44 pm
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    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 - 10:58 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 - 4:44 pm
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    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...

  • Sustainable materials prove to be prudent investment

    June 23rd, 2016 - 12:06 pm
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    Health care facilities put their purchasing power behind earth-friendly materials that offer financial payback and more


  • Environmental, health impacts of US health care system

    June 13th, 2016 - 12:13 pm
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    June 9, 2016 | Yale University

    If the US health care system were a country, it would rank 13th in the world for greenhouse gas emissions, according to new research. The study quantified previously unreported environmental and public health impacts of the nation's healthcare sector.

    The US health care system, the most expensive in the world, uses vast amounts of energy in the form of heating, electricity, and energy-intensive...

  • CleanMed 2016 Conference Convened Health Care Leaders to Accelerate Strategies That Improve Health, Reduce Environmental Impact, Deliver Financial Savings

    June 2nd, 2016 - 10:59 am
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    RESTON, VA --(Marketwired - May 31, 2016) - CleanMed, the nation's premier environmental conference for leaders in health care sustainability, marked its thirteenth conference last week by drawing hundreds of attendees to Dallas, Texas. Leaders discussed best practices and previewed innovative new technologies, products and services. CleanMed is convened and organized jointly each year by long-time sustainability organizations,...

  • More Needs To Be Done To Prioritize Climate Change

    February 26th, 2016 - 4:58 pm
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    Climate change is a critical public health issue — one that hospitals need to do more to address. Every year, U.S. hospitals are emitting 8 percent of the nation’s greenhouse gases, generating...

  • North Shore Hospitals

    February 10th, 2016 - 10:23 am
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    North Shore Hospitals provide environmental and wellness programs to help keep our communities healthy and thriving.


  • 50 rural hospital CEOs to know | 2016

    February 10th, 2016 - 10:17 am
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    Written by Shannon Barnet and Kelly Gooch | February 08, 2016

    Mayo. Johns Hopkins. Mount Sinai. Barnes-Jewish. These massive hospitals and health systems are practically household names. That said, many Americans live in small, rural communities and rely on lesser-known hospitals for high-quality healthcare. To honor the leaders behind these remote providers, Becker's Hospital Review has named the...

  • 2016 healthcare industry issues impacting the Supply Chain

    January 26th, 2016 - 1:27 pm
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    by John Strong LLC

    From time-to-time my clients, and those companies I serve on the boards of, ask "What does this mean for us?"

    This year, I have taken a look at some of the most significant topics and challenges facing healthcare in 2016 as they relate to the supply chain.


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