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  • Belimed Joins National Health Organization Supporting Environmental Practices

    February 8th, 2013 - 10:38 am
    In the News

    February 7, 2013

    Mary Jo Doll, Belimed

    Lara Sutherland, Practice Greenhealth

    Charleston, SC, BelimedInc. (www.belimed....

  • B. Braun Joins National Health Organization Supporting Environmental Practices

    January 25th, 2013 - 2:25 pm
    In the News

    Bethlehem, PA – January 24, 2013 – B.Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) is pleased to announce that it will be partnering with Practice Greenhealth, a membership organization for institutions and businesses in the health care field who are engaged in reducing their environmental footprints.

    Practice Greenhealth provides practical guidance, training, consultation, and business solutions to help its members in their efforts to...

  • 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...

  • Changemaker Inspiring Change

    December 12th, 2012 - 4:17 pm

    Seema Wadhwa
    Director, Healthier Hospitals Initiative

    I recently had the opportunity to listen to Derek Parker receive the Changemaker Award at CHD's Healthcare Design Conference.

    His acceptance speech was unlike any other I had ever listened to – partly because it was less a speech and more an interview, but mostly because it was so raw and real.

    There were indeed some sound bites that...

  • 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...

  • Hospitals – Key to Emergency Preparedness

    December 1st, 2012 - 5:06 pm

    By Laura Wenger, RN
    Executive Director
    Practice Greenhealth

    Hospitals – Key to Emergency Preparedness

    As climate change continues to impact human health, record number of asthma and respiratory disease cases are brought forth each day to our hospital community. Diseases that were once thought of as only impacting foreign lands are now being seen for the first time in the United States. Our hospitals...

  • 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...

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