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  • 100 Years Too Late

    June 10th, 2015 - 3:58 pm
    In the News

    In response to the G7’s announcement to phase out fossil fuels by the end of the century, Gary Cohen argues we’re being lulled into thinking we have more time than we really do. 

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  • Ohio Hospitals’ Energy Conservation Efforts Ensure Patient Health, Cut Costs

    June 9th, 2015 - 11:00 pm
    In the News

    Published by Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth, Ohio Healthier Hospitals: A Collection of Energy Case Studies showcases successful efforts by Cleveland Clinic, Highland District Hospital, ProMedica, and University Hospitals to implement energy reduction initiatives that increased air quality, improved patient health, and reduced operating expenses.

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  • Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals saluted for energy-saving initiatives

    June 9th, 2015 - 11:41 am
    In the News

    By TIMOTHY MAGAW  

    Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals are being lauded for their energy conservation efforts.

    The Northeast Ohio health care juggernauts are two of four Ohio health organizations — the others being Highland District Hospital in Hillsborough and ProMedica in Toledo — highlighted in a recent report from ...

  • Ohio Hospitals’ Energy Conservation Efforts Ensure Patient Health, Cut Costs

    June 9th, 2015 - 8:00 am
    Press Releases

    New Report Showcases Clean Energy Commitments from Four Leading Health Organizations

    [Columbus, Ohio] Four Ohio health organizations – Cleveland Clinic, Highland District Hospital, ProMedica, and University Hospitals – successfully implemented energy reduction initiatives that increased air quality, improved patient health, and reduced operating expenses.

    Their successes were published in...

  • The Myth That Coal Is Cheap

    June 5th, 2015 - 12:00 am
    In the News

    Its health and other societal costs are staggering. Phasing out coal-fired power plants would be good for the country.

    BY GARY COHEN | JUNE 5, 2015

    In May, Republican U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia introduced legislation to roll back President Obama's ...

  • CleanMed marks its twelfth conference

    June 2nd, 2015 - 12:15 pm
    Blog

    Author: Jeffrey Brown, Executive Director

    This month Practice Greenhealth and HCWH brought almost one thousand health care professionals, suppliers to health care, educators, and others interested in the sector, to Portland, Oregon for CleanMed 2015.

    We know there are strong and definitive connections between human health, environmental health, and financial health. The organizations leading the transformation of health...

  • Governments Recognize Air Pollution’s Threat to Human Health

    May 28th, 2015 - 11:22 am
    In the News

    World Health Assembly’s Air Pollution Resolution is a Small First Step

    http://www.healthyenergyinitiative.org/governments-recognize-air-pollutions-threat-to-human-health/

    The world’s governments took an important step forward in recognizing air pollution as a major threat to human health, ...

  • Lovell Federal Health Care Center is named Practice Greenhealth Partner for Change

    May 21st, 2015 - 5:02 pm
    In the News

    FHCC formally acknowledged for environmentally preferable practices

    NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. - The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) was awarded the 2015 "Greenhealth Partner for Change" Award by Practice Greenhealth, the nation's leading health care community that empowers its members to increase their efficiencies and environmental stewardship while improving patient safety and care through tools, best practices...

  • Practice Greenhealth Names Grumman/Butkus a 2015 Champion for Change

    May 21st, 2015 - 4:55 pm
    In the News

    EVANSTON, Illinois – May 20, 2015 – For the third year in a row, Grumman/Butkus Associates has received a Champion for Change award from Practice Greenhealth, a nonprofit membership organization.

    The group offers environmental solutions for the healthcare sector and promotes best practices by hospitals, related facilities, and their suppliers and service providers. The Champion for Change award recognizes businesses, group purchasing...

  • CleanMed 2015 Conference Gives Health Care Leaders the Knowledge and Means to Use Sustainability to Improve the Patient Experience, Environmental, Population and Financial Health

    May 21st, 2015 - 11:28 am
    Press Releases

    (Reston, Va.)— CleanMed, the nation’s premier national environmental conference for leaders in health care sustainability, marked its twelfth conference last week by drawing over a thousand attendees to Portland, Oregon to discuss best practices and preview innovative new technologies, products and services. CleanMed is convened and organized jointly each year by long-time sustainability organizations, Practice Greenhealth and Health Care...

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