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  • Kimberly Clark Corporation joins Practice Greenhealth initiatives

    March 1st, 2012 - 2:17 pm
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    Consumer products company supports Greening the Operating Room and Greening the Supply Chain

    March 20, 2012(Reston, Virginia)—Practice Greenhealth announced today that Kimberly Clark Corporation has signed on as a supporter of two of the non-profit’s major initiatives, Greening the Operating Room and Greening the Supply Chain.

    Hospitals are energy and resource...

  • Practice Greenhealth Names Laura Wenger, RN, as Executive Director

    February 20th, 2012 - 9:50 am
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    Practice Greenhealth is pleased to announce that it has named Laura Wenger, R.N., as its executive director.  Wenger has served as interim executive director since October 2011, and replaces Anna Gilmore Hall, RN, CAE, who stepped down in September.

    “I am proud to be executive director of the nation’s leading health care sustainability organization...

  • Practice Greenhealth Announces Sustainability Benchmark Report

    January 9th, 2012 - 8:20 am
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    Practice Greenhealth has published its third annual Sustainability Benchmark Report – an analysis of activities and programs  at a number of hospitals that are highly-engaged in their commitments to sustainable, eco-friendly practices.

    Practice Greenhealth has been recognizing environmental excellence in health care sustainability since the inception of its Awards...

  • Practice Greenhealth Announces Release of 'Standardized Environmental Questions for Medical Products,' Version 1.0

    October 13th, 2011 - 11:38 am
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    Practice Greenhealth has announced the release of the Standardized Environmental Questions for Medical Products (Version 1.0), which can be used to guide the identification, selection and procurement of environmentally preferable medical products. This tool is a significant part of Practice Greenhealth’s Greening the Supply Chain™ Initiative, which was launched earlier this year in order to provide a common...

  • Practice Greenhealth Launches Greening the Supply Chain Initiative

    August 30th, 2011 - 12:50 pm
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    Practice Greenhealth has announced the formation of the Greening the Supply Chain™ Initiative. The Initiative extends Practice Greenhealth’s leadership role in supporting hospitals by engaging businesses in meeting the emerging demand for more environmentally preferable purchasing (EPP) practices for products within health care facilities, GPOs and in the business marketplace. These businesses are coming together with...

  • Practice Greenhealth members named ‘green’ power purchasing leaders

    May 5th, 2011 - 7:28 pm
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    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the current top-50 list of the country’s leading purchasers of ‘green’ power – solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and small-scale hydroelectric. The listing is compiled from members of the EPA’s Green Power Partnership, which works with a variety of organizations, from Fortune 500 companies to local, state and federal governments, and a growing number of colleges and universities....

  • Practice Greenhealth and Citi Launch the Healthcare Renewable Energy Initiative

    April 6th, 2011 - 7:29 pm
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    Citi, a global leader in renewable energy, and Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization for healthcare institutions committed to implementing sustainable, eco-friendly practices, announced a new pilot partnership effort: the Healthcare Renewable Energy Initiative (HREI). HREI is an offering of transparent and flexible financing options for health systems and hospitals seeking...

  • Practice Greenhealth Announces Winners of 2011 Environmental Excellence Awards

    April 4th, 2011 - 11:00 pm
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    Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s only membership association devoted to environmentally responsible healthcare, has announced its 2011 Environmental Excellence Award winners. These competitive awards are given within the healthcare sector to institutions for outstanding programs to reduce the facility’s environmental footprint.

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  • NatureEarth by LDI and AARDBalm announce agreement

    March 31st, 2011 - 11:00 pm
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    NatureEarth® by LDI and AARDBalm announce an agreement where NatureEarth® by LDI will market AARDBalm’s Formaldehyde-Free Embalming Products. “Findings in the 2009 Journal of the National Cancer Institute report that Funeral Directors who work closely with formaldehyde based products are at significantly higher risk of myeloid leukemia.” says Joshua Dame, Vice President of...

  • HDR will sponsor national effort to green operating rooms

    February 15th, 2011 - 12:00 am
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    HDR Architecture, Inc., a leading international architecture, engineering, interior design and planning firm, has joined the group of corporate sponsors of Practice Greenhealth’s Greening the Operating Room Initiative.

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