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  • North Shore Hospitals

    February 10th, 2016 - 9:23 am
    In the News

    North Shore Hospitals provide environmental and wellness programs to help keep our communities healthy and thriving.


  • 50 rural hospital CEOs to know | 2016

    February 10th, 2016 - 9:17 am
    In the News

    Written by Shannon Barnet and Kelly Gooch | February 08, 2016

    Mayo. Johns Hopkins. Mount Sinai. Barnes-Jewish. These massive hospitals and health systems are practically household names. That said, many Americans live in small, rural communities and rely on lesser-known hospitals for high-quality healthcare. To honor the leaders behind these remote providers, Becker's Hospital Review has named the...

  • Carilion joins national initiative to reduce carbon footprint

    February 4th, 2016 - 11:09 am
    Press Releases

    By Christina Craig - Reporter

    ROANOKE (WSLS10) – A nationwide movement among health care centers to reduce the carbon footprint is coming to Roanoke. Carilion is the first hospital in the Roanoke Valley to take part in the Healthier Hospitals Initiative. The idea is to improve the health of the environment.

  • Gary Cohen on Tulsa Public Radio

    February 4th, 2016 - 10:58 am
    Press Releases

    On this installment of StudioTulsa on Health, we learn about Health Care Without Harm, an international coalition of hospitals, health care systems, medical professionals, environmental health organizations, and similar groups. This coalition was formed in 1996, shortly after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency identified medical waste incineration as the leading source of dioxin emissions in this country. (Dioxin is one of the most...

  • Awards and Recognition for Your Surgical Team

    February 1st, 2016 - 6:26 pm

    Have you considered highlighting the work your facility has accomplished in the surgical department? Perhaps your facility isn’t ready yet for the full Environmental Excellence Award application but has done some stellar work in the operating room. Consider applying for the Greening the OR Award to earn some recognition for your surgical staff. There are different levels to recognize the different levels of accomplishment.

  • 2016 Awards Tools and Tips

    February 1st, 2016 - 4:36 pm

    The deadline for awards is Friday, February 26 at 5:00 PST, and we want to do everything we can to make the process smooth for you. We hear some people have been experiencing difficulty accessing their awards applications - this might help you with your login process.

    Why is it saying my email is not recognized when I try to login in to the Awards Application website? 

    The link...

  • Furniture Companies Release Lists of Environmentally Preferable Products

    January 26th, 2016 - 2:16 pm
    Press Releases

    Showcases growing movement to eliminate chemicals of concern from health care

    [Reston, VA] Eleven furniture manufacturers and two textile suppliers have publicly released lists of products that avoid the use of chemicals linked to negative health and environmental impacts. The release of these lists makes it easy for hospitals to identify, compare, and select furniture that meets their...

  • Watch Out 2016! Are You Ready for Healthy Food in Health Care?

    January 22nd, 2016 - 10:26 am

    By Stacia Clinton

    Over this past year, the Healthy Food in Health Care network of leadership hospitals, clinician champions, and fierce food service directors charged forward, leading the food system towards resiliency and our nation's communities towards health. Transitions were ubiquitous as hospitals...

  • More hospitals purchasing antibiotic-free meat

    January 14th, 2016 - 12:51 pm
    In the News

    by Jess White January 14, 2016 Comments (0)


  • Start the Year by Registering for CleanMed

    January 13th, 2016 - 4:12 pm

    By Sherry MacDonald, Director of Marketing and Communications

    With the start of 2016, Practice Greenhealth and Health Care Without Harm are already planning CleanMed 2016. We have many new features this year that will help you leverage current resources, do more with less, and keep you connected to thought leaders who can share their success strategies in environmentally friendly practices. Our exhibition will also...

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