Members: Login Here


Don't yet have a Practice Greenhealth account? Request one HERE!

Forgot your password?
top-header-image

Practice Greenhealth Celebrates Ten Years of Environmental Excellence Awards

2012 Award Winners Announced

(Denver, CO)  Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading membership association devoted to environmentally responsible health care, has announced its 2012 Environmental Excellence Award winners.  These coveted awards are given to institutions within the health care sector for outstanding programs to reduce the facility’s environmental footprint.

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Madigan Healthcare System, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, MetroWest Medical Center/Framing­ham Union Hospital and MetroWest Medical Center/Leonard Morse Hospital were acknowledged with Practice Greenhealth‘s highest award by being admitted to the Environmental  LeadershipCircle,  which honors facilities that exemplify environmental excellence and are setting the highest standards for environmental practices in health care.

“The entire Practice Greenhealth community is committed to improving health care’s environmental performance,” said Practice Greenhealth Executive Director Laura Wenger. “Our award winners are a remarkable group of facilities that are the best of the best, and exemplify the progress that the health care sector has made in the past decade.”

Ten major health systems, including Advocate Health Care, Bon Secours Health System, Inc., Cleveland Clinic Health System, Covenant Health Systems, Dignity Health, Fairview Health Services, Hospital Sisters Health System, Kaiser Permanente, MedStar Health, and Spectrum Health, received the System for Change  Award.  Thisaward recognizes health systems that are working cohesively to gather data, set system goals, benchmark, and share successes in environmental performance.

Practice Greenhealth will honor its top performers at the Environmental Excellence Awards today in Denver, Colo., at an awards presentation and gala dinner ceremony during CleanMed, the premier global conference on environmentally sustainable health care.  Practice Greenhealth will sponsor the donation of mercury-free thermometers and sphygmomanometers to seven hospitals in Bali in honor of each award presented.

A full list of Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence award winners follows.

About Practice Greenhealth

Practice Greenhealth is the nation’s leading membership and networking organization for institutions in the health care community that have made a commitment to sustainable, eco-friendly practices. Members include hospitals, health care systems, businesses, Group Purchasing Organizations, community health centers and other stakeholders engaged in the greening of health care to improve the health of patients, staff and the environment. For more information on Practice Greenhealth, visit www.practicegreenhealth.org.


###

Award Winners

Environmental Leadership Circle - New Inductees

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, IL

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago IL

Madigan Healthcare System, Tacoma, WA

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA

MetroWest Medical Center/Framing­ham Union Hospital, Framingham, MA

MetroWest Medical Center/Leonard Morse Hospital, Natick, MA

 

Environmental Leadership Award Members

Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo, MI

Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Dominican Hospital, Santa Cruz, CA

Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT

Gundersen Lutheran, La Crosse, WI

Metro Health Hospital, Wyoming, MI

Northern Michigan Regional Hospital, Petoskey, MI

Providence Milwaukie Hospital, Milwaukie, OR

Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, OR

Providence St. Patrick Hospital, Missoula, MT

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, OR

Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia, MN

Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, WI

Sequoia Hospital, Redwood City, CA

St. Francis Hospital – Eastside, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, Greenville, SC

St. Francis Hospital- Downtown, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, Greenville, SC

St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Stockton, CA

St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center, Green Bay, WI

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor, MI

University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

 

System for Change Award

Advocate Health Care, Oakbrook, IL

Bon Secours Health System, Inc., Marriottsville, MN

Cleveland Clinic Health System, Cleveland, OH

Covenant Health Systems, Tewksbury, MA

Dignity Health, San Francisco, CA

Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis, MN

Hospital Sisters Health System, Springfield, IL

Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA

MedStar Health, Columbia, MD

Spectrum Health System, Grand Rapids, MI

 

Champion for Change with Distinction Award

Construction Specialties, Inc., Muncy, PA

Perkins+Will, New York, NY

 

Champion for Change Award

Amerinet, St. Louis, MO

BD, Franklin Lakes, NJ

Boulder Associates Architects, Boulder, CO

Compression Therapy Concepts Inc., Eatontown, NJ

Cordis Corporation, Part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, San German, PR

Global Links, Pittsburgh, PA

HDR, Omaha, NE

HealthTrust Purchasing Group, Brentwood, TN

Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ

Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment, Baltimore, MD

Mazzetti Nash Lipsey Burch, San Francisco, CA

MedAssets Supply Chain Systems, Plano, TX

Medline Industries, Inc., Mundelein, IL

Novation, LLC, Irving, TX

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics – Part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, Raritan, NJ

Premier healthcare alliance, Charlotte, NC

SRI Surgical, Tampa, FL

SterilMed, Inc., Maple Grove, MN

Stryker Sustainability Solutions, Tempe, AZ

 

DEHP-Free Award

Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center-Richmond, Midlothian, VA

 

