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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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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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Environmental considerations for furniture

  • EPP
  • EPP Resource
  • Sustainable procurement
  • Healthy interiors
  • Guide
Why ask environmental questions for furnishings? Furniture and medical furnishings are made with chemicals and materials that may be hazardous and may pose risks to staff, patients and entire communities throughout their life cycle. Below are suggested line-item environmental questions for furniture and medical furnishings. These questions can be integrated into a RFP/RFI and used to evaluate…

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Seattle Children's Transportation Benefits

  • Transportation
  • Exemplary Document
  • Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Poster
  • Employee Benefit
Seattle Children's Hospitals offers employees a range of transportation assistance and commuting options as an employee benefit.

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Transportation get started guide

  • Transportation
  • Get Started Guide
  • Guide
  • Toolkit
(Transportation toolkit) The Practice Greenhealth Transportation get started guide provides guidance and resources for hospitals to create a transportation baseline, identify goals, and identify strategies to reduce the environmental and human health impacts of transportation in the health care sector.

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Transportation Get Started guide

Green employee benefit community-supported agriculture guide

  • Employee engagement
  • Employee Benefit
  • Get Started Guide
  • Guide
  • Get Started Guide
  • Guide
  • Toolkit
(Employee engagement toolkit) Green employee benefits can facilitate behavior changes with tangible results which also measurably benefit the environment. They have the potential to accelerate meaningful environmental impacts and bring sustainability values deeper into the fabric of an organization. The services can help retain and attract employees, as well as benefit their health and financial…

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HealthPartners EV Philosophy

  • Exemplary Document
  • HealthPartners
  • Transportation
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Policy
HealthPartners is committed to supporting sustainable transportation, including accommodating electric vehicles on our campuses. As an enterprise, we intend to offer EV charging at facilities where this is reasonably possible and where the need has been identified.

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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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