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  • HCWH and WHO Laud Global Agreement to Phase-out Mercury Devices in Healthcare

    January 23rd, 2013 - 1:00 pm
    In the News

    The world’s governments have finalized text for a global legally binding treaty...

  • Healthcare Design Announces Inaugural Winners of "The HCD 10"

    January 23rd, 2013 - 12:52 pm
    In the News

    Healthcare Design honors nine industry professionals and one firm as standouts in their field for their work over the past year. Profiles of the winners will be published in Healthcare Design's January/February 2013 issue. more information

  • The Material Challenge of Healthier Interiors

    January 8th, 2013 - 5:16 pm
    In the News

    When it comes to sustainable design and green building, we’re often quick to think of energy performance, water conservation, and healing gardens.

    ...
  • Naturepedic and Lullaby Earth Recognized For Using Safer Chemistries

    January 3rd, 2013 - 5:17 pm
    In the News

    The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR) is an initiative across the U.S. associated with federal and a number of state level environmental protection agencies. The NPPR has a program called “2025 Safer Chemistry Challenge Program (SCCP)” which recognizes facilities that reduce the use of hazardous and toxic chemicals of concern to human health and the environment, by, among other things, selecting and using safer...

  • Sustainable benefits: The incentives continue to grow for hospitals to reduce their impact on the environment

    December 6th, 2012 - 8:02 am
    In the News

    If it's the mission of hospitals everywhere to improve the health and well-being of patients, staff and the communities they serve, health care leaders stressed that sustainability is part of their mission at the "Greening America's Hospitals" conference at the White House earlier this year.

    If you're not yet engaged in sustainability, you're "off the ranch" as one hospital executive at the conference bluntly put it. Considering the...

  • Medical Products Company Announces New Absorbent Floor Pads

    November 28th, 2012 - 5:51 pm
    In the News

    LDI Corporation expands its product offering to include EnviroSorb® Super Absorbent Surgical Floor Pads

    Portsmouth, NH: 11/10/12 -   LDI Corporation announces the launch of the EnviroSorb® Super Absorbent Surgical Floor Pad.

    The new EnviroSorb® Super Absorbent pad absorbs twice as much fluid and contains spills in an innovative composite structure. This results in less clean-up and easier handling and...

  • Webinar speakers chart progress of global initiatives toward greener health care

    November 8th, 2012 - 9:18 am
    In the News

    Catholic Health World
    November 15, 2012
    By NICOLE FARRELLY

    Can healthy people thrive on a sick planet? That was the topic of discussion at “Global Green and Healthy Hospitals Network — Catholic Health Care’s Opportunity,” a CHA webinar that drew more than 100 participants last month. Society currently sits at the intersection of the right to health and the right to a...

  • Conservation corps: New breed of healthcare manager works to dial down energy use and resource consumption

    November 2nd, 2012 - 3:57 pm
    In the News

    Modern Healthcare
    By Ashok Selvam
    October 27, 2012

    Shortly after hospitals implement energy conservation programs at their facilities, it's not unusual for utility companies to notify administrators that there might be some technical glitches with the electric meters.

    A significant drop in energy consumption hardly ever means there's a defect—it just means the conservation efforts are working just fine,...

  • Future impact of environmental scorecards, hospital global purchasing guidelines revealed in new report at 2012 CleanMed Europe Conference

    September 28th, 2012 - 9:30 am
    In the News

    Johnson & Johnson Press Release

    Linking “greener” operations to mission of healing is key to long-term sustainability of health care organizations

    New Brunswick, NJ (Sept. 26, 2012) – At today’s 2012 CleanMed Europe Conference, a research study was showcased revealing that increased global demand for more sustainable health care is driving the...

  • Doctors Overlook Chemical Illnesses, Study Finds

    July 16th, 2012 - 3:29 pm
    In the News

    ScienceDaily (July 10, 2012) — Chemical intolerance contributes to the illnesses of 1 in 5 patients but the condition seldom figures in their diagnosis, according to clinical research directed by a UT Medicine San Antonio physician.

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120710120331.htm

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