Partner for Change with Distinction

Advocate Christ Medical Center and Hope Children’s Hospital, Oak Lawn, IL

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington, IL

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL

Advocate South Suburban Hospital, Hazel Crest, IL

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Bon Secours Community Hospital, Bon Secours Charity Health System, Port Jervis, NY

Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE

Columbia St. Mary’s Health System, Milwaukee, WI

Department of Veterans Affairs, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR

Euclid Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Euclid, OH

Fairview Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Fairview Southdale Hospital, Edina, MN

Good Samaritan Hospital, Bon Secours Charity Health System, Suffern, NY

Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Inova Alexandria Hospital, Alexandria, VA

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Fairfax, VA

Inova Loudoun Hospital, Leesburg, VA

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, Alexandria, VA

James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona, PA

Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center, Baltimore, MD

Maryview Medical Center, Bon Secours Virginia – Hampton Roads, VA

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

MI nursing Restorative Center, Lawrence, MA

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital, Spokane, WA

Providence st. Peter Hospital, Olympia WA

Saint Anthony Community Hospital, Bon Secours Charity Health System, Warwick, NY

San Diego V.A. Healthcare System, San Diego, CA

South Pointe Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Warrensville Hts., OH

Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI

Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI

St. John’s Regional medical Center, Oxnard, CA

St. Joseph Regional Health Network, Reading, PA

St. Mary’s Health System, Lewiston, ME

St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay, WI

Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA

The Ottawa Hospital – General Campus, Ottawa, ON

UCSF Medical Center/UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, San Francisco, CA

University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – Riverside Campus (West Bank) Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview – university Campus (East Bank) Minneapolis, MN

Washington Hospital Healthcare System, Fremont, CA

Wilmington Hospital, Wilmington, DE

Youville Place, Lexington, MA

 

Partner for Change Award

Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, IL

Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AR

Ashtabula County Medical Center, a Cleveland Clinic Affiliate, Ashtabula, OH

Baptist Hospital fo Miami, Miami, FL

Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center, Bon Secours Virginia – Hampton Roads, Norfolk, VA

Bon Secours Hospital, Bon Secours Baltimore Health Corp[oration, Baltimore, MD

Bon Secours Maria Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Bon Secours St. Petersburg Health System, St. Petersburg, FL

Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center, Bon Secours Virginia – Richmond, Mechanicsville, VA

Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital, Bon Secours Virginia – Richmond, Richmond, VA

Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center, Bon Secours Virginia – Richmond, Midlothian, VA

Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, TX

CHRISTUS Saint Frances Cabrini Hospital, Alexandria, LA

Cleveland Clinic Family Health & Surgery Center, Independence, Independence, OH

Cleveland Clinic Family Health and Surgery Center, Beachwood, OH

Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center, Brunswick, Brunswick, OH

Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center, Westlake, Westlake, OH

Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center, Chagrin Falls, Chagrin Falls, OH

Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center, Solon, Solon, OH

Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center, Strongsville, Strongsville, OH

Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center, Willoughby Hills, Willoughby Hills, OH

Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center, Wooster, Wooster, OH

Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL

Community Hospital of San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA

Department of Veterans Affairs, Nashville, TN

Doctors Hospital, Coral Gables, FL

Evans Army Community Hospital, Fort Carson, CO

Evergreen Healthcare, Kirkland, WA

Fairview Ridges Hospital, Burnsville, MN

Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Towson, MD

Hillcrest Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Mayfield Heights, OH

Homestead Hospital, Homestead, FL

Hudson Hospital & Clinics, Hudson, WI

Huron Valley Sinai Hospital, Commerce, MI

Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA

Iowa Health – Des Moines, Des Moines, IA

Kaiser Foundation Hospital Antioch, Antioch, CA

Kaiser Foundation Hospital Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA

Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center, Baldwin Park, CA

Kaiser Permanente Georgia Region, Atlanta, GA

Kaiser Permanente Health Plan of Ohio, Cleveland, OH

Kaiser Permanente of the Mid Atlantic States, Rockville, MD

Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center, Riverside, CA

Kaiser Permanente Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center, San Jose, CA

Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA

Lakewood Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Lakewood, OH

Lexington Medical Center, West Columbia, SC

Lutheran Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Mariners Hospital, Tavernier, FL

Maristhill Nursing and Rehab, Waltham, MA

Mary Immaculate Hospital, Bon Secours Virginia – Hampton Roads, Newport News, VA

Marymount Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Garfield Heights, OH

Mayo Clinic Health System – Luther Campus, Eau Claire, WI

Medina Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Medina, OH

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore, MD

MedStar Harbor Hospital, Baltimore, MD

MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, Gilbert, AZ

Moncrief Army Community Hospital, Fort Jackson, SC

New York – Presbyterian Hospital/The Allen Hospital, New York, NY

New York – Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY

Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Northridge, CA

Northwest Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Bon Secours Kentucky Health System, Ashland, KY

