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Blank copy of the 2020 Partner for Change application - For facilities with overnight beds and operating rooms (acute care and critical access hospitals). Please note: These documents will not be accepted as the application. The PDFs are only meant to assist at the beginning of the process. All applications must be submitted through the award system at awards.practicegreenhealth.org.
Blank copy of the 2020 Partner for Change (long-term care) application - For facilities with overnight beds and no operating rooms (long-term care, psych or rehab hospitals). Please note: These documents will not be accepted as the application. The PDFs are only meant to assist at the beginning of the process. All applications must be submitted through the award system at awards.practicegreenhealth.org.
Blank copy of the 2020 Partner for Change (outpatient care facility) application for facilities with no overnight beds (outpatient care facilities, stand-alone laboratories, blood banks, or clinics). Please note: These documents will not be accepted as the application. The PDFs are only meant to assist at the beginning of the process. All applications must be submitted through the award system at awards.practicegreenhealth.org.
2020 has been a year of immense turmoil, placing unprecedented pressure on our health care providers. To support our members, Practice Greenhealth revised our Environmental Excellence Awards process. For the 2021 awards season, we are suspending the tiered awards structure, including Top 25 and Circles of Excellence, in favor of a single, broad recognition category. We look forward to celebrating hospitals that have continued their sustainability work in the face of incredible challenges while capturing your facilities’ unique stories of resiliency and innovation that have emerged during… Read More
Practice Greenhealth uses a number of criteria to evaluate Environmental Excellence Award applications in its efforts to recognize hospitals and health systems for their outstanding achievements. To assist Practice Greenhealth health care facility members in gaining an understanding of how applications are evaluated, Practice Greenhealth has put together the following overview on our scoring framework.
Once a quarter, up to four affiliate premium partners will be featured in an interactive session with breakouts to introduce, share, and spark conversation with the Practice Greenhealth network at large. Affiliate partners are manufacturers, suppliers, service providers, or other supply chain partners. As a key player in the health care supply chain, collaboration is paramount to our work. “I really enjoyed the information and plan to share it with my colleagues.” – Forum participant Affiliate premium partners may share information about their company's sustainability efforts and… Read More
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By joining as an Industry Partner, we provide opportunities for organizations to access more in-depth information and resources, participate in higher-level opportunities, and obtain greater visibility in the health care sustainability space and the Practice Greenhealth network to meet their professional and business objectives. If health care is everyone's business, then certainly transforming health care should be also. The challenges of environmental stewardship, climate health, and addressing the social determinants of health stand to benefit from the creativity and collective work of… Read More
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Affiliate partners are manufacturers, suppliers, service providers, or other supply chain partners. As a key player in the health care supply chain, your partnership and collaboration are paramount to our work. The premium level was created because we heard from our supplier partners and others that they were interested in new, different ways to engage and collaborate with Practice Greenhealth and our network hospitals and health systems. So, we developed exclusive events and opportunities to participate in throughout the year. “We're excited to not only get access to the resources and… Read More
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Organizations To Align Efforts on Education & Training of Healthcare System Professionals WASHINGTON, DC – April 26, 2017 – The Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) and Practice Greenhealth, organizations who have a common interest in advancing climate preparedness and sustainability in the healthcare sector, announced a partnership today that will advance their shared missions — to heighten the knowledge, skills, and professional growth of healthcare system professionals in the public and private sector. Effective today, ACCO is providing a suite of climate science and… Read More
We previously announced the expansion of the Practice Greenhealth network to industry partners by inviting value chain partners like manufacturers, suppliers, service providers, government agencies, nonprofits, and higher education to join. Our new industry partner levels are affiliate (basic and premium), allied, and academic. Our hospital and health system levels remain the same. Organizations that join as industry partners will gain access to the same exclusive opportunities and resources as our hospital and health system partners. We’d like to welcome our industry partners to Practice… Read More
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