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Data integrity calls 2020

  • Awards
A quality data set is key to a strong Practice Greenhealth Award application. Listen to archived calls reviewing data submission for key content areas. If you have questions, reach out to your member engagement manager or the awards hotline - 888-378-2259.  

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2020 Awards winners list

List of this year's Environmental Excellence Award winners.

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Sustainable procurement directory

  • Sustainable procurement
This resource provides Practice Greenhealth members with guidance on more than 120 products and services health care organizations can target for sustainable procurement.  Medical products Non-medical products Services

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Awards promotion

  • Awards
Congratulations on winning a Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Award and on your organization’s exemplary environmental stewardship. In recognition of your dedication to environmental excellence and to help spread the word of this honor, starting on May 20, Practice Greenhealth plans to:  Announce all award winners on the Practice Greenhealth website. Issue a press release about…

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Environmental Excellence Awards sample news items

  • Awards
Here are two sample news stories for Practice Greenhealth’s Environmental Excellence Awards. Feel free to use some or all of this content as you promote your win internally and externally. You can find additional resources, including award logos, on our website. If you have questions, please reach out to us.  Sample news story 1 <Hospital name> recognized for its leadership on…

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Environmental Excellence Awards staff email template

  • Awards
To save you time, we drafted this customizable email to recognize your team: Hello, [insert team member name here]. Thank you for taking the time to gather data and contribute to our Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Award application. Our facility won [insert award(s) names here] this year, and we couldn’t have done it without you. We welcome your suggestions on how to strengthen…

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Copia COVID-19 food insecurity response flyer

The coronavirus pandemic is having a devastating impact on food security. Practice Greenhealth and Health Care Without Harm are working with Copia to coordinate the donation of food from hospitals to communities facing increased food insecurity from COVID-19. This flyer explains how the program works. 

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How-to guide for Healthy Carpet

  • Chemicals
  • Guide
  • Healthy interiors
  • Healthy Carpet
The Healthy Carpet how-to guide assists hospitals in achieving the Healthy Carpet goal, which targets the elimination of chemicals and materials in carpet that can contribute to a wide range of negative health effects, including asthma, cancer, and developmental impacts, as well as environmental impacts.

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Healthy Carpet guidance

  • Chemicals
  • Guide
  • Healthy interiors
  • Healthy Carpet
This document provides guidance for manufacturers wishing to meet Health Care Without Harm’s Healthy Carpet criteria. The criteria apply to carpet tile, broadloom carpet, and carpet padding. The criteria do not apply to area rugs and outdoor carpet and rugs.

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Award application questions

  • Awards
Practice Greenhealth makes an Excel workbook available with all the questions on the application, which can be used for internal data gathering.

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