Awards tools and resources
Practice Greenhealth provides a range of tools and resources to support the awards application process. The following resources are available to Practice Greenhealth members.
Each year, Practice Greenhealth recognizes an array of health care organizations for their environmental achievements. This resource outlines the different categories of recognition a health care facility or health system can win.
Awards scoring resource
This resource offers an overview of the way Practice Greenhealth scores award applications within the Environmental Excellence Awards system.
Awards metrics list 2020
This resource offers an overview of the different metrics scored on the Partner Recognition and Partner for Change applications.
What’s new on the 2020 award applications?
This resource is an at-a-glance snapshot of improvements or new questions on the current year award applications. The changes reflected in this document are to help applicants quickly identify any changes to the application as compared to previous years.
Award application questions
Practice Greenhealth makes an Excel workbook available with all the questions on the application, which can be used for internal data gathering.
Frequently asked questions
This resource addresses frequently asked questions about starting and completing an award application.
Data 101 webinar series
Determining accurate data is a critical aspect of the awards process. To support this need, Practice Greenhealth has recorded a series of Data 101 presentations to walk sustainability teams and data analysts through the data collection protocol for key performance areas. View these recordings to help maximize data integrity.
Practice Greenhealth also conducts a series of data integrity sessions for previous year applicants who have received outlier warnings for key data points. Please contact awards technical assistance if you wish to join one of these sessions.
Awards promotional materials
Practice Greenhealth helps your organization recognize its achievement and spread the word. Learn more about our promotional materials.
Please contact awards technical assistance or call 888-378-2259 with questions about the Environmental Excellence Awards. You can also contact your member engagement liaison. VA facilities should first connect with their VISN mentor or email VAsupport@practicegreenhealth.org.
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