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VA Medical Center EPP memorandum, 2008

  • EPP
  • Policy
  • Sustainable procurement
  • Supply Chain
This 2008 VA Medical Center memorandum outlines their Green Procurement Program, including policy, planning, responsibilities, procedures, and more.

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2012 Environmental Excellence Awards Sustainability Benchmark Report

  • Benchmark Report
  • 2012
  • Report
Practice Greenhealth has been recognizing environmental excellence in health care sustainability since the Awards program inception in 2002. This is the fourth annual benchmark report, based on data supplied in applications by 2012 Partner for Change (PFC) and Environmental Leadership Circle (ELC) award winners. 

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2011 Environmental Excellence Awards Sustainability Benchmark Report

  • Benchmark Report
  • 2011
  • Report
Practice Greenhealth has been recognizing environmental excellence in health care sustainability since the Awards program inception in 2002. This is the third annual benchmark report, based on data supplied in applications by 2011 Partner for Change (PFC) and Environmental Leadership Circle (ELC) award winners. 

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HealthPartners Sustainability Benefits of Telemedicine

  • Exemplary Document
  • HealthPartners
  • Presentation
A slide from a HealthPartners presentation on the sustainability benefits of telemedicine. The slide contains data on estimated mileage and emissions saved.

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HealthPartners Supply Chain Services Policies 2016

  • HealthPartners
  • Exemplary Document
  • Policy
  • Supply Chain
  • Transportation
  • Fleet Vehicles
HealthPartner's policy on vehicle fleet management. This guidance includes steps to ensure a consistent purchasing process that takes advantage of volume discounts, best pricing, and promotes standardization as well as communication about options for maintenance and repairs to fleet vehicles and the re-use and proper disposal of vehicles.

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Environmental Commitment Statement Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital 2016

  • Exemplary Document
  • Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
  • Pledge
  • Policy
Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital has made a pledge to respect and protect Earth’s resources, restore environmental quality, practice stewardship, and protect human health. Open this resource to read the full environmental commitment statement.

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Environmental Commitment Statement Washington Hospital 2016

  • Exemplary Document
  • Washington Hospital
  • Pledge
  • Policy
The Washington Hospital Healthcare System (WHHS) affirms our commitment to promote healthier communities both locally and globally. We will strive to be an environmental leader in a manner that protects environmental and human health. WHHS recognizes the critical link between human health and the health of the environment. We will implement new and innovative ways to improve environmental…

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Advocate 2020 A3 Strategy 2016

  • Green Building
  • Engaged Leadership
  • Exemplary Document
  • Advocate Health Care
  • Report
The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) is a comprehensive national campaign to implement and improve environmental health and sustainability in the health care sector. To achieve 100% of the HHI goals, Advocate Health Care aims to implement proven environmental practices as standard processes and procedures, which contribute to improved patient outcomes, workplace safety, illness prevention,…

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