Palomar Medical Center, Escondido, CA

Pomerado Hospital, Escondido, CA

Providence St. Mary Medical Center, Walla Walla, WA

Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center, Oregon City, OR

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Saint Francis Medical Center, Grand Island, NE

Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, MA

Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center & Orthopaedic Hospital, Santa Monica, CA

Schneck Medical Center, Seymour, IN

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, Grass Valley, CA

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

South Miami Hospital, South Miami, FL

Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital, Reed City, MI

Spectrum Health United Hospital, Greenville, MI

St. Andre Health Care, Biddeford ME

St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor, WA

St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham, IL

St. Clare Hospital, Lakewood, WA

St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way, WA

St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI

St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua, NH

St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma, WA

St. Mary Health Care, Worcester, MA

Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL

The Ottawa Hospital-Civic Campus, Ottawa, ON

The Ottawa Hospital-Riverside Campus, Ottawa, ON

UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA

VA Medical Center Huntington, Huntington, WV

W.S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI

Westlake Hospital, Melrose Park, IL

 

Making Medicine Mercury-Free Award

Cleveland Clinic Family Health & Surgery Center, Independence, Independence, OH

Cleveland Clinic Family Health and Surgery Center, Strongsville, Strongsville, OH

Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center, Brunswick, Brunswick, OH

Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center, Willoughby Hills, Willoughby Hills, OH

Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center, Chagrin Falls, Chagrin Falls, OH

Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center, Westlake, Westlake, OH

Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center, Wooster, Wooster, OH

Evans Army Community Hospital (EACH) Fort Carson, CO

Hudson Hospital & Clinics, Hudson, WI

James E Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona, PA

Lexington Medical Center, West Columbia, SC

Marymount Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Garfield Heights, OH

Provena Mercy Medical Center, Aurora, IL

Providence Holy Family Hospital, Spokane, WA

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, Grass Valley, CA

South Pointe Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Warrensville Heights, OH

Spectrum Health United Hospital, Greenville, MI

St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor, WA

St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham, IL

St. Elizabeth Hospital, Enumclaw, WA

St. Joseph Healthcare, Bangor, ME

Westlake Hospital, Melrose Park, IL

Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

 

Partner Recognition

Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal, IL

Advocate Eureka Hospital, Eureka, IL

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, KY

Chandler Regional Medical Center, Chandler, AZ

Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit MI

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, CT

Detroit Receiving Hospital & University Health Center, Detroit, MI

DMC Surgery Hospital, Madison Heights, MI

Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Woman’s Hospital, Detroit, MI

Huron Valley Sinai Hospital, Commerce, MI

Kaiser Permanente Fontana/Ontario, Fontana, CA

Kaiser Permanente Fremont, Fremont, CA

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Hayward, Hayward, CA

Kaiser Permanente Panorama City, Panorama City, CA

Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Medical Center, South San Francisco, CA

Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center, Vallejo, CA

Kaiser Roseville Medical Center, Roseville, CA

Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center, Clackamas, OR

Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA

Lehigh Valley Health Network Bethlehem, PA

Littleton Adventist Hospital, Littleton, CO

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital – 2012, Washington, D.C.

Naval Hospital Bremerton, Bremerton, WA

New York-Presbyterian Hospital /Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

New York -Presbyterian Hospital/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York, New York, NY

New York-Presbyterian Hospital/The Westchester Division, White Plains, NY

Paradise Valley Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

Parker Adventist Hospital, Parker, CO

Providence Centralia Hospital, Centralia, WA

Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, Hood River, OR

Providence Medford Medical Center, Medford, OR

Providence Newberg Medical Center, Newberg, OR

Providence Seaside Hospital, Seaside, OR

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Hospital, Hudson, FL

Saint Francis Litchfield, Litchfield, IL

Scott & White Hospital-Temple, Temple, TX

Sinai-Grace Hospital, Detroit, MI

Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial Hospital, Freemont, MI

Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital, Lakeview, MI

St. John Medical Center, Westlake, OH

St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, IL

St. Joseph’s Hospital, Breese, IL

St. Joseph’s Hospital, Chippewa Falls, WI

St. Joseph’s Hospital – Highland, Highland, IL

St. Mary’s Hospital, Streator, IL

St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur, IL

St. Mary’s Ville Nursing Home Inc., Elmhurst Township, PA

St. Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan, WI

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Beachwood, OH

UH Richmond Medical Center, Richmond Heights, OH

University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, Chardon, OH

US Department of Veterans Affairs VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ

Winn Army Community Hospital, Fort Steward, GZ

Youville House Assisted Living Residence, Cambridge, MA

Comments

Please log in to post a comment.

Join Practice Greenhealth

Practice Greenhealth is the nation’s leading membership and networking organization for institutions in the healthcare community that have made a commitment to sustainable, eco-friendly practices.

Join Practice Greenhealth
Sitemap (click to minimize or expand)