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  • Healthcare Sector Leaders Urge Obama, Congress to Invest in Alternative Energy and Green Jobs in Healthcare

    February 2nd, 2009 - 12:00 am
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    More than 57,000 new jobs, 26,800 of which will be new clean energy jobs, could be created in the United States through the Renewable Energy and Green Healthcare Jobs Initiative offered to Congress and the Administration by Health Care Without Harm, Practice Greenhealth and Global Health and Safety Initiative.

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  • Practice Greenhealth Announces Energy Impact Calculator for Health Facilities

    January 28th, 2009 - 12:00 am
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    Practice Greenhealth has launched a new web‐based tool to calculate the public health impact and costs of electricity consumed by health facilities in the United States generated from non‐renewable fossil fuel.

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  • Green Guide for Health Care Announces New Senior Director

    January 27th, 2009 - 12:00 am
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    The Green Guide for Health Care (GGHC) is pleased to announce the selection of Kumkum M. Dilwali, MS, LEEDTM‐AP, as Senior Director. Dilwali has extensive experience in green building and design, having led the green design and construction aspects for two years on behalf of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA for the thirteen‐story Shapiro Cardiovascular Center.

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  • Revised Green Guide for Health Care Operations Section Released

    January 14th, 2009 - 12:00 am
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    The most significant revision to the Green Guide for Health Care Version 2.2 Operations section to date has been released. “The revised Operations section heralds a new era in sustainable facility operations in health care,” said Janet Brown, director of Sustainable Operations at Practice Greenhealth.

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  • Practice Greenhealth Hires First Executive

    April 13th, 2008 - 11:00 pm
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    A new member-based organization, Practice Greenhealth, has named Robert N. Jarboe as its Executive Director. Jarboe, a seasoned nonprofit executive, comes to PracticeGreenhealth with a substantial background in creating nonprofits, nonprofit mergers and transitions of government organizations to nonprofit status. His career, stretching some thirty years, includes the creation, building and management of organizations on local, state and...

  • Addressing Healthcare's Energy and Climate Change Challenges

    March 31st, 2008 - 11:00 pm
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    By Nick DeDominicis
    Healthcare Design Magazine

    Rapidly accelerating climate change, caused by greenhouse gas emissions from the burning of fossil fuels, is resulting in dangerous environmental events and serious public health consequences. In its recently released Fourth Assessment Report (http://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/assessment-report/ar4/syr/ar4_syr...

  • More Hospitals Using Integrated Pest Management to Reduce Pesticides

    June 4th, 2007 - 11:00 pm
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    Pest control company Orkin, Inc. and Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (H2E) today announced that an increasing number of hospitals implement Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs in their facilities, according to the results of a poll of health care professionals.